World’s first fully renewable package featured in new display at the Museum of Brands
February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has now delivered more than half a billion packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based, the world’s first beverage carton to be manufactured entirely from renewable materials. The landmark event was announced at the Museum of Brands, in London, where the package, is featured in a new sustainability display, opening to the public today.
Tetra Pak held a sustainability round table on February 2nd, the focus was to discuss progress on renewable packaging and celebrate the one-year milestone achievements of Tetra Rex® Bio-based. FoodBev Media’s Claire Phoenix went along to interview the Tetra Pak presenters.
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak announced today that the company expects to deliver more than 100 million packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based to customers during 2016, reflecting strong demand for the package since its launch in January 2015. The world’s first package made entirely from plant based materials has gained popularity among consumers across Finland, Sweden and Norway, with brands such as Valio, Arla Foods, Vermlands Mejeri, and TINE.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak has launched its 2015 sustainability report, which highlights the company’s achievements in environmental performance, social responsibility and good governance over the past year.
Examples of Tetra Pak’s progress in sustainability include:
September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has won another award for its revolutionary Tetra Rex® Bio-based - The World’s First Renewable Package. Ethical Corporation announced Tetra Pak as winner of the Sustainable Innovation title at the Sixth Annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony in London last week. The awards celebrate responsible business practice from around the world in seventeen different categories, recognising organisations as well as individuals for their achievements.
May 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Valio has announced that it will continue its use of 100% renewable milk cartons after an initial test period of three months. From May 1st 2015, the fully-renewable Tetra Rex® Bio-based will be introduced for Valio Luomu™ organic milk and sour milk.
April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - From today, consumers across Sweden can buy Arla Food’s Eko brand organic milk in Tetra Rex® Bio-based, the world’s first carton package made entirely from renewable materials. The one-litre carton, with TwistCap™ OSO 34 opening, uses plastics derived from sugar cane, plus paperboard; nothing more.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Following its successful introduction with Finnish dairy Valio, the world’s first fully renewable package, Tetra Rex® Bio-based, is now being rolled out to Tetra Pak customers worldwide.
January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Finnish dairy producer, Valio, becomes the first company in the world to sell products to consumers in carton packaging made entirely from plant-based materials. Consumers are able to buy these packages at retail shops in Finland from this week.