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(RE)SET for Cosmetics: Collaborative R&D for alternatives to plastic packaging

(RE)SET for Cosmetics: Collaborative R&D for alternatives to plastic packaging

Launched by The (RE)SET Company in partnership with French cosmetics federation FEBEA, (RE)SET for Cosmetics aims to replace plastic cosmetics packaging with cellulose fiber. In France, cosmetics industry players have come together for a[…]

02/10/2022 | Strategy
HP acquires paper bottle company Choose Packaging

HP acquires paper bottle company Choose Packaging

Paper bottle technologies are seeing increasing interest from major players. HP’s acquisition of Edinburgh-based Choose Packaging, creator of what is dubbed “the world’s only commercially available zero-plastic paper bottle” is the latest[…]

02/10/2022 |
Flexi-Hex: how packaging designed for surfboards is conquering wines, spirits and beauty

Flexi-Hex: how packaging designed for surfboards is conquering wines, spirits and beauty

UK-based Flexi-Hex set out to ban plastics from packaging with its paper-based e-commerce and gifting solutions that combine functionality and aesthetics. Its flexible honeycomb packaging has proved popular among luxury wines and spirits brands,[…]

02/09/2022 | Retail
Texen buys PRP Creation's flexible packaging business

Texen buys PRP Creation's flexible packaging business

Texen has acquired fellow French company PRP Creation’s flexible packaging activity for an undisclosed sum. The business encompasses pouches and doypacks, giving Texen an additional boost in the luxury and beauty packaging market. Cosmetics[…]

02/01/2022 |
Axilone’s “All Aluminum” line sets a milestone

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Axilone’s “All Aluminum” line sets a milestone

Specialized in designing and manufacturing metal and plastic components for the beauty industry, Axilone incorporates a sustainable approach into each of its creations. The company’s elegantly and sustainably designed “all aluminum” container[…]

01/27/2022
How Butterfly Cannon implements Conscious Design for no/low brands

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How Butterfly Cannon implements Conscious Design for no/low brands

The no/low alcohol segment has expanded from its humble beginnings into an almost $10bn industry across 10 key markets worldwide, according to drinks analyst IWSR. And its growth its set to outpace the total alcohol market by 2025. In our latest[…]

01/26/2022 |
Cellulose Valley: a French research chair to drive new cellulose packaging solutions

Cellulose Valley: a French research chair to drive new cellulose packaging solutions

The Cellulose Valley teaching and research chair aims to develop new cellulose-based materials for packaging applications. Launched by France’s Fondation Grenoble INP, the four-year initiative is backed by DS Smith Packaging France, Ahlstrom[…]

01/24/2022 |
Eastman & Loop Industries announce massive investments in French recycling initiatives

Eastman & Loop Industries announce massive investments in French recycling initiatives

Global specialty materials company Eastman and clean technology expert Loop Industries, in partnership with Suez, have each announced plans to invest in ambitious new plastics recycling and processing facilities in France. US-based speciality[…]

A new look for Chateau Rieussec’s Sauternes wine

A new look for Chateau Rieussec’s Sauternes wine

French winery Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite has revamped the bottle of Chateau Rieussec’s Premier Grand Cru Classé wine. The traditional transparent bottle has been replaced with opaque vessel bearing a minimalistic yellow crown on the[…]

01/11/2022 |
Verallia details electric furnace project at Cognac site

Verallia details electric furnace project at Cognac site

French glassmaker Verallia is investing in electric furnaces at its site in Cognac as it strives to meet its ambitious CO2 reduction targets. The furnaces are set to come on-stream in 2023-2024 and will produce extra-flint glass for wines and[…]