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Japan’s Suntory produces a range of major beverage brands, including carbonated soft drinks and spirits.
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Suntory pursues 100% bio-based beverage bottles

Collaboration between Suntory and renewable chemical company Anellotech enters next phase, as supplier completes installation and development of testing facility.
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Top 10 greener package 2015
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Reduce, reuse, recycle is the theme for GreenerPackage.com’s top 10 of 2015

Most-read articles center around commercial applications that reduce the use of petroleum-based plastics, the reuse of packaging materials, and recycling.
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With low oil prices, how are bioplastics faring?

Annual market data update on global bioplastics production capacities is presented at the 10th European Bioplastics Conference.
Stonyfield Organic YoBaby Yogurt Multi-Packs, a good example of how bioplastics can bring a lower cost and higher or equivalent
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Biopolymers in packaging—some hurdles, but strong signs of growth

Europe has led the charge when it comes to embracing biobased packaging. But new and intriguing applications are surfacing in other parts of the world, including Asia and North and South America.
The Coca-Cola Company pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
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Coke’s 100% plant-based bottle exhibited at Expo Milano

The package represents the first demonstration scale production of a PET bottle made entirely from plant-based material.
Fully certified compostable packaging make this a standout introduction.
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Compostable film for coffee packs

Based in Modena, Italy, Caffè Molinari SpA is a speciality coffee company that recently introduced a Bio™ range of coffees in packs that incorporate fully certified compostable packaging.
Eureka! bread bag
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Bread bag is 36% bio-based

Eureka! Organic Bread switches to bread bags made of 36% sugarcane-based PE when introducing its products to the East Coast market for marketing and sustainability benefits.
Ocean's Halo Seaweed Chips
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Compostable pouch is perfect fit for seaweed chips

For its line of natural seaweed chips, New Frontier Foods selects a pouch package made from compostable wood pulp that matches its Ocean’s Halo brand identity.
GreenShield Organic sugarcane-based HDPE bottle
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Sugarcane-based bottle aligns with organic cleaners

Organic cleaning products company Greenology switches to sugarcane-based HDPE bottles that provide the same functionality as petroleum-based packaging in a renewable material.
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Data predict significant growth for bioplastics to 2018

At its annual conference, European Bioplastics presents results from its market data update, which predicts a 400% growth in bioplastics production capacities by 2018.

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