News: Beverages

18. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

EU's policy should support PET circularity

Plastics recycling PET Sheet Europe (PSE), a Brussels-based association of European PET film and sheet manufacturers, has released a statement urging European policymakers to enforce separate collection and recycling of PET trays followed by specific more

17. October 2018 | Packaging technology

KHS has its 150th anniversary

1906 150 years ago, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS group. Today, more

16. October 2018 | Recycling

PepsiCo plans to use 100% sustainable plastic

Bis 2020 will das Unternehmen seine Produktpalette in 100% recyceltem Kunststoff verpacken Loop Industries and PepsiCo today announced that they have entered into a supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo to incorporate

16. October 2018 | Recycling

Vegan packaging materials from Gabriel Chemie

Vegan und halal zertifiziertes Masterbatch zur Herstellung von ethischem wie ökologischem KunststoffVegan und halal zertifiziertes Masterbatch zur Herstellung von ethischem wie ökologischem Kunststoff Especially in the areas of medicine, food, beverages and cosmetics, the consumer demand for ethical and health-conscious as well as sensitive handling of raw materials and ingredients is growing. more

15. October 2018 | Recycling

Compostable coffee capsule made of sunflower seed shells

Heimkompostierbare Kaffeekapseln aus biobasiertem Werkstoff mit Sonnenblumenschalen Alpla worked together with Golden Compound from Germany to develop the said to be the first biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of more

10. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Product innovations on and with aluminum

Silhouette Ball, a manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans and bottles based in Zurich, Switzerland, is presenting new design options for cans and its Silhouette aluminum bottle at BrauBeviale more

09. October 2018 | Events

A full bottle within 0.5 seconds

Dynafill At this year's BrauBeviale, Krones presents its filling system Dynafill. According to the manufacturer, the filling of a bottle with beer is possible within only 0.5 seconds. Even when more

08. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Increased output of aluminium aerosol containers

Produktion von Aerosoldosen aus Aluminium nimmt deutlich an Fahrt auf Producers of aluminium aerosol containers produced nearly 3.3 billion cans in the first half of 2018, substantially more than in the same more

08. October 2018 | Events

BrauBeviale focuses on the future viability of its industry

BrauBeviale 2014: Kreative Bierkultur After the scheduled break of one year, BrauBeviale will take place again in Nuremberg on 13 to 15 November. According to the ogranizers, visitors will follow a new route along the more

01. October 2018 | Events

Luxe Pack in green awards to come

Azur Adhesifs Just right before the start of Luxe Pack Monaco on Monday, the trade show organizers have announced the nominees for this year's Luxe Pack in green Awards. This prize is said to more

28. September 2018 | Events

Kotkamills: Packaging cartons without plastics

Finnish carton manufacturer Kotkamills presented its range of plastic free and easy-to-recycle Aegle Folding Boxboard and Isla Food Service Boards at FachPack. According to the more

26. September 2018 | Economy

Budelpack acquires co-packer Interpak

Co-packer Budelpack takes over co-packer Interpak. The acquisition involves 100 percent of the shares in Interpak Holding BV and subsidiary Interpak BV more

19. September 2018 | Economy

Krones growing in China

Modulfill VFS Krones has acquired the Chinese supplier Shanghai Xiantong Equipment Installation effective 1 September. The company has been a partner to the German manufacturer in the field of process technology more

19. September 2018 | Economy

SIG going public in late September

Heat & Go SIG, a Swiss supplier of aseptic packaging and the related machinery for the food and beverage industries, has announced that it plans to be listed on the Swiss stock exchange by the end of September. The more

05. September 2018 | Economy

Aldi wants to reduce its use of packaging drastically

Aldi logo German retailers Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd have adopted a common packaging strategy. The discounters say that they want to reduce the material used in their store brand packaging by 30 percent by 2025 more

29. August 2018 | Packaging technology

Here come the best packaging ideas of the year

Blubberboot The winners of the international competition German Packaging Award 2018 are announced. 226 submissions from ten nations went under the critical eyes of a specialist and main jury. In the end, 40 more

22. August 2018 | Economy

Krones wants to expand production in the USA

Kronseder and Klenk In an interview with a German daily newspaper, Krones' CEO Christoph Klenk and Supervisory Board Chairman Volker Kronseder have described their USA plans. Based on these, the company is preparing to more

22. August 2018 | Economy

SIG might want to go public

Signature Pack According to media reports, the Swiss company SIG is planning to go public. Its owner Onex, a Canadian investment firm, is said to be preparing for the sale of its shares. Financial experts' estimates more

09. August 2018 | Marketing | Innovation

Microwavable Combibloc

Heat & Go Packaging company SIG has launched “Heat & Go” as a microwavable carton packaging at the size of Combibloc Mini 200 milliliters. This development is said to answer the growing demand for hot drinks more

20. June 2018 | Packaging technology

SIG and GE Digital do Packaging 4.0

SIG and General Electric subsidiary GE Digital have started a strategic partnership to power digital innovation in food and beverage packaging. According to the companies, SIG will deploy GE more

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