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Europe: Producing clear cups at K 2016

Taiwanese company Victor Taichung Machinery Works will be demonstrating at K 2016 the advantage when processors use INEOS polypropylene (PP) made with Milliken &...

Americas: PepsiCo, TNC embark on water project

PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced 'Water for the Planet', a collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds...

Europe: What’s next for sustainable sourcing, asks summit

Sustainable sourcing has become fashionable in the food industry, with a growing number of companies making such commitments. However, the increasing number of sustainability...

Americas: Crown to reduce energy consumption

By the end of 2020, Crown aims to reduce energy consumption by 5% per billion standard units of production from 2015 levels. In the same...

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Europe: Body approves Synvina’s PEF in circular economy

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has given interim approval for the recyclability of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), produced by Synvina C.V., Amsterdam, in the European...

Americas: Crown Holdings opens greenfield beverage can factory

Crown Holdings Inc. opens its beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York. This marks the industry’s first greenfield facility in the US in more...

Americas: Videojet releases inks to cut waste

Videojet Technologies has formulated two new environmentally-friendly colored inks for the food and beverage packaging industry that reduce packaging waste and increase productivity. Global...

Americas: Soft drink giant phases out equipment with HFCs, commits to climate change initiatives

PepsiCo has announced new goals for phasing out equipment with hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), signing both the Ceres Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy Climate...

Asia Pacific: China to hold SAVE FOOD in 2017

A study from FAO and the State Grain Administration reveals that 35% of China's annual grain production was wasted. In order to reduce China's...

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