The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK has become joint owner of OPRL, which runs the UK’s on-pack recycling label scheme.
News on drinks packaging, design, innovation, new packs and suppliers
Almost half a million consumers buy a drink from a vending machine daily, and are interested in the environmental credentials of the material.
The Coca-Cola bottle is 100 years old this week – packaging that is arguably as iconic as the brand name itself.
Chandon has turned to ButterflyCannon to create a new look for its Blanc de Noirs sparkling wine.
Rexam has hosted a craft beer “masterclass” for brewers at its newly expanded Graphics & Design Centre in Luton.
Royston Labels has produced the labels for recently launched Catto’s Scotch whisky.
Huhtamaki UK has boosted energy efficiency by achieving ISO 50001 certification for improving an energy management system.
Rexam and Ball could be forced to divest before receiving clearance for their proposed merger.
Flexible packaging company Parkside has opened a £500,000 New Product Development Suite and laboratory facility.
TV chef Jamie Oliver has called for a radical overhaul of labelling on fizzy drinks to disclose the amount of sugar each pack contains.
Beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed a $27.5m (£17.8m) court settlement in a deceptive packaging lawsuit in the USA.
Rigid carton packaging firm Sonoco will be showcasing a long shelf life 100% gastight coffee container at HOST 2015.
Kliklok has supplied Twinings Poland with three Kliklok C1H high speed carton closing machines.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has become a member of Petcore Europe, the Brussels based association representing the PET value chain in Europe.
Delta Packaging has opened a 10,000 sqm purpose built factory in Poland as part of its £40m investment plan.