Alpla and Tönissteiner realise reusable PET bottle made entirely of recycled material

New climate-friendly container for the German mineral water market – The packaging and recycling specialist Alpla and the mineral water company Privatbrunnen Tönissteiner Sprudel have developed a reusable PET bottle made entirely of recycled material. The reusable 1-litre bottle for mineral water reduces carbon consumption and also offers logistical advantages thanks

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Vöslauer Mineralwasser further expands market leadership in near water segment

Mineral water producer Vöslauer Mineralwasser GmbH from Austria sees a clear trend in zero-calorie flavoured near water applications based on the growing interest in its Vöslauer “Flavours” product range. The market leader in Austria currently has a 50 % market share in the zero-calorie segment, which is double that of the

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PepsiCo switches from plastic rings on multipacks to paper-based designs

As part of PepsiCo’s Pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) sustainable packaging programme to ensure packaging never becomes waste, the company is introducing paper-based solutions in North America to replace plastic rings in multipacks. PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) announced on Aug. 24 the new paperboard designs that will be phased in regionally across

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Sipa helps Carrinho in its bid for food production chain integration in Angola

Ambitious Angolan foods company Carrinho Industria has invested in Sipa systems covering PET preform production through to palletizing, as it moves ahead with its plan to create the first fully vertically integrated organisational structure in the food industry in Angola. Carrinho Industria recently came back to Sipa for a complete line

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Launch of Thailand’s first beverage bottle made from 100% rPET

The joint venture between Alpla and PTT Global Chemical (GC) is launching Thailand’s first food-grade rPET, which is already being used for the first 100% rPET bottles nationwide. Pepsi and Mineré are the first beverage brands in the market to use recycler Envicco’s PCR material for their PET bottles. Partners Alpla

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Lightweight with a substantial effect

5.9 grams – The extremely low weight of the ShoulderFlex bottle was the deciding factor for this year’s jury of the German Packaging Prize in the “Sustainability” category. That is because the ShoulderFlex makes a crucial contribution towards reducing the carbon footprint of water bottlers by yielding material savings of up

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Sound sustainability credentials: KHS receives its first gold medal in the EcoVadis rating system

Sustainability achievements officially recognized: in the internationally influential EcoVadis rating system KHS has earned the coveted gold status for the very first time. Compared to the last audit from 2022, the Dortmund systems supplier to the beverage and liquid food industries has improved by 12 points to 71 out of a

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