Valerie Jacobs makes her living by helping consumer product companies
identify and capitalize on consumer trends, and the director of trend
analysis at LPK notes a rise in the number of “natural”
products. Not in the sense of natural versus organic, but natural as a
barometer of aesthetic enjoyment.
New aseptic carton line in Prague helps Pepsi Americas Central Europe Group provide a 12-month shelf life that extends ambient distribution of Toma and Tropicana juice brands in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland.
After many years the flood gates are about ready to be opened: Aseptically processed low-acid beverages in PET bottles produced in the U.S. will finally be a reality. Look out America! Anyone who has followed the saga of aseptically processed low-acid beverages in PET bottles knows that this is a story that would be challenging to describe in a just a 750-word column. Consider this the abridged version.