Beverage Packaging

EU to propose revision of Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

The European Commission is set to propose a revision to the European Union's (EU) Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, Reuters…

Ireland announces deposit scheme for plastic bottles and cans

The Government of Ireland has announced a recycling initiative for plastic bottles and aluminium and steel cans, television channel RTE…

Diet Pepsi launches in fully recycled plastic bottle in Kuwait

Beverage brand PepsiCo has introduced locally manufactured, recycled plastic bottles for its low-calorie Diet Pepsi product in Kuwait. Trade Arabia…

Landliebe Molkereiprodukte adopts SIG’s combiSwift TC closure

German dairy company Landliebe Molkereiprodukte has introduced SIG’s combiSwift closure with tethered cap (TC) for its products, becoming the first…

Innovation in direct-to-consumer: Leading companies in capsules/pods for beverages

The packaging industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by increasing environmental awareness, sustainability, and convenience,…

Coca-Cola to pilot recyclable bottles at FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Beverage brand Coca-Cola has partnered with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) to provide sustainable beverage bottles at…

Co-op pledges to remove coloured milk bottle caps from shelves

British co-operative group Co-op has pledged to remove all coloured milk bottle caps from its shelves in an effort to…

Barfresh Food Group introduces sustainable Smoothie Cartons

US-based beverage company Barfresh Food Group has announced the launch of environmentally friendly 7.6oz Smoothie Cartons. In addition to being…

SOFi introduces a 100% compostable cup carrier

Eco-friendly packaging solution provider SOFi has launched a new fabric-based, 100% compostable cup carrier for food and beverage businesses. Dubbed,…

WestRock to divest stake in RTS Packaging to Sonoco

Paper and packaging solutions provider WestRock has entered an agreement to divest its remaining equity interest in RTS Packaging to…

Coca-Cola increased plastic packaging use by 8.8% in one year: Report

A study by non-profit ocean conservation organisation Oceana has revealed that beverage company Coca-Cola increased its plastic packaging by 8.8%…

Ball’s global beverage can shipments up by 5.7% in Q3 2022

US-based aluminium packaging company Ball has reported that its global beverage can shipments, excluding those in Russia, grew 5.7% in…

Verallia to buy glass packaging firm Allied Glass for £315m

French glass packaging company Verallia has entered an agreement with an affiliate of Sun European Partners to acquire Allied Glass,…

Amcor reports 9% rise in net sales for first quarter of FY23

Multinational packaging company Amcor has posted net sales of $3.71bn for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2023 (FY23), up…

SIG registers 41.2% revenue growth for third quarter of FY22

Switzerland-based packaging company SIG has recorded revenue of €770.8m for the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2022 (FY22) The figure…