Articles Tagged with ''recycling''

A look at the issues that could affect beverage fleets in 2020

Fuel, recycling and telematics will be key variables for this five-year outlook

At the beginning of a new year, it’s customary to look forward and imagine the future. In keeping with that tradition, let’s fast-forward five years into the future to look at the challenges and opportunities that managers will face with their 2020 fleets.


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Jammin' Java launches Keurig-compatible pods

Coffee-maker to launch EcoCup version in summer

Jammin Java Corp.’s Marley Coffee is working with its single-serve coffee partner and investor Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee to launch this month a new version of the Marley Coffee RealCup capsule that will be compatible with Keurig Green Mountain’s Keurig 2.0 brewer.


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Alternative packaging options appeal to on-the-go consumers

Pouches, cartons, aseptic containers and bag-in-box packages also meet needs of health- and eco-conscious consumers

In the beverage market, brand owners are changing the rules when it comes to packaging.


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Celebrity power helps beverage brands connect with consumers

Absolut vodka partners with Lady Gaga, Mountain Dew takes fans behind the scenes of new X-Men movie

Honest Tea, an independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Co., reported that it recycled 108,704 containers at its Great Recycle events, which took place throughout the country during Earth Month in April.


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The challenges of PET packaging design in the beverage industry

Plastic offers flexibility, sustainability for brand owners

Why do shoppers choose to buy one drink instead of another in a supermarket? Is it the design, the brand, the label, the package material or the drink itself? For most consumers, the reality is that the final decision often is the result of several considerations.


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“Good Spirited” recycling efforts priority for Bacardi

Puerto Rican rum distillery recycles 4 million pounds of material a year

Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. understands how crucial recycling is on the island home of the world’s largest rum distillery, which is based in Catano, Puerto Rico. Every year the Bacardi rum facility recycles more than 4 million pounds of material.


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American Beverage Association celebrates Earth Day

Association highlights environmental initiatives of non-alcohol beverage industry

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the American Beverage Association (ABA), Washington, D.C., highlighted the environmental initiatives of the U.S. non-alcohol beverage industry that it supports.


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Americans expect food, beverage brands to play a role in recycling

Consumers look to product’s packaging first to learn whether it is recyclable

The majority of consumers believe that product companies and their brands play a crucial role in recycling, according to a new poll conducted by New York-based Research Data + Insights (RDI) on behalf of the Carton Council of North America (CCNA), Vernon Hills, Ill. The consulting firm surveyed 1,000 adults from across the United States, and 86 percent of them responded that they expect food and beverage brands to actively help increase the recycling of their packages.


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Carton recycling available to 45 percent of US households, Carton Council reports

Forty-five states now can recycle cartons

Forty-five percent of U.S. households now can recycle cartons through their curbside recycling programs and other recycling venues, the Carton Council of North America reports. This opportunity is due to a voluntary collaboration between private and public sectors that includes industry recycling facilities and local governments, the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based organization says.


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Earth Day is every day for brand owners

Although I am no longer covering local Earth Day events, connecting with brand owners, suppliers and everything in between has shown me that environmental emphasis still is a part of my journalistic career.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

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Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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