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Ever since My Pillow Pets founder Jennifer Telfer started promoting her now famous “As Seen on TV” product Pillow Pets, her company has stressed the product’s dual purpose as a pillow and a stuffed animal.
LifeWise Ingredients, Lake Zurich, Ill., named Dean Antczak as director of sales and operations.
In the face of SKU proliferation and the growth of single-serve bottles, Cleveland-based The Freedonia Group Inc. projects that U.S. demand for beverage caps and closures will increase 4.1 percent in value and 2.1 percent in volume annually to $3.3 billion and 150 billion units in 2016.
Hawaiian Springs announced that its signature teal bottles will now be made with 30 percent post-consumer recycled plastic or recycled PET (rPET).
In order to help give back to the communities in which it operates, Swire Coca-Cola USA, Draper, Utah, partnered with several organizations to aid in the safe return of water to the areas.
Kona Brewing Co. brought its rebranded Wailua Ale, formerly known as Wailua Wheat, back to shelves this summer in slimmer, more sustainable packaging.
Kona Brewing Co. brought its rebranded Wailua Ale, formerly known as Wailua Wheat, back to shelves this summer in slimmer, more sustainable packaging. The new 12-ounce bottle has a slimmer overall shape, which makes shipping more efficient and less taxing on the planet, the company says.
Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SDBC), Cincinnati, released its fifth annual sustainability report, which showcases the company’s progress toward its sustainability goals. During 2012, SDBC completed an $85 million state-of-the-art reinvention project aimed at improving every SDBC plant and product, enabling it to realize the efficiency, sustainability and economic benefits of its largest initiative ever, it says.
Chicago-based MillerCoors announced that its Golden Brewery in Golden, Colo., now is landfill-free. Building on its experience in making four of its other breweries landfill-free, this latest achievement means that one of the largest breweries in the United States eliminated an average of 135 tons of waste monthly that was previously sent to a landfill, according to the company.
Although it might not have been a requirement 10 years ago, good brands today will need to make a genuine commitment to sustainability moving forward, says Trent Overholt, vice president of supply chain solutions for Los Angeles-based Rehrig Pacific Co.