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

  • BrewDog backed distillery LoneWolf has chosen a Beatson Clark bottle originally intended for pharmaceutical products for its new craft gin.
  • Unilever has unveiled its new technology to recycle sachet waste. This technology, called CreaSolv Process, has been developed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Germany and is inspired by an innovation used to recycle TV sets.
  • Growing concern for the environment, combined with consumer preference for healthy living, is driving increased trust in glass as the ultimate packaging choice for food and drinks. According to a Europe wide independent survey, 85% of Europeans would recommend glass to their friends and family. This marks a 15% increase since eight years ago.
  • Saica Pack has rebranded Tyrrells’ shelf ready packaging for its range of Poshcorn popcorn. The rebrand encompasses the entire portfolio of the Poshcorn range, including its six, eight, 12 and 24 pack versions.
  • Plastic packaging specialist Gizeh has developed a new twin chamber cup for the market launch of a new yogurt dessert line of Müller.
  • This month low calorie soft drink Zeo is celebrating a brand relaunch to mark the introduction of a new, no added sugar range.

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