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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 
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.
21 September 2016

Partnering to Achieve Curbside Enthusiasm for Recycling

Recycling is more than placing a plastic bottle or paper into any receptacle featuring the familiar three-arrow logo. It is an important weapon in our fight against climate change. Our resource base is dwindling while greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. Getting more packages to be recycled is an issue that will require concerted effort among local governments, industry end markets, haulers, material recovery facilities, converters and of course, companies creating recyclable packaging like Tetra Pak.
09 September 2016

Mini-Me in Aisle Three: How Parenthood Affects Millennial Grocery Habits

For well over a decade, millennials have been making their purchasing presence known. They represent the largest number of food buyers in history. As kids, they grew up on Lunchables®. As young adults, they graduated to craft beer. Now, as the oldest among them are reaching their mid-thirties, millennials are fully entering the age of parenthood – and they’re embracing the changing food priorities that come with it.
07 September 2016

Getting More From Less

Elisabeth Comere, our Director of Environment & Government Affairs, discusses why investments in sustainable packaging are essential and highlights the benefits of sustainable packaging in a cost constrained world.