Tetra Pak South Africa commits to circular economy by joining Petco

SOUTH AFRICA – Food processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak South Africa has joined PET Recycling Company (Petco) to drive the collection and recycling of liquid board packaging (LBP). The firm’s decision has been driven by the need for greater collaboration to improve the collection and recycling of LBP in South Africa. Tetra Pak’s membership starts on January 1.…

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Tetra Pak’s Prisma Aseptic 500ml wins gold at Afristar 2022 Packaging Awards

KENYA – Tetra Pak’s innovative prism pack, Tetra Prisma Aseptic 500ml connected experience has won Gold in the Beverages Category at the Packaging Afristar Awards 2022. Tetra Pak introduced the award-winning bottle during the Lewa Safari marathon in Kenya to hydrate the runners. The cartons featured a bespoke connected experience developed by the team at Appetite Creative accessible via QR…

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Tetra Pak inks US$2.5M deal with Uniboard for beverage carton recycling project in Egypt

EGYPT – Swedish-Swiss multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has just signed a US$2.5 million contract with Uniboard for the establishment of a cardboard recycling unit in used beverage (UBC). The investment will be used to build a facility able to recycle 8,000 tonnes of UBC per year and should be operational in 2023. According to details relayed…

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Tetra Pak’s sustainability report highlights achievements and progress to promote a more sustainable food system

SWITZERLAND – Tetra Pak has published its 2021 sustainability report outlining its achievements and progress detailing the actions to help realize resilient and sustainable food systems. The company notes that it has reduced operational GHG emissions by 36%, with 80% of energy coming from renewable sources, doubling the solar energy capacity to 5.55MW. In 2021, Tetra Pak reduced its combined…

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Tetra Pak’s carton water bottle offer runners in Lewa Safari Marathon a sustainable way to rehydrate

KENYA – Tetra Pak stole the show in the just concluded Lewa Safari Marathon not for track performance but for its eco-friendly carton water bottles that runners relied on for rehydration. The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya is home to the annual Lewa Safari Marathon organized by Tusk and Lewa in Safaricom. The internationally acclaimed event runs through one…

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Tetra Pak to divest all operations in Russia after 62 years in blow to packaging industry

RUSSIA – Swedish-Swiss multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has announced a decision to exit its remaining Russia operations after 62 years in the country and would divest its business there. The Swedish-Swiss group had already suspended all new investments and projects in Russia, limiting its operations to essential food items – something it intends the new entity…

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Tetra Pak plans to test fiber-based barrier alternative to aluminium in food cartons

SWITZERLAND – Swedish-Swiss multinational food packaging and processing company, Tetra Pak has announced plans to test a fibre-based barrier as a replacement for the aluminium layer in its food cartons for improved climate impact and recyclability. The “industry-first” technology is currently on shelf for commercial consumer testing for food carton packs distributed under ambient conditions. According to the packaging leader,…

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Stora Enso partners Tetra Pak to advance circular paper-based packaging solutions

BELGIUM – Stora Enso has partnered with Tetra Pak to examine a shared beverage carton recycling solution to meet the growing recycling need in Benelux. The joint feasibility study includes a plan for a comprehensive beverage carton recycling facility at Stora Enso’s Langerbrugge site in Belgium. According to the companies, approximately 75,000 tonnes of beverage cartons are put on the…

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Tetra Pak forges new food innovation partnerships to tackle global food insecurity crisis

SWITZERLAND – Switzerland-based multinational food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak has unveiled new partnerships aimed at accelerating efforts to address global food systems challenges. The initiative is part of the company’s drive to nurture an innovation ecosystem to open new opportunities in the areas of food availability, safety, and sustainability.  The collaboration includes a range of development programs –…

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Tetra Pak debuts India’s first holographic packaging, calls for cartons to be added to UK deposit return scheme plans

INDIA – Multinational food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak, has launched India’s first-ever locally manufactured holographic packaging material. The innovative packaging, called Tetra Pak Reflect, has been launched in partnership with local dairy cooperative Warana which will use it for their 1 liter Ghee (clarified butter) packs. The artistic package produced at Tetra Pak’s manufacturing site in Chakan, Maharashtra…

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