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The aim of the neo-ecology megatrend is to make consumption more environmentally and socially ethical. The advantages of the Gable Top carton can be expanded even further. Optimisation and use for new products are the keys to greater sustainability.
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From spare parts to maintenance, Elopak provides a range of technical services to ensure that its packaging solutions consistently meet the highest quality standards.
At Elopak, our customers find high-quality packaging solutions from a single source. From sustainable beverage cartons to state-of-the-art filling technology and tailor-made secondary packaging – all elements are perfectly coordinated with each other and with our customers’ products.
Eröffnung Palurec Recyclinghalle
On 29 April, the Palurec recycling plant on the site of the Knapsack Chemical Park near Cologne was officially opened, heralding the dawn of a new era in beverage carton recycling.
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Today, barcodes are ubiquitous and indispensable for industry and commerce. The barcode appears as a barcode on products and packaging in retail as well as in manufacturing and for labelling transport goods or warehouse goods in logistics.
Hygiene products, household goods & Co.: More and more manufacturers of non-food products are relying on our D-PAK™ carton and thus reducing their plastic waste.
In the quest for plant-based alternatives to traditional cow’s milk, consumers are faced with a large and ever-growing selection of oat, soya, almond and other plant-based drinks when shopping.
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Beverage cartons are the lower-emission alternative to plastic bottles. As sustainability awareness increases, so does their popularity.
Water in beverage cartons is the environmentally friendly alternative to plastic bottles. Manufacturers can improve their carbon footprint and meet the sustainability demands of consumers.
Climate and environmental protection play an important role at Elopak. The sustainability report shows what the company has achieved and what goals it is pursuing.
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The aim of the neo-ecology megatrend is to make consumption more environmentally and socially ethical. The advantages of the Gable Top carton can be expanded even further. Optimisation and use for new products are the keys to greater sustainability.
The second part of our series "The Art of Packaging" looks at the 12 megatrends that are influencing the food and packaging industry.
The story from the “paper bottle” to today's advanced packaging technologies illustrates how continuous innovation and the willingness to adapt to changing market requirements can drive success in the business world.
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Molokia, Ukraine

Ukrainian manufacturer Ternopil Dairy has updated the designs of its fairytale milk for the Molokia brand with new characters. Wolf, bear, fox, hedgehog, stork and rabbit are now the stars of the packaging. There is also a lactose-free milk. The products are recommended by the Association of Paediatricians of Ukraine.

Robinsons, UK

“Less plastic – more serves” – Britvic launched super strength concentrated squash for the Robinsons brand using the 500ml Pure-Pak Classic carton. The result. 60 serves per 500ml and 85% less plastic per serve.

smol, UK

smol’s refill carton range continues to grow. Following dishwashing liquid and fabric softener, stain remover has now also been available in practical cartons since the start of 2024. The original bottle for applying and dispensing the liquids is made from 100% recycled plastic.

LoveMilk, UK

In response to growing consumer concern about plastic waste, the UK’s largest independent dairy launched cartons with tethered caps for its fresh milk products in the food service sector. This will significantly reduce the amount of plastic used in Freshway’s packaging.

About HOTSPOTS by Elopak

Elopak’s blog informs experts and interested parties about innovations and current market trends in the carton packaging segment. In addition to new products and advances in filling technology, we place a special focus on sustainability. We are convinced that responsibility does not stop with the content. Contemporary packaging must be geared towards the goal of a low-emission circular economy, while protecting the products inside and leaving the world unharmed at the same time. Not only the material and design of the packaging, but also the underlying filling technology and logistics can support manufacturers, bottlers and retailers in achieving their own ambitious environmental goals in optimal interaction. Find out how on this website.