Tasteful Selections, a leader in the bite-size potato category, is pleased to announce the limited launch of its new 100% plastic-free, recyclable and compostable packaging. With recent innovations in paper packaging, the fiber strength and “stretchable” advancements have improved package integrity and made the item competitive with plastics.
Elopak is introducing a new tethered cap solution for its Pure-Pak cartons: the Pure-TwistFlip. The tethered cap is the latest sustainability-focused innovation announced by Elopak. The closure remains attached to the carton throughout its entire lifetime, helping to tackle the serious problem of marine littering by ensuring that the cap is disposed of properly. It is also Elopak’s lightest screw cap to date, helping to reduce the use of plastics.
The Coca-Cola Company and the Jel Sert Company, one of the world's leading manufacturers of freezer bars, announced the national rollout of POWERADE Sports Freezer Bars, offering everyday athletes a new way to enjoy POWERADE. Available in stores nationwide, POWERADE Sports Freezer Bars feature the brand's most popular flavors, including Mountain Berry Blast and Fruit Punch.
There is 75% less plastic in Veroni’s new charcuterie packaging. The Italian, family-owned cured meat producer has developed innovative, sustainable trays to preserve the freshness, aroma, and taste of the authentic Italian charcuterie the company has been importing in the US since 2016. Once having enjoyed the delicious Veroni’s Italian prosciutto, coppa, or mortadella, you can easily dispose of the packaging separately in the proper paper and plastic recycling bins.
Building on the popularity and success of its “Bulgarian-style” yogurt, New York-based Trimona Bulgarian Yogurt has added a new Superfood range – and all of the company’s products are packed in fully recyclable, removable cardboard and plastic containers.
Harpak-ULMA announced the launch of its PaperSeal packaging technology as part of the company’s initiative to fundamentally rethink packaging systems to promote green packaging alternatives across the food industry.
A new look for a kitchen classic from the refrigerated section: SÜDPACK is launching two innovative packaging concepts for minced meat that do without bottom trays. What is more, the two concepts are mono-material packaging solutions based on polypropylene (PP). They stand out for their excellent recyclability and significantly lower material consumption compared to standard packaging, which makes these solutions especially resource-saving, while also scoring in terms of sustainability at the point of sale.
The consortium intends to combine the capabilities and experience of its members to develop a new circular approach to dealing with PET plastic waste.
December 23, 2019
ALPLA, Austria; Britvic plc, UK; Danone S.A., France; Unilever, London; REMONDIS Recycling GmbH & Co.KG, Germany; and BP, London, joined forces to utilize BP’s enhanced recycling technology to create a new cross-industry consortium to develop a global circular economy for plastics.
BP announced plans to construct a $25 million pilot plant in Naperville, Ill., to prove its chemical recycling technology before progressing to full-scale commercialization.
December 23, 2019
BP, London, developed what it described as an enhanced recycling technology called BP Infinia, which enables currently unrecyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) to be transformed back into new, virgin-quality feedstocks.