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DuPont invests $100m in Texas packaging resin facilities

DuPont plans to invest $100m at two Texas facilities to support growing demand for its speciality high performance food packaging resins.

Plastic Technologies launches PET bottle energy initiative

Plastic Technologies Incorporated (PTI) is launching an initiative to help manufacturers that blow PET bottles cut energy costs. 

NESTLE WATERS CORPORATE COMMS DIRECTOR, JANE LAZGIN, DEFENDS COMPANY'S OPERATIONS

‘Juices, soft drinks, beer all use more water!’ Nestle Waters hits back at California drought critics

Nestle Waters has hit back at critics who claim it draws too much water from a Southern Californian spring, insisting its products are sustainable and use minimal water versus other packaged beverages.

‘Baby boomers unlikely to buy much 24-pack Pepsi’: Al Carey warns

PepsiCo Americas Beverages boss keen to scrap ‘old industry growth paradigm’

PepsiCo Americas Beverages CEO Al Carey says he wants to spend less on soda promotions where sales are declining and more on spurring growth in faster-growing portfolio areas.

Global Industry News

Barentz opens South African office to tap 1bn-strong sub-Sahara from NutraIngredients.com

Dutch supplier Barentz has opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa, as it builds its presence in the 1bn populated sub-Sahara in food and nutrition, pharmaceuticals, personal care and animal nutrition.

NutraIngredients Sports Nutrition 2014 round-table debate

Arsenal FC: We can’t get the sports nutrition products we need from NutraIngredients.com

The nutritional needs of professional athletes and the general sports playing population are clearly not the same but does the broad sports nutrition market reflect that diversity of need? Arsenal FC and other experts argued the toss at NutraIngredients Sports Nutrition 2014…

World’s biggest food companies to tighten marketing rules from FoodNavigator.com

Eleven of the world’s biggest food and beverage companies have signed a commitment to harmonise nutrition labelling, and approaches to reformulation and marketing to children on a global basis.

Artificial sweeteners may drive metabolic disease risk from FoodNavigator.com

Sweeteners in foods and drinks could be causing an increased risk of metabolic diseases by changing the way our gut bacteria interact with the body, says a new study.

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Coca-Cola Europe Share a Coke
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Coca-Cola Europe: ‘By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into...

Tetra Pak, trends, packaging, sustainability, edible packaging,
Edible food packaging, funny designs and unexpected materials

Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends...

EU legislation packaging & packaging waste directive
EuroPack Summit celebrates 10th anniversary

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European...

60-second interview Kliklok
60-second interview

What do you do? Michelle Newman Kliklok International

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food...

Carlsberg Circular Economy EU Commission

Carlsberg to adopt The Bowtie method to maximize level of expertise

Carlsberg is moving towards The Bowtie Method to maximize the level of interaction and expertise between its...

Sidel edible oil PET glass packaging

PET packaging pounces on traditional glass territory: Sidel eyes up edible oils

Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business...