Multinationals like Coca Cola, Interface and others are making public commitments to ramp up their sustainability efforts across the supply chain in response to escalating consumer pressure, the “compliance” squeeze and a desire to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Finnish dairy producer, Valio, becomes the first company in the world to sell products to consumers in carton packaging made entirely from plant-based materials. Consumers are able to buy these packages at retail shops in Finland from this week.
December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has launched a new Environmental Benchmarking Service to help food and beverage companies assess the environmental performance of their production operations, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. November 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today collected two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony in Nuremberg, Germany. Tetra Top® with Separable Top was awarded Best Carton and Tetra Pak’s bio based caps won the Best Closure category.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 27 October 2014 /3BL Media/ – Coca-Cola’s Del Valle Reserva brand of juice won the Technology in Beverage Packaging prize at the 2014 ABRE Awards for being the first brand to use Tetra Pak cartons with bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films derived from sugar cane.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces the launch of the industry’s first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC ™) certified paperboard.
Tetra Pak’s processing business is now the market leader in filtration systems for milk, cheese and whey applications, enhanced by the acquisitions of Filtration Engineering and DSS Silkeborg in 2012 and 2013 respectively. We now have important in-house expertise in reverse osmosis, nanofiltration and microfiltration, and we are now focused on applying these technologies across a range of applications.
This means that we don’t just provide our customers with ways to cut waste, we also provide them with new market opportunities.
Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world.