Nestlé recently announced that it will invest up to CHF 2 billion to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions.
Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, Nestlé... (more)
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“same but different”: the success story goes on
The international spirits and craft beer scene is as lively and diverse as ever: alcohol-free spirits, gin that changes colours when mixed, craft drinks from exotic lands or classics revisited – the spectrum of craft spirits, craft beer and cider is getting wider and more colourful year on year,... (more)
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Frank Ohle (photo) has taken up the role of Chief Executive Officer to Van Genechten Packaging.
He succeeds undersigned, who as Board member had been acting as CEO ad interim since December 2018.
Dr. Ohle has a profound experience in the packaging sector and has been working in the European carton... (more)
Brazilian dairy producer reaps the rewards of SIG's pioneering solutions in connected packaging (Company news)
With the support of SIG’s Connected Pack solutions, Brazilian dairy producer Languiru Cooperative has become one of the leading market players in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul at a time of increasing competition and growing consumer demands. And to reaffirm its ongoing partnership with SIG, Languiru has commissioned another filling... (more)
AB InBev beers, including Budweiser, the world’s most valuable beer brand, will soon be brewed with renewable electricity throughout Europe as AB InBev inks a deal with global renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e., to purchase 100% renewable electricity for its European brewing operations.
The 10-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA)... (more)
Weener Plastics Group announced the appointment of Adrian Whitfield as its Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Anthonie Zoomers on January 27, 2020, who has served as interim CEO for the past six months.
Adrian Whitfield has 30 years of experience in senior roles across numerous industrial sectors, including packaging, specialty chemicals... (more)
Agreement on strategic alliance with process technology and packaging specialist DrinkTech
Picture: Florian Schneider, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH (on the left) and Alon Tikotzky, DrinkTech Ltd., who will be responsible for the brewing, beverage and liquid food industry in Israel for ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA
For ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH, Israel has... (more)
Latest Portman Group-YouGov survey provides update on public's view on how alcohol containers... (Company news)
The Portman Group’s latest survey conducted by YouGov shows that the British public have strong views on how alcohol container choice shapes drinker perceptions and influences perceptions of how products are consumed.
The survey of 2,010 adults across Britain is largely consistent with previous surveys conducted in 2016... (more)
SIG has set a bold new climate target that is one of the first in its industry to be approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) as being in line with the latest climate science to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels to prevent the worst effects of climate change. SIG is committed to cutting its Scope 1 and 2... (more)
The entire range of Buxton bottles will be made of 100% rPET by 2021
Buxton Natural Mineral Water has launched 75cl and 1 litre bottles made from 100% recycled PET plastic. The new bottles are manufactured entirely from used plastic significantly reducing the amount of virgin plastic in circulation.
The UK launch of rPET bottles is the...Nestlé Waters’ (more)