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Sustainability is a consumer trend that is transforming the packaging industry. The top three concerns in relation to beverage packaging include recycling or landfilling, renewable resources and energy, said Erin Reynolds, marketing director at Evergreen Packaging, at last year’s Sustainable Packaging Forum in St. Petersburg, FL.
More materials were sourced sustainably, and bio-based materials were introduced.
Currently, 56.1 percent of American households have access to carton recycling.
The package itself is the most popular source for recycling information.
A functional beverage deserves an equally functional package like the Tetra Brik Aseptic Edge carton SunOpta Inc. chose for the launch of its Sunrich Naturals brand SoL Sunflower Beverage.
A microwaveable, susceptor-equipped bacon package for Embotits Espina, a 102-year-old maker of cold cuts headquartered in Vic, Spain, earned the Product of the Year Award.
What Mars did for M&Ms, digital printing is doing for beer and other products in customizing and personalizing products, though US converters are just beginning to tap those capabilities.