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Cadbury: saving the world one milk tray at a time

Cadbury Schweppes [CSG] is investigating consumer reactions to new biodegradable packaging in Australia, before deciding whether to replicate the technology in Europe. Rising consumer and governmental concerns are making it essential for businesses to explore environmentally friendly packaging alternatives.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Nov 2003
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Carlsberg: new PET pack targets impulse sales

Carlsberg UK is to re-package Carlsberg Export in 500ml PET bottles in an exclusive launch for Sainsbury's Local stores. The company has identified untapped potential in chilled beer and is looking to build impulse sales. With technical problems relating to the packaging now having been addressed, Carlsberg is seeking to attract more casual buyers while retaining its premium status.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Aug 2011
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From less bad to more good: the personal care sustainability agenda is changing

An outcome from the 2011 in-cosmetics conference is that the focus of "sustainable beauty" is shifting, with personal care companies aiming for more positive, rather than less negative, environmental and social impacts. Industry players that communicate their sustainability initiatives in this way are likely to establish a stronger connection with consumers and will be best placed to succeed.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Apr 2011
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Heinz: giving its ketchup bottles a green makeover

In an effort to enhance its sustainability credentials, Heinz has announced that it will partner with Coca-Cola to replace its conventional Heinz Ketchup bottle with a plant-based alternative in the US. This high-profile collaboration will undoubtedly raise consumer and industry awareness of plant-based materials and serve to further drive the move towards greener food and beverage packaging.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Mar 2011
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Nestle Gold Blend innovation shows sustainable direction

The issue of sustainability continues to act as a major driving force across the consumer goods industry, but this is particularly true in packaging. While Nestle last month stated that various innovations over the past two decades had saved it between 40 and 70 million kilograms of materials, lightweighting measures can only go so far.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jan 2013
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Nestle: new bioplastic caps in Brazil fit well with consumer sentiment

Nestle's Brazilian subsidiary has introduced new bio-based polyethylene packaging for its major milk brands Ninho and Molico. The new packaging is derived from renewable resources, and is the latest of a number of bioplastics being introduced by consumer packaged goods companies. Datamonitor research indicates that the move is likely to be well received in the Brazilian market.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2011
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Packaging Innovation of the Month: a herb garden in your fridge

We are all guilty of buying jars of dried herbs and spices for use in a particular recipe, only for them to lurk at the back of the kitchen cupboard, often never used again. Equally, we all know that fresh herbs taste great, but pre-packaged cut varieties only have a short shelf life and not everyone has the space or green fingers required to cultivate their own herb garden at home.

Published By Datamonitor
29 Jul 2014
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Packaging Innovation of the Month: deodorant driven by air

At first glance, with its slender cylindrical shape, Vogue Women's Enjoy deodorant spray may look like one of the aerosols that are commonplace in the sector, but its full-length labeling actually conceals an innovative eco-friendly dispensing mechanism, using only compressed air with no propellants.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Mar 2014
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Packaging Innovation of the Month: lip-gloss on the move

Pack-Track's Packaging Innovation of the Month for February is Sweet Pocket Gloss from Look by BIPA, launched in Austria in a pack that has been specially designed for taking with you on the go. Its unusual packaging includes a moving lenticular mouth shape that should appeal to young shoppers.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Feb 2013
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Packaging Innovation of the Month: Powerspray takes on aerosols

An elegant all-plastics pump spray, positioned as an eco-friendly, propellant-free alternative to traditional aerosols, is being used by Pokon Naturado, the number-one plant care consumer brand in the Netherlands, for a range of houseplant and garden sprays.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Apr 2014

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