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14 November 2016

Increasing Recycling Rather Than Just Supporting It

America Recycles Day is upon us, but does America recycle? Studies overwhelmingly reveal that Americans support recycling and believe that if more people recycled, it would help the environment. Unfortunately, support for recycling doesn’t always translate into action. This post from Jason Pelz, Vice President of Environment for Tetra Pak North, Central and South America, explores why. 
07 November 2016

Refreshing Takes on Juice From Around the World

For the second installment in our blog series covering the Tetra Pak Index, we are looking at the way juice is consumed around the world and what those trends may mean for the food and beverage industry here. 
14 October 2016

Do Consumers Really Want What They Say They Want?

Globally, the sustainable packaging market is expected to hit $244 billion by 2018. While this number reflects activities across a variety of industries, there’s little doubt that awareness and interest in sustainable packaging is growing, both in the food and beverage industry and beyond.

But do consumer purchasing behaviors related to sustainable packaging follow their opinions on the topic? In her latest article in Triple Pundit, Elisabeth Comere explores sustainability from the consumer’s perspective 
11 October 2016

Evolution and Opportunity in the Soup Aisle

The soup aisle has come a long way in the past decade. Today, new flavors like curry pumpkin and potato leek are nestled between stalwarts like tomato and chicken noodle. As consumer preferences have evolved to favor more diversity—and fewer additives—in their diets, soup producers have met the challenge with an array of palate-pleasing options such as ethnic flavors and lower sodium, often while bucking traditional packaging in favor of more convenient, sustainable options.

28 September 2016

New Business Models for Enabling the Circular Economy

New business models lie at the heart of the circular economy, a restorative or regenerative economic model in which resources are endlessly cycled back into supply chains and waste does not exist. Accenture has identified five circular business models companies can leverage – singly or in combination – to generate resource productivity improvements in innovative ways that also cut costs, generate revenue, and enhance customer value and differentiation.
26 September 2016

Nearing the Finish Line: How Pilot Plants help Companies Perfect Recipes before Production

In this Q&A, Alex Croy, Tetra Pak's pilot plant manager, shares an inside look at pilot testing and how this process can help food and beverage brands get new products to market faster.