Beverage Packaging

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners invests in refillable bottling in Germany

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has sought to strengthen its reusable packaging capabilities with an investment of more than EUR40m (US$42.3m). CCEP…

DRS support package unveiled to help Scotland’s drinks SMEs

Circularity Scotland, the implementation authority behind Scotland’s deposit return scheme (DRS), has pledged GBP22m (US$26.7m) of cashflow support measures for…

EcoSpirits refill machines hit Asia retail, eyes Europe launch

Circular packaging company EcoSpirits has deployed SmartKiosk refill machines for spirit bottles in retail stores in Singapore and is looking…

Suntory claims “world’s first” 100% recycled aluminium can

Suntory Holdings claims it has developed and will bring to market the world’s first, fully 100%, recycled aluminium can. The…

Pepsi Bottling Ventures invests in capex to meet increased demand

Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV), PepsiCo’s largest North American bottler and distributor, is investing US$35m at its facility in North Carolina.…

Heineken to set up can-manufacturing site in Mexico

Heineken is investing MXN1.8bn (US$90m) towards the building of a can-manufacturing factory in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The northern…

Pernod Ricard to trial QR codes on-pack to display responsible drinking info

Major drinks group Pernod Ricard is piloting the use of digital labels using QR codes on bottle packaging that provides…

PepsiCo Indian bottler Varun Beverages sees chairman settle insider trading case

The chairman of Varun Beverages, PepsiCo’s second-largest bottling partner, has settled with India’s market regulator amid allegations of insider trading.…

Carlsberg trials fibre bottle for first time

Carlsberg is starting a major trial of its bio-based fibre bottle, placing it in the hands of its European consumers…

Food, drinks majors to miss 2030 carbon-cutting goal, study claims

The largest food and beverage companies in developed countries are set to fall short of an industry target to cut…