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SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE, the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics co-founded by sustainability consulting firm Quantis and L’Oréal in 2018, is launching its first eco-design tool. The science-based tool, available online at https://open-spice.com/tool/[…]

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Former Bacardi CEO Mike Dolan has launched a new business venture, Mijenta, an artisanal small-batch “super premium” tequila brand that uses production by-products to create some of its packaging elements. Dolan is lead investor and co-founder[…]

09/21/2020 | Wine & spirits
Labels specialist Inessens builds its presence in new markets

Labels specialist Inessens builds its presence in new markets

French group Inessens, a creator of premium labels for the wine and spirits markets, has been progressively growing its portfolio. Last year the group snapped up four French suppliers allowing it to expand into new product territories including[…]

09/16/2020 | LabelsCSR
Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Le Rouge Français’ Collection Végétal debuts biosourced pack

Lipstick brand Le Rouge Français, launched by husband-and-wife team Elodie Carpentier and Salem Ghezaili in 2018, boasts natural formulations using pigments sourced from tinctorial plants. Today the brand is moving a step further with partially[…]

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 | Trends
Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

Pujolasos patents Woodle, a removable inner cap

In a bid to meet the ecological constraints linked to multi-material packaging, Spanish wooden cap specialist Pujolasos’ new system features a removable inner cap. The newly patented innovation, called Woodle, allows the inner plastic (or[…]

09/07/2020 | Trends
Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

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Sulapac CEO sets out road map following new investment

In 2019 biocomposite materials specialist Sulapac finalized an A-round of financing and welcomed new investors, including Chanel. Sulapac CEO Suvi Haimi talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Finnish company’s new business model, its launch[…]

Brazil's Wista Airless Systems embarks on European expansion

Brazil's Wista Airless Systems embarks on European expansion

The Brazilian dispensing specialist, with its origins in pharmaceutical devices, is now solely focused on cosmetics. In 2021, the family-owned company is inaugurating its first factory in Europe, a sign of its ambitions for the local beauty[…]

Albéa outlines ambitious sustainable packaging goals

Albéa outlines ambitious sustainable packaging goals

In 2019, Albéa drew up its sustainable roadmap for 2020-2025. The French packaging manufacturer has now shed more light on those targets with the publication of its 2020 sustainability report. The company has affirmed that 100% of its packaging[…]

08/24/2020 |
Natura’s Head of Environmental Impact spells out ambitious packaging goals

Interview

Natura’s Head of Environmental Impact spells out ambitious packaging goals

Keyvan Macedo, Head of Climate Change and Environmental Impact, spoke to Luxe Packaging Insight about Natura’s sustainable packaging strategy as the brand moves towards meeting the stringent objectives set out by parent company Natura & Co.[…]

07/15/2020