Berry Global equips Coca-Cola with tethered caps to align with EU directives

EUROPE – Berry Global has been contracted by Coca-Cola to supply it with a lightweight, tethered closure for its carbonated soft drinks in PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles. Bolstered by the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, Berry’s new tethered closure for Coca-Cola is designed to remain intact with the bottle – making it less likely to be littered and more likely to…

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Berry Global facility in France secures RecyClass certification

FRANCE – US-based plastic packaging company Berry Global’s facility in La Genête, France has received RecyClass certification. RecyClass assessments follow rigorous scientific protocols to present a comprehensive evaluation of the recyclability of plastic packaging. The certification allows Berry Global to print RecyClass labeling on the non-food packaging pails produced at the facility. Berry provided external auditor Terra with the necessary…

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Berry Global to close food packaging factory in UK to streamline operations

UK – US-based plastic packaging manufacturer Berry Global has proposed the closure of its Berry Superfos Thermoforming factory in Corby, UK to streamline operations. As reported by the BBC, the planned closure is part of the company’s strategy to streamline its operations, use more of its capacity and better serve its customers. A Berry Global spokesperson said that if proceeded…

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Berry Global develops sustainable ice cream packaging for Diplom-Is

NORWAY –  US-based plastic packaging manufacturer, Berry Global has developed a sustainable solution for the packaging of Norwegian ice cream producer Diplom-Is’s Royal brand. Diplom-Is will switch to a new non-carbon black version of its previously used carbon black color containers. Berry Global said the packaging solution enables waste to be sorted more easily, as it is detectable by Near…

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Berry Global partners Printpack to launch new sustainable flexible pouch

US – US-based plastic packaging manufacturer, Berry Global has partnered with film converter and producer Printpack to develop new Preserve PE PCR recyclable polyethylene (PE) pouch. The companies have introduced the Preserve™ PE PCR recyclable polyethylene (PE) pouch. The pouch is How2Recycle pre-qualified and contains 30% FDA–compliant post-consumer recycled resin (PCR) content. The package features Berry Global’s Entour sealant film…

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Mars partners Berry Global to develop recycled content packaging

US – American multinational manufacturer of confectionery and pet food, Mars has partnered with Berry Global to develop snack jars made with recycled plastic content. Manufactured with a single-pellet, food-grade resin, the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) jars are claimed to contain 15% post-consumer resin (PCR). The jars come in sizes of 60oz, 81oz and 87oz, with each size offering the same…

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Ingreendients adopts Berry Global’s recycled plastic bottle for its products

US – Personal care brand Ingreendients has partnered with US-based packaging company Berry Global to develop shampoo and conditioner bottles made from 100% recycled plastic for Ingreedients’ hair care line. The HDPE bottle is made with 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic produced at Berry’s manufacturing facility in Winchester, VA. Commenting on the partnership, David Long, Regional Business Director at Berry…

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Berry Global’s Cleanstream technologies receives FDA approval

US – Berry Global’s CleanStream recycling technology, has been granted a Letter of No Objection (LNO) from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The LNO confirms that the post-consumer recycled (PCR) PP produced by the CleanStream process can be used in levels up to 100% recycled content for food contact applications. CleanStream is Berry’s proprietary, world-leading process and the…

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French Aquarium Systems adopts Berry’s PCR containers to drive sustainability

FRANCE – French ornamental fish specialist Aquarium Systems has adopted Berry’s PCR containers to drive sustainability. Aquarium Systems is now packing its marine salt brands, Instant Ocean, used to match seawater in an aquarium, and Reef Crystals, which facilitates coral growth, in square SuperCube and round SuperLift Extra containers made with 50% PCR, developed and delivered by Berry. The PCR…

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Berry Global partners Neste to develop sustainable coffee capsule for Tchibo

US – US-based plastic packaging manufacturer Berry Global, in partnership with German coffee producer Tchibo and its feedstock supplier Neste, has developed a sustainable coffee capsule for the Qbo brand. The capsule features polypropylene (PP) made from bio-based renewable raw materials such as waste and residue oils, as well as fats such as used cooking oils. The introduction of the…

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