20/05/202085 years ago, beverage cans were invented in the USA and filled with Krueger Cream Ale. Today, the popular beverage packaging contains a wide range of contents, first and foremost beers, energy and soft drinks.
14/05/2020Sweden will soon see the launch of the first Coca-Cola bottles made out of 100% rPET. Other brands produced by the group will also use this fully recycled plastic. The beverage giant has even replaced its sweeping, red-and-white lettering to motivate consumers to recycle the bottles.
04/03/2020When used glass bottles are disposed of correctly in designated glass containers, 100% of the material can be recycled and thus reused – as intended as well as for other purposes. And more and more companies are deciding to upcycle, giving original products and packaging an upgrade – and new meaning.
06/02/2020The Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are also transforming the packaging industry: Intelligent packaging allows users to track delivery routes and can indicate the freshness of foods. At the same time, modern technologies offer countless marketing opportunities to increase customer loyalty.
15/01/2020Turning waste products into new and useful products is known as upcycling. There are numerous examples: furniture made out of Euro-pallets, toys for children made out of cardboard and bicycles made out of used deodorant cans. Now, Nespresso is showing the world what old coffee capsules can do.
09/01/2020Consumers have increasingly high expectations when it comes to the sustainability of beverage packaging, and this also extends to their content – healthy drinks are no longer something just for athletes. As a result, the global offer of innovative solutions for environmentally friendly beverage bottles and cans has increased, as has the offer of full-flavoured, low-sugar drinks.
02/12/2019We all have to drink – and we can all do good by purchasing cause-related beverage packaging, without having to pay more or commit to something. From CannedWater4Kids and Karma Cola to international groups like the Coca-Cola Company, consumers can support social projects and provide reconstruction and financial aid.
22/11/2019As early as 2015, Danish brewery Carlsberg launched a project to develop a bottle made out of sustainably gained wood fibres, the Green Fibre Bottle. According to company statements, they are about to make a breakthrough: The world’s first paper beer bottle is 100 percent bio-based and fully recyclable.
29/10/2019Consumers in the United States of America have a significant impact on the international packaging industry. According to independent forecasts, packaging trends in the North American region will continue to influence the global industry in future.
11/10/2019Since the summer of 2019, the Bottle Cap Challenge has been delighting the online world: International stars and starlets try to open the screw caps on beverage bottles without using their hands.