16/03/2017It was a pioneering patent for the global drinks industry when the cork bottle stopper became the crown cork! It is now exactly 125 years ago that this popular bottle closure was invented in America. And it has lost none of its popularity even today.
03/01/2017Originally PET bottles were above all intended for carbonated beverages. Recently, however, we have seen a steady increase in PET-bottled fruit juices.
20/12/2016There has been a steady increase in the sale of PET bottles, partly because of their benefits in terms of transport and waste disposal. Also, innovative manufacturing methods have made such bottles more flexible to handle and have reduced their carbon footprint.
05/10/2016We can do things differently – this was the motto of the Tchibo Group when it launched a new coffee capsule system, called Qbo. Instead of being cylindrical, the coffee machine capsules are cuboid in shape.
20/09/2016Purity, multi-use, recycling – these attributes generally associated with glass packaging paint a positive picture for the sector. The economic outlook for the container glass industry is positive.
19/08/2016There is nothing better than cool, creamy milk shakes for that in-between refreshment on a hot summer’s day. For the corresponding “high-spirits” kick designers have now come up with particularly striking cups.
16/08/2016With a simple trick the new packaging of the widely popular Orangina orangeade amazes everyone.
17/06/2016It has been on the market for one hundred years now. The Coca-Cola bottle is considered a milestone in packaging design and even made it to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. After going through numerous brand appearances of its sub-brands a “One-Brand Strategy” is hoped to convince consumers.
24/05/20160.75 l glass bottles used to be a must – with natural corks and classy labels. Wherever wine was served in higher volumes, with plastic corks or from coated plastics its quality was still doomed to get a scathing judgment time and again. Over time, however, the number of supporters for wine from plastic packaging has grown.
27/04/2016The Belgian brewery Martens has decided to do without paper labels on the packaging of its own special Pilsner beer. Its new direct printing process has been developed in collaboration with KHS GmbH which, together with NMP Systems and Danone Waters, is also currently marketing another global innovation, known as Nature MultiPack™.