Chavez threat to disregard 'capitalist' patents could hit Tetra Pak
Packaging companyTetra Pak could become the next corporate giant to suffer at the hands of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez after he questioned the validity of patented products.
Tetra Pak spies further global packaged milk potential
Despite ongoing economic and supply uncertainty, consumption of milk and liquid dairy products continues to grow in both emerging and more established markets by meeting worldwide convenience needs, according to Tetra Pak.
Machine range targets water use and whey for greener cheese
An ongoing focus on efficient water use by Tetra Pak has led to the development of more cost effective, environmentally friendly cheese production equipment, claims the manufacturer.
Milk and juice consumption hike stimulates growth, claims Tetra Pak
Packaging and processing equipment supplier, Tetra Pak, said it is optimistic about continued growth in the food and drink sectors it operates in despite the difficult global economy.
Site upgrade will improve test facilities for processors, says Tetra Pak
A larger test and assembly facility that can respond quickly to customer demands is the aim of a €15m upgrade to Tetra Pak’s research and development facility in Modena in Italy, the company claims.
Tetra Pak cooperation has designs on microsieve advances
Tetra Pak has announced a new cooperation with technology group Fluxxion to develop new micro filtration technologies for removing unwanted microorganisms in extended-shelf-life (ESL) dairy goods.
Tetra Pak focuses on dairy solutions with acquisition
Swedish packaging firm Tetra Pak has acquired the assets of two
Australian food processing companies, strengthening its portfolio
of solutions for cheese and dairy powder.
Integrated packaging line cuts operating costs, says Tetra Pak
A new integrated, aseptic carton packaging line offers processors reduced costs, as well as increased equipment reliability and capacity, claims manufacturer Tetra Pak.
Tetra Pak invests in Italian packaging materials plant
Tetra Pak is stumping up €26m for an upgrade of its Italian
packaging materials plant that will significantly increase its
printing and lamination capacity, and boost the quality and speed
of its service.
High acid drinks packaging devised for eco-improvements
A new range of resealable beverage cartons offers a more
environmentally friendly method of packaging high acid ambient
drinks like sport beverages and iced tea in a variety of sizes,
according to its manufacturer.
Tetra Pak collaboration benefits customers and company
Tetra Pak's closer collaboration with engineering firm ABB will
enable customers to benefit from shorter lead times in the
implementation of Tetra PlantMaster plant automation solutions and
provide the company with opportunities...
Tetra Pak backs further Chinese dairy development
Tetra Pak hopes to encourage further growth and development in the
Chinese dairy industry by overseeing the launch of a new research
centre in conjunction with the People's University of China
Manufacturer caps convenience with carton opening
A new one-step-opening cap for both dairy and beverage cartons can
offer greater convenience benefits for processors and consumers
alike, according to the manufacturer.
Vat creates curd with less hassle, says maker
The manufacturer of a curd-making vat for cheese claims its latest
innovation can improve output, while reducing the
maintenance required during production.
Chinese dairy demand drives Tetra Pak expansion
Tetra Pak has expanded its total packaging output in China to 40bn
containers following completion of a €100m plant in a bid
to meet the huge increases in demand for dairy products.
Filler is faster and more hygienic, says maker
A new filling machine technology specifically designed for chilled
products like milk can allow processors to step up productivity
during packaging, its manufacturer claims.
Tetra Pak expects profit in green focus
Packaging group Tetra Pak had today revealed it remains on track
with its aim of a 10 per cent cut in CO2 emissions by 2010, in a
bid to reduce the environmental impact and costs of its operations.
Tetra Pak to produce caps in Russia
Sweden-based Tetra Pak will produce caps in Russia in a bid to move
its supply chain closer to customers.
Tetra Pak invests millions in new research centres
Sweden-based Tetra Pak will invest €32.6m in two new centres in
Lund to develop new processing and packaging equipment for food and
Tetra Pak to expand in China
Tetra Pak plans to tighten its grip on China's growing beverage and
dairy markets with a €60m state-of-the-art packaging materials
plant in the country, it announced Tuesday.
Tetra Pak convenience package claims prolonged shelf life
A new convenience aseptic package for ice-lollies and juice drinks
can hold different volumes without the need for machine
Takeover battle for SIG reaches new high
A billion dollar takeover battle to gain control of beverage
packaging giant SIG Holding is beingwaged between a New Zealand
investor and two European companies.
Tax on packaging proposal slammed by industry body
An influential industry body has hit back at a call by
environmental and consumer advocacy groups to put a tax on
disposable and 'hard-to-recycle' packaging.
Tetra Pak ramps up capacity in China
Leading carton maker Tetra Pak will double capacity at its Beijing
factory, it said yesterday, allowing it to meet the expected
ongoing growth in China's dairy sector.
New Tetra Pak cereal packaging could boost product appeal
Ready-to-pour cereal products in packaging that has until now been
associated with juice cartons could be the new way to improve the
appeal of products and add consumer value, according to Tetra Pak.
