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Rexam targets dairy drinks with cans after MIO success

Rexam targets dairy drinks with cans after MIO success

Rexam tells BeverageDaily.com it is pursuing business in the dairy drinks segment and says one notable success to date was lemonade flavored milkshake MIO in Russia.

Published: 14-Nov-2014

Graphic Packaging: Soft drinks brands can cut glass breakage with Tite-Pak

Graphic Packaging: Soft drinks brands can cut glass breakage, Tite-Pak

In late 2013 US beer brand Yuengling started shipping bottles in Tite-Pak, a solid fiber carton designed to reduce glass breakage, and Graphic Packaging says soft drinks brands could also benefit.

Published: 10-Nov-2014

Functional fancy…Tetra Pak US CEO targets high-value beverage growth

Functional fancy…Tetra Pak US CEO targets high-value beverage growth

Tetra Pak’s new CEO and president for USA and Canada tells BeverageDaily.com that the firm sees rich regional growth potential in added-value functional beverages.

Published: 05-Nov-2014

How to be a successful woman in the packaging industry

food packaging, business, women

Passion, determination and ambition: all top tips for aspiring businesswomen, say three senior Swedish packaging industry figures. 

Published: 21-Oct-2014

Americk CEO: ‘High label quality is critical’

Americk Packaging Group hires CEO Christopher Hart

Patrick Doran, director and owner, Americk Packaging Group, hired former Coveris MD Christopher Hart as its CEO in July this year.

Published: 23-Jul-2014

INCPEN expands its Fresher for Longer campaign

INCPEN expands its Fresher for Longer campaign

INCPEN (The Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment) is expanding its Fresher for Longer campaign in conjunction with WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) and Kent Waste Partnership among others.

Published: 21-Jul-2014

'Be proud' of packaging sustainability efforts, dairy brands urged

'Be proud' of packaging sustainability efforts, dairy brands urged

Dr Gail Barnes

Partner - Personify

Personify's Gail Barnes has called on dairy brand owners to "be proud" of their sustainability efforts and use tools such as Twitter to spread the word to consumers.

Published: 15-Jul-2014

Exclusive: Nestlé on why Africa will be its focus for modular factories

Nestlé Africa modular factories

In an exclusive interview with FoodProductionDaily, Alfredo Fenollosa, technical head, Nestlé Asia, Oceania and Africa, tells us why the company is targeting Africa for the launch of its modular factory concept.

Published: 09-Jul-2014

Encore’s Laura Croisdale ‘climbs every mountain’

Encore Packaging Solutions

In the first of a series of podcasts called ‘lunch time bites’, FoodProductionDaily catches up with Laura Croisdale, environmental officer, Encore Packaging Solutions, to talk about her Three Peaks Challenge for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Published: 08-Jul-2014

Sollich talks chocolate: Africa plays catch-up, Asia and South America boom

Sollich talks chocolate: Africa catch-up, Asia and South America boom

Africa’s chocolate market remains a little behind but Asia and South America are booming, and each market needs to be approached differently, says the executive director of Sollich.

Published: 05-Jun-2014

GEA Grasso: Why V Series took 7 years to come to fruition

GEA Grasso V Series refrigeration

Danny Heuvelmans

Director of Product Management, Sales and Marketing Support - GEA Grasso

GEA Grasso has officially launched its V Series compressors to the market despite launching its first prototype in 2008.

Published: 02-Jun-2014

Prospering amid political crises: How one Egyptian firm invested its way out

Egyptian bakery firm invested out of Arab Spring crisis

Egyptian bakery equipment firm Morcos has faced financial difficulties amid political unrest in its home market, but an investment strategy saw it prosper against the odds, its purchasing manager says.

Published: 26-May-2014

UHT 'preferred format' to meet Vietnam rural distribution challenges: Tetra Pak

UHT 'preferred format' to meet Vietnam rural distribution challenges

Bert Jan Post

Managing Director - Tetra Pak Vietnam

UHT will continue to be the "preferred format" for liquid dairy in Vietnam because it guarantees the safety of products distributed to the country's high rural population, according to Tetra Pak.

Published: 20-May-2014

Packaging differentiation 'a key point' for yogurt brands: Arcil

Packaging differentiation 'a key point' for yogurt brands: Arcil

Vincent Altazin

Senior Area Sales Manager - Arcil

Vincent Altazin from Synerlink/Arcil tells DairyReporter.com how its integrated AP Sleever will enable yogurt manufacturers and brand-owners to differentiate their products while keeping costs low.

Published: 16-May-2014

GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in ESL/UHT white milk.

Published: 14-May-2014

Tetra Laval to open Dairy Hub in Cape Verde

Tetra Laval to open Dairy Hub in Cape Verde

Tetra Laval plans to open a Dairy Hub in Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa.

Published: 13-May-2014

‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

‘The Poster Boys of HPP!’: Coldpress takes smoothie fight to Innocent

Cold Press MD Andrew Gibb reveals the HPP juice and smoothie brand’s sales could hit circa. $5m in 2014 and is unfazed about taking on the might of Innocent Drinks and Tropicana.

Published: 09-Apr-2014

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

CSB-System eyes English speaking market expansion

Business software specialist CSB-System says it is keen to expand in English-speaking markets such as the US and UK, and claims it offers beverage firms a level of system integration that rivals cannot.

Published: 31-Mar-2014

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Consumer packaging feedback key to cracking new markets: Tetra Pak

Tiziana Molaro

Lead User Experience Researcher - Tetra Pak

Consumer feedback on the functionality of packaging is increasingly important for Tetra Pak as it expands into new markets, according to the company's head of user experience research.

Published: 16-Dec-2013

Metabolix: We are working towards packaging

Metabolix: We are working towards packaging

Packaging will be a new and important market in the future with increasing emphasis on clarity, according to Metabolix.

Published: 11-Dec-2013

CMT plug assist boosts thermoforming clarity

CMT plug assist boosts thermoforming clarity

CMT Materials has launched a syntactic foam plug assist used in tooling for thermoformed packaging.

Published: 07-Nov-2013

US regional milk differentiation efforts driving glass demand: Stanpac

US regional milk differentiation efforts driving glass demand: Stanpac

Murray Bain

Vice President of Marketing - Stanpac

Local and regional US liquid dairy processors are increasingly opting for glass in an effort to set their products apart from big brands at retail level, according to US packaging firm, Stanpac.

Published: 06-Nov-2013

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Jeff Boedigheimer

Process Sales Manager - FOSS North America

The growth of Greek yogurt has increased the relevance of in-line protein analysers within the North American dairy industry, FOSS has claimed.

Published: 06-Nov-2013

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont has launched the latest generation of bioplastics under its Mater-Bi portfolio, including a film for food packaging.

Published: 20-Oct-2013

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, which sets recovery and recycling targets for EU Member States, must increase EPR (extended producer responsibility) scheme transparency and focus on minimizing post-consumer packaging waste, said Virginia Janssens, MD, Europen (European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment).

Published: 14-Oct-2013