Top 5 beverage packaging breakthroughs of 2019: Page 2 of 5

By Rick Lingle in Beverage Packaging on December 17, 2019


#4 Juice packaging—one of the most exciting areas in beverages today—is advancing swiftly in three ways:

1. Extended shelf life/freshness drives a constant demand for better packaging materials that can offer increased barrier for packaged juice products.

2. Convenience via packaging is growing demand for various types of flexible packaging that score well on consumer convenience has bolstered the market for bag-in-box.

3. Increased sustainability is catalyzing the use of eco-friendly resins for packaging including vast interest among packaging manufacturers, especially for biomaterials in developed markets.

Read the story: 3 market influences shaping juice packaging today

Next: Brand takes 5 big sustainable steps

Rick Lingle

Rick Lingle is senior technical editor of Packaging Digest. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-481-1426.

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