Round-Up: Packaging

Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at

  • Origo Glass, a producer and supplier of glass bottles for the craft beer industry, has announced a new product range for craft brewers.
  • Wine specialist South Wine Company (SWC) is expanding its range of packaging and is now making its Odyssey brand wines available on the Russian market in aseptic carton packs.
  • rlc packaging group has recently started producing eight new chocolate boxes with elaborate finishing for Swiss chocolate brand Cailler by Nestlé.
  • Tonic brand Schweppes is revamping its pack design by launching a bold new look to showcase its premium credentials to adult consumers.
  • RPC Promens Consumer Nordics has developed a one litre milk bottle made entirely from a non oil based bio polymer produced from sugar cane.
  • Actionpoint Packaging has teamed up with Produced in Kent (PinK) as an associate member.
  • The national recycling rate for all aluminium packaging stands at 55% and the estimated recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans has reached 69% but the figures could be even higher, suggests the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro).

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