14/06/2018When Captain Morgan triumphantly places his foot on a football rather than a barrel of rum we know for sure: that time has come around again for one of the most important football events in the world. Already months ahead of the World Cup kick-off in Russia in mid-June 2018 supermarkets are packed with products whipping up football fever.
08/05/2018Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Britain’s University of Portsmouth have found an enzyme capable of decomposing PET.
24/04/2018Products seduce shoppers with their visual appearance. This also holds true for wine bottles whose otherwise sleek look is made special by the label alone.
29/03/2018Fluid intake is healthy – two to three litres a day would be ideal. However, not everyone is incentivised to drink so much by insipid water. Those looking for more taste will have an alternative to juices and high-calorie sodas from now on: “Drinkfinity” is the name of Pepsi’s product designed to enhance water.
06/03/2018Micro batches up to a batch size of 1 in one filling line – is this feasible efficiently and successfully? A new technology is said to make this possible now and generate high returns on investment as well as short time-to-market processes.
30/01/2018Competition on the wine shelf is keen. Therefore it doesn’t come as a surprise in times of digitalization when wine bottles start talking all of a sudden.
18/01/2018Shopping with a good conscience – yes, it does exist. More and more fashion labels are looking to recycling and making stylish clothing out of old plastic bottles. Even Hollywood is taken by this trend and a world record has been broken.
18/12/2017What do you do with a drink bottle when you’re finished with it? The issue of disposal is solved differently in each country. For many decades Germany has had a system of refillable bottles, yet many consumers are still confused.
13/12/2017Contrary to widespread belief, a recent poll has shown that millennials aren’t all that keen on recycling. Still, they’re quite environment-conscious, and they’re prepared to dig a bit deeper into their pockets for sustainably manufactured products.
08/11/2017The market for packaging is growing. Studies show that this growth will especially benefit the food packaging segment and flexible plastics as well as bottles, in particular. Here the sustained trend towards health-conscious products is expected to cause an increase above all in water bottles.