Swire Coca-Cola announces agreement to acquire Coca-Cola Bottling Businesses in Vietnam and Cambodia

Swire Coca-Cola Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Coca-Cola subsidiaries with bottling businesses in Vietnam and Cambodia. The transactions will be Swire Coca-Cola’s first investments in South East Asia, giving Swire Coca-Cola a leading position in one of the

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Tessemae’s relies on bottle-to-bottle recycling process for its bottle range

Tessemae’s, a premier organic condiment and salad dressing US-company, announces bold new packaging for its array of products. The refreshed product line featuring an updated design and eye-catching artwork is available nationwide. The design is a recyclable plastic bottle made from PET. Each product is involved in a bottle-to-bottle recycling process

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Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC invests $35 million to expand operating capacity

Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC announced a $35 million investment to install a new state-of-the-art bottling line at its production facility in Winston-Salem, N.C., USA. The line will improve efficiencies in the company’s manufacturing operations by optimising production capacity for some of the bottler’s largest growing brands, including Aquafina and Lipton Tea,

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Miguel Torres Chile switch to Packamama’s rPET wine bottles

Miguel Torres Chile, a wine company at the forefront of taking climate action to help reduce wine’s carbon footprint and member of International Wineries for Climate Action, has become the latest brand owner to adopt Packamama’s eco-flat wine bottles. Newly launched in Sweden’s alcohol monopoly, Systembolaget, the introduction of eco-flat wine

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Ara Partners acquires Petainer

Ara Partners (“Ara”), a private equity firm that specialises in industrial decarbonisation investments, today announced that it has acquired Petainer Ltd. (“Petainer” or the “Company”), a UK-based, global producer of sustainability-focused beverage packaging solutions.  Petainer was acquired by Ara in partnership with Petainer management and affiliates of Next Wave Partners LLP.

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Coca-Cola Beverages Africa inaugurates US $100m factory in Ethiopia 

A new US$100 million Coca-Cola bottling plant at Sebeta in Ethiopia is set to unlock export opportunities, increase local production and ease foreign exchange constraints as it adds 500 employees to the workforce of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in the country. The inauguration of the Sebeta Dima Coca-Cola factory was attended

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Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (Fiji) announces 100% rPET bottles

Fiji based Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP Fiji) recently announced that its PET bottles below 1-litre in volume are now produced from 100% rPET.According to CCEP Fiji’s GM Roger Hare these changes apply to the company’s brands Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, Powerade and Schweppes. CCEP’s step of increasing the processing of

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Returnable PET bottles make a comeback in Austria

The Road Show has made its first visit to Austria! On 20 April, Austria’s leading mineral water producer Vöslauer, a subsidiary of the Ottakringer brewery, held a press conference on the reintroduction of the returnable PET bottle. Interestingly, these reusable bottles were first around thirteen years ago, before vanishing from the

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The return of the reusable PET bottle in Austria

The mineral water supplier Vöslauer from near Vienna established the first returnable bottle plant in Austria on 20 April with support from Climate Protection Minister Gewessler and the environmental organisation Greenpeace. Taken off the shelves 13 years ago, the environmentally-friendly returnable PET bottle is now making a comeback on the Austrian

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Pressco and Somex announce strategic partnership

Pressco Technology Inc. and Somex Ltd. are pleased to announce their strategic and exclusive partnership effective March 2022. Pressco Technology, with headquarters in the USA since 1966, is well known for developing high-speed vision and sensory inspection solutions to improve process control and maximise profitability for manufacturers in the food, beverage,

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