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Constar's British operations sold to private investment group


February 26, 2014 10:15 am ET

The British arm of Constar International Holdings LLC has been purchased by Sherburn Acquisitions for 4.3 million pounds ($7.1 million) after its U.S. parent collapsed into bankruptcy following the loss a contract with PepsiCo.

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A commercially viable 100 percent plant-based PET bottle may be near


February 4, 2014 11:48 am ET

Michael Okoroafor, vice president of global packaging innovation and execution for the H.J. Heinz Co., believes the development of a commercially viable 100-percent plant-based PET bottle is just five years away.

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Bottled water soon will take the beverage crown


February 4, 2014 12:04 pm ET

In the not-too-distant future, bottled water will overtake carbonated soft drinks as the largest beverage category in the United States, according to one industry expert.

Nestlé Waters to use 50 percent recycled plastic bottles


May 20, 2013 12:21 pm ET

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Nestlé Waters, manufacturer of Arrowhead brand bottled water, has committed to using 50 percent recycled content in its water bottles, according to Californians Against Waste.

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