Asia’s Beverage Industry: Change Is Coming

The East is still tracing behind the West in terms of many industries, including that of beverage, but change is coming, says Eric Shaffner, Sales…

Maximising Bottling Production

Chinese bottled water manufacturer Nongfu Spring previously had a four-litre family sized bottle which was only available in high density polyethylene (HDPE). Wanting to make…

Quenching New Thirsts In Emerging Markets

The emerging markets of today are predicted to form an economic powerhouse in the next few years. What trends and opportunities are there in these…

Smart Packaging Is Creating New Possibilities For Beverages

Andrew Manly, communications director of the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) takes a look at how new packaging technologies, many of which are…

Cleaning Up Pet, The Green Way

Recycling polyethylene terephthalate pet plastics is not new, and most end up as non-food grade pet, such as in china where they are processed into…

Keeping Up With Dairy Packaging

Fabienne Cheriaux, marketing manager, dairy, food and beverages, Serac Group, discusses the evolutions and innovations of the dairy industry from bottle manufacturing to product filling.

Metalised Film: Time To Act

Kyle Thomas, strategic business unit (SBU) manager at Eagle Product Inspection, looks at the rising popularity of metalised film as a packaging format and the…

The Future Of Packaging

In the dynamic food and beverage industry, manufacturers constantly need to not only cope with increasing consumer demands, but also keep up with the latest…

Branding Through The Right Form Factor

With the unprecedented rates at which food and beverage products are launched each year, brand owners have to find ways to make their products stand…

Closing The Generation Gap

Various consumer categories exist: children, elderly, men, women… with the growing ageing population especially today, food and beverage manufacturers would do well to cater products…

Packaging

Upgrading For More Flexibility & Cost-Efficiency

In any business, it is vital to use the most efficient equipment and upgrades should have as little downtime as possible. Carola-Ribeauville was helped by…

Packaging

Case-Study: Meeting Canning Demands Positively

In Hochdorf, Lucerne, Switzerland, Ramseier Suisse AG operates a large independent brewery which concentrates solely on the production and filling of dealer’s brands. To cope…

Packaging

Bottle Capping: Analysing The Torque

Capping is important in ensuring product quality, stability and freshness. However, not many are aware of the crucial role that torque testing plays and factors…

A Hold On Liquid Dairy Packaging

The demand for liquid dairy products has been growing, especially in developing markets. The conversion towards plastic bottles can create a more convenient consumer experience…