09-Mar-2010 - Tetra Pak said stronger sales in the final quarter of 2009 and emerging markets offset declining demand in Eastern Europe and Central Asia as it posted an increase in net sales of 1.2 per cent for the year to almost €9bn.
22-Jan-2010 - A leading carton trade body has criticised the UK’s packaging strategy for failing to recognise the significance of renewable materials after a study found 90 per cent of consumers said packing should contain them.
23-Oct-2009 - Tetra Pak has given a boost to its green credentials after announcing that more than 1.5 billion of its cartons on sale in the UK and Ireland in the next year will carry the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label.
30-Jun-2009 - Tetra Pak has announced the global launch of a carton for chilled liquid dairy products that it says is cost effective, facilitates stackability and boasts user-friendly features for consumers.
28-Apr-2009 - The extra £10m funding for processing UK food waste announced in the recent UK budget will allow more than 300,000 additional tonnes of food waste to be processed every year, says the recycling action group Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
05-Dec-2008 - A drinking straw innovator, a leading probiotics supplier and the world’s biggest aseptic beverage packager have teamed up to deliver a probiotic drink that has attracted the interest of the world’s biggest beverage companies. Shane Starling met with them at HIE recently.
28-Oct-2008 - The probiotic straw is a concept that has been a long time coming but one which may be about to move from its current niche status into the mainstream, according to Swedish probiotics supplier, BioGaia.