Craft brewing group addresses carbon intensity, waste prevention, community support
April 25, 2017
Craft Brew Alliance Inc., Portland, Ore., released its fourth annual sustainability report. The report provides an in-depth look at the company’s accomplishments in three focus areas: carbon intensity, waste prevention and local community giving.
Although suppliers are innovating emerging packaging materials, like pouches and cartons, glass, aluminum and plastic, namely PET, continue to remain dominant in the beverage industry. In addition to the product protection that these packages provide, they’re also offering beverage-makers several other benefits.
Company partners with The Ecology Center supporting sustainability
March 23, 2017
Mamma Chia, Carlsbad, Calif., is celebrating the vitality, energy and strength of chia as it is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet with National Chia Day (March 23), which the company established last year. The company is commemorating the day this year by donating to a special cause that supports sustainability, it says.
With its glow-in-dark and LED race car, THE AS Seen on TV brand Magic Tracks, as its ad slogan states, has the ability to “bend it, flex it, curve it to the max” to create a custom speedway for any home.
With the 47th annual Earth Day (April 22) roughly a month away, consumers increasingly are reminded about the environmental sustainability efforts in which they can participate. But consumers aren’t the only ones who try to take the extra step to be more environmentally conscious.
In Philip Pullman’s fantasy novel “The Amber Spyglass,” the third book in the “His Dark Materials” trilogy, physicist Mary Malone famously said, “People are too complicated to have simple labels.” In the consumer packaged goods (CPG) market, the same can be said as established and emerging brands look to stand out on crowded store shelves.
Minute Maid, a brand of Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co., is adding a twist to their lineup with the launch of three new items: Lemonade with Mint, Spicy Watermelon Lemonade, and Peach with Ginger Juice Drink.
JUST water recently launched six-packs of its responsibly sourced and packaged 100 percent spring water, which now is available at Stop & Shop in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey, the company says. Released in response to consumer demand, the new six-pack features a light blue recyclable case and is available for a suggested retail price of $6.29, it adds.
For beverage-makers, the quality and safety of their products are among the top priorities for their brands. When those aspects are threatened, locating and removing tainted products is one of the first steps executed.