Tag: Danone

Avantium raises $50M from Coca-Cola, Danone, Swire and more: renewable PEF plastic bottles take the spotlight

Avantium raises $50M from Coca-Cola, Danone, Swire and more: renewable PEF plastic bottles take the spotlight

June 5, 2014 |

Thought that the competition for the 100% all-renewable plastic bottle was a race for commercial paraxylene at scale? Well, hold on a darn minute. Avantium and its PEF molecule aims to steal the inside track to replacing all that fossil-based polyester. In the Netherlands,  Avantium (ranked #15 in the Digest’s 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals) […]

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Danone switches to biomass-based plastics for best-selling yogurt containers

Danone switches to biomass-based plastics for best-selling yogurt containers

June 13, 2011 |

In Minnesota, Danone has switched to Ingeo – a plastic from plants, not oil – for its Activia yogurt in Germany. The new yogurt pack is the result of a close cooperation between Danone and Ingeo producer NatureWorks. The switch to the technologically innovative material will improve the product’s packaging carbon footprint by 25 percent […]

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