As the Packaging Strategies ranking of the largest beverage packaging companies demonstrates, the big just keep getting bigger. Since its merger with SAB Miller in late 2016, Anheuser-Busch InBev has become the undisputed king of the beverage world, leading the list for the second year in a row.
Income elasticity analysis reveals that adidas, Nike, LVMH and Groupe Danone have higher Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk exposure among select FMCG companies, while Kraft Heinz and Kimberly-Clark, which are less dependent on discretionary spending, appear to be less exposed.
PepsiCo, Inc. recently announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations this year. The U.S. is the food and beverage company’s largest market and accounts for nearly half of its total global electricity consumption.
Nestlé Waters North America’s ReadyRefresh by Nestlé delivery service has expanded its beverage portfolio as part of ReadyRefresh’s mission to deliver healthy, convenient and great-tasting hydration to its customers.
The Coca-Cola Company announced the launch of The Coca-Cola Insiders Club, a subscription service offering a limited number of people the chance to taste over 20 of the company’s new beverages set to launch early next year.
The deal, announced for an undisclosed sum, will see PepsiCo "further deliver" on its "vision to offer consumers more positive nutritious options." BFY's product portfolio includes PopCorners brand Flex Protein Crisps and Flourish Veggie Crisps.
More than half of U.S. adults are unsure about how to recycle and PepsiCo Recycling is aiming to change that by starting in K-12 classrooms. In fact, PepsiCo's Recycle Rally diverted almost 10 million pounds of waste from landfills during the 2018-19 academic year.
Graduates of the 2020 high school class in Atlanta, Georgia, are going to be wearing their graduation garb made of recycled plastic bottles. Coca-Cola began collecting plastic bottles at its headquarters as part of Earth Day activities. The goal is to gather 7,000 bottles, enough to make graduation outfits for 200 graduates.
PepsiCo Inc. said Vivek Sankaran, who it recently tapped to lead its North American food operations, is leaving the company April 12 to become president and chief executive of grocery-store operator Albertsons Cos. The beverage and snacks giant named Steven Williams chief executive officer of PepsiCo Foods North America.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!