Tetra Pak made further progress towards its 2020 environmental goals during 2014, passing several important milestones in its journey to develop sustainable products, reduce the environmental footprint of the value chain and increase recycling.
Tetra Pak has won two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony in Nuremberg, Germany. Tetra Top® with Separable Top was awarded Best Carton and Tetra Pak's bio based caps won the Best Closure category.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct 16, 2014 (Press Release) -
Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces the launch of the industry's first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC TM) certified paperboard.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct 1, 2014 (PPI Magazine) - In China more than 3.2 billion more beverage cartons were recycled in 2013 than a year earlier. Starting at zero in 2005, the market leader Tetra Pak has now achieved a 25% recovery rate, targeting the ambitious goal of 40% by 2020.Read more
Tetra Pak® is working with Kingfisher and IKEA to promote the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and clarify the role of Forest Stewardship Council (FSCTM) certification in the delivery of these values.
Verdek Transformaciones Sustentables (Verdek), a recycling company of Tetra Pak® cartons in Mexico, has earned both Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for its recovered pulp fiber and post-consumer Recycled Content certification for its poly-aluminum building panels, both derived from its Tetra Pak recycling facility near Mexico City. The certifications were awarded by SCS Global Services, a leading provider of environmental and sustainability certification worldwide.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 10, 2014 (Press Release) -
Tetra Pak®, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces the completion of a €65 million upgrade for its packaging material plant in Ponta Grossa, Brazil. The project increases the capacity of the plant by 70% to 13 billion packs and brings the Brazilian total to 22 billion, meeting both domestic and export demands in the region.Read more
ORNSKOLDSVIK, Sweden, June 24, 2014 (Press Release) -Locally grown plastics is a newly established, unique partnership that includes the entire manufacturing chain for bio- based plastics - from the forest industry to packaging producers. The project is cooperation between SEKAB, Sveaskog,Holmen, Södra, Borealis, Trioplast, Tetra Pak and SP Processum. SP Processum is the main project sponsor for this partnership.Read more