Machine targets growing demand for single serve creamers
A new aseptic packaging machine is designed to target what the
manufacturer says is a growing demand for single serve coffee
Electronic switch bypasses Tetra Pak patent
Tetra Pak's own packaging machines could soon be used against it,
after rival group Alternapak claimed it had found a way to run its
own packaging reels on Tetra Pak production lines.
Coca Cola switches to high speed filling machines in US
Coca Cola will replace and update several of its filling lines at
US-based plants with Tetra Pak's new high speed machines.
Aseptic bottle combines advantages of carton and plastic
COLOGNE, Germany: Tetra Pak yesterday launched what it claims is
the world's first aseptic carton bottle, a container with a plastic
Tetra Pak launches versatile packing line worldwide
Tetra Pak has rolled out it's A3/Flex packaging line worldwide,
claiming no other carton packaging line around can offer food
producers the same versatility.
Fastest aseptic filling machine goes global
Tetra Pak yesterday announced the global availability of what it
claims is the fastest aseptic filling machine for family packages
Tetra Pak to use stronger, thinner polymer pack
Tetra Pak has started the worldwide rollout of a stronger but
thinner polymer packaging for liquid products, promising companies
it will help them cut costs and meet recycling standards.
EU experts meet to discuss problems with packaging chemical
A EU food safety committee is meeting in Brussels today to discuss
the contamination of milk and other products with a chemical used
by Tetra Pak in its packaging process.
Machine doses milk with omega-3, without the fishy smell
A method of enriching milk with Omega 3 will result in products
without the fishy taste associated with the oil, Tetra Pak says in
marketing a dosing machine for the nutrient.
Numico and SMA Nutrition's products affected by packaging chemical
While Nestlé's chief executive continues to query the motives
behind the Italian government's seizure of million of litres of its
baby milk, details are emerging that infant formula from Royal
Numico and SMA Nutrition may...
Osmosis cuts Fonterra's milk transport costs
A reverse osmosis machine capable of extracting excess water from
milk is expected to significantly cut transport costs for New
Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra.
Nestlé baby milk recall begins due to concerns over packaging ink
As Nestlé recalls two million litres of baby milk in four European
countries due to a packaging problem, the company is attempting to
calm consumer fears that their children were in danger ofingesting
a printing chemical from drinking...
Tetra goes retro with re-introduction of classic package
Tetra Pak is going retro by reintroducing its namesake
four-cornered packaging, one that turned the Sweden-based company
into an industry powerhouse.
Tetra Pak markets extended shelf life systems
Tetra Pak has adopted a new strategy in selling its processing and
packaging systems to dairy companies looking to extend the shelf
life of their products.
Milk processing unit has hibernation mode
Tetra Pak is marketing its new Therm Lacta 10 as an energy-saving
pasteurisation unit designed for the automated processing of market
milk, cheese milk, yoghurt milk, cream, ice cream mix and otherlow
acid liquid dairy products.
Tetra Pak heads race in redefining wine packaging
Tetra Pak has launched wine packaged in the firm's Tetra Brik
aseptic package, a move that could redefine how vintners and
retailers position and merchandise wine.
Tetra Pak remodels novelty ice cream coating system
A Tetra Pak subsidiary has found a dipping and coating solution for
novelty ice creams, which it hopes will eliminate sub-standard ice
cream coatings - welcome news for ice cream manufacturers seeking
to satisfy the quality-conscious...
Tetra Pak unveils environmental agenda for 2005
Tetra Pak's updated environmental policy, which will come into
force 1 January, underlines both the strength of green consumer
pressure and the direction in which the packaging industry is
Tetra Pak aims to exceed regulatory demands
At IPA 2004, in Paris, Tetra Pak is displaying a range of products
it believes will help processors exceed regulatory obligations and
offer cutting edge production techniques. Anthony Fletcher
Tetra Pak set to profit from emerging dairy drink market
Tetra Pak has launched what it describes as a low investment carton
packaging solution ideal for manufacturers looking to penetrate
lucrative new chilled beverage markets.
Tetra Pak seeks greater share of growing China dairy market
Tetra Pak, the European packaging giant, has inaugurated a new
liquid food packaging plant in Beijing this week, the latest step
in its bid to profit from the rising Chinese interest in dairy
Tetra Pak targets Asian Lactose Intolerence
Finnish dairy firm Valio has joined up with Tetra Pak to market its
production technology for lactose-free milk outside its home
market. The firm is particularly hoping for strong sales in Asia
where a high incidence of lactose intolerance...
Italy's antitrust body fines Tetra Pak €95m for involvement with Italpak
Italy's antitrust authority says that it has fined packaging giant
Tetra Pak €95 million for not respecting a ban it had imposed in
Aug 1993, which barred Tetra Pak from acquiring Italpack.
Tetra Recart packaging system makes US debut
US-based food manufacturer Hormel Foods is about to launch two
chilli brands in new easy-to-open carton packaging from Tetra Pak,
marking a significant change in packaging preference.
Wine packaging revolutionised
A brand of wine packaged in Tetra Prisma 500ml packaging has been
launched in the US. This is the first wine to packaged in this way,
and the company behind it believes it offers consumers greater
convenience and freshness.