How Sustainable Packaging Can Boost your Beverage Brand

The article discusses the shift towards sustainable packaging in the APAC beverage industry, emphasising eco-friendly materials and circular economy principles. By Albert Del Fonso, Packaging Portfolio Director at Tetra Pak Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines & Indonesia The Asia-Pacific (APAC) beverage industry is experiencing explosive growth, fuelled by a confluence of macroeconomic…

Strategic Alliances for Sustainable Packaging

Amid evolving consumer demands and new global regulations, the packaging industry advances towards sustainable practices and circular economy solutions in 2024. Contributed by Huhtamaki In the wake of global efforts to combat climate change and promote sustainability, the food and beverage industry faces increasing pressure to adopt eco-friendly practices, particularly…

Mengniu Yoghurt Pouch Designed for Recyclability in China

Earth.org reports that China consumes at least one fifth of the world’s plastics. It is also the single largest producer and exporter of single-use and virgin plastics. However, in recent years, China has taken steps to ramp up recycling. Efforts are being made to address this issue, with some companies and…

Edible Packaging — Cups You Can Eat

What if you could snack on your coffee cup after having your caffeine fix instead of tossing it into the bin? This is edible packaging, and it takes sustainability to a whole new level.   Before this, paper cups were deemed the most environmentally friendly material from which to drink…

Sustainable Decision

The long-term partnership between Bad Meinberger And KHS continues with the implementation of future-proof line conversion Beverage bottles made of glass have once again increased in popularity over the last few years. Many consumers and beverage brands now consciously opt for glass packaging which leads to a good number of…

Returnable PET For Sensitive Beverages?

Despite attractive environmental credentials, returnable PET containers remain a niche product. A joint research project by Krones and Alpla hopes to change that. In the joint project’s first phase, the material and process parameters underwent a comprehensive scientific evaluation. Based on these findings, Krones and Alpla developed a returnable PET…

Beverage Packaging Sustainability In Southeast Asia: What Can We Expect After COVID-19?

In 2021, there is renewed attention on environmental issues, with companies in Southeast Asia resuming and strengthening their environmental initiatives. Contributed by Euromonitor International. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption to lifestyles, industries and corporate sustainability priorities both globally and in Southeast Asia. The world has witnessed a short-term…

Dominant Trends In The Beverage Industry

In the years ahead, beverage manufacturers are striving to meet consumer demands for more sustainable packaging, functional and convenient beverage formats, and healthier product offerings. Extract from PMMI Business Intelligence Report, 2021 Beverage Trends Driving Change. In recent years, the beverage industry has been in a state of ongoing change…

Pushing The Boundaries Of Sustainable Packaging Materials

When it comes to sustainability, it is important for food producers, packaging material and machine manufacturers to work together to align the different product, material, and machine properties. With consumers becoming increasingly ecologically conscious, food manufacturers need to rethink their products in terms of sustainability along the entire life cycle…

Sustainability: It’s The Outside That Counts

In recent decades, packaging technologies continuously improve to combine optimum product protection with highly efficient processes. One factor has gained importance within the last few years: the environmental impact of packaging. An interview with Ilona Junker, Project Manager Sustainable Solutions at Syntegon Technology. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use…
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