Articles Tagged with ''PET''

Equipment keeps beverage-makers in control

OptiDry drying solution allows operator to aim air flow for ideal drying, Ross adds HMIs for controlled mixing
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Nordson Corp. announced the global release of its new ProBlue Liberty, an integrated tankless melter and multi-hose fill system that allows packagers to reduce waste, char, downtime and energy consumption on their production lines, the company says.


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New packaging designs reflect brand values

Tree Top refreshes logo to denote fruit expertise, clean ingredients
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Anheuser-Busch (A-B) is encouraging consumers of legal drinking age to become amateur mixologists with its Bud Light Lime Mix-A-Rita 18-pack.


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Hawaiian Springs chooses eco-friendly bottles

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Hawaiian Springs announced that its signature teal bottles will now be made with 30 percent post-consumer recycled plastic or recycled PET (rPET).


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2013 State of the Industry: Bottled water

Bottled water sales continue to sparkle
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A rebounding economy as well as convenience and a healthy image have helped bottled water sales recover from years of decline in 2008 and 2009, according to Chicago-based Mintel’s U.S. “Bottled Water” report released in March.


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Fulfilling the potential of bottled water

Markets, efficiency and more impacting the category
By Henry Attias
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The focus on our natural resources and how we make the most of them is greater than ever. Water is mankind’s No. 1 resource.


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Plastic bottle manufacturing breaks the plastic mold

Blow molding machinery responds to demand for flexibility
By Stephanie Cernivec
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 When consumers make a purchase at retail, they don’t always consider the lifecycle of the product.  


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Coca-Cola among companies in Plant PET Technology Collaborative

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The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, as well as Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford Motor Co., Pittsburgh-based The H.J. Heinz Co., Beaverton, Ore.-based Nike Inc. and Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble announced the formation of the Plant PET Technology Collaborative (PTC), a strategic working group focused on accelerating the development and use of 100 percent plant-based PET materials and fiber in their products.


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Grab-and-go size for Uncle Matt's

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Uncle Matt’s Organic announced the addition of a new 12-ounce line of premium organic juices in its most popular juice varieties: Pulp-free Orange, Calcium with Vitamin D Orange, Orchard–Style Apple, Grapefruit, and Homestyle Lemonade.
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Fast-growing future

By Jessica Jacobsen
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A comical line in the digital animation film “The Lorax” quips that if you put something in a plastic bottle, people will buy it. Although the joke is meant as a mockery of selling bottled air, many beverage categories have emerged in bottles in the last couple of years.
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Packaging opportunities

By Jessica Jacobsen
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Packaging can be an important, yet difficult decision for beverage-makers. In this month’s category focus article about kids drinks, Sarah Theodore, global drinks analyst for Mintel Food & Drink, Chicago, notes that the kids market has been a little bit slow to embrace packaging innovation, but is starting to pick up steam. However, resealable pouch packages, the benefits of which include on-the-go convenience, have begun to catch on in the category, she says.
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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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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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