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Verallia lightweights Crus de France champagne bottle

Verallia lightweights Crus de France champagne bottle

French glassmaker Verallia has revamped its Crus de France bottle, part of its Selective Line by Verallia premium offering. The bottle is now 7% lighter, with a 27g reduction in carbon footprint at production. Verallia is continuing to add to[…]

02/18/2021
Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

In line with its efforts to cut down on its packaging’s environmental impact, premium vodka brand Absolut (Pernod Ricard) began trialing its Absolut Paper Bottle in the UK and Sweden late January. It has also unveiled what it describes as its[…]

02/10/2021 |
Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

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Paboco's gameplan to pioneer the paper bottle

Paboco, the Paper Bottle Company, is out to shake up packaging norms with its first branded paper bottle slated for launch in 2021. Currently in a start-up, scale-up phase, the Danish company’s “pioneer community” is a joint venture between[…]

Verallia celebrates winners of annual Design Awards

Verallia celebrates winners of annual Design Awards

French glassmaker Verallia has unveiled the winners of its 2020 Design Awards. For the 11th edition of the event, design students' submissions centered on the theme of French Glass (“verre à la francaise”), and also competed for a special prize[…]

10/19/2020 |
Gaultier & Lancôme win best bottle at Fragrance Foundation France Awards

Gaultier & Lancôme win best bottle at Fragrance Foundation France Awards

The 28th edition of the Fragrance Foundation France Awards, which went digital this year with a virtual ceremony, highlighted the work of glassmakers Pochet du Courval, Verescence and Bormioli Luigi in the best bottle category. In the[…]

10/09/2020
Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

French cosmetics packaging producer Qualiform (Certina Packaging Group) has launched a line of bottles integrating Eastman’s Cristal Renew copolyester that is said to offer high levels of recycled content without compromising on performance or[…]

10/02/2020 |
Inside Aston Martin’s whisky collaboration with Bowmore

Inside Aston Martin’s whisky collaboration with Bowmore

The first in a series of collaborations between Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Beam Suntory) and luxury carmaker Aston Martin, Black Bowmore DB5 1964 is set to hit the market this fall. The year 1964 is a reference to milestones at[…]

09/30/2020 |
Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

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Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

Cécile Lochard was named Director of Sustainable Development for Guerlain this month. In our preview from the full interview to be published in the Fall issue of Formes de Luxe, Lochard talks about how the luxury beauty brand has restructured[…]

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Frugalpac opts to bottle wine & spirits in paper

Described as no less than “the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the glass bottle,” the Frugal Bottle is made of recycled paperboard. Created in the UK by packaging supplier Frugalpac, the Frugal Bottle is composed of[…]

09/09/2020 |
Verallia targets French micro-distillers with Arsène bottle

Verallia targets French micro-distillers with Arsène bottle

Anticipating a boom in craft spirits in France, glassmaker Verallia went straight to the source when creating its latest release, a bottle that targets the country’s micro-distillers. Called Arsène, the bottle was co-created with several[…]

08/11/2020