Articles Tagged with ''PET''

New packaging designs reflect brand values

Tree Top refreshes logo to denote fruit expertise, clean ingredients
April 16, 2014

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

December 16, 2013

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
July 10, 2013

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
June 28, 2013

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
September 17, 2012

 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

June 5, 2012

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

April 16, 2012
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

April 16, 2012
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

February 15, 2012
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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Education important for recycling efforts

Industry stakeholders work to increase recycling rates
October 14, 2011
The phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle” that children are taught in elementary school is among the numerous messages designed to educate consumers about recycling efforts. But even with the many ways to inform people about recycling, associations, manufacturers and beverage companies continually work to spread the word about programs and initiatives.
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International Pineapple Day at Bahama Breeze

In celebration of International Pineapple Day on April 2, Bahama Breeze locations across the country invited the media and consumers to celebrate with cocktails that feature the tropical flavor of the pineapple. (Photos by Liz Parker and Jennifer Haderspeck)

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