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  1. Alcoa To Curtail Smelting Capacity In Brazil As Reshaping Of Upstream Portfolio Continues

    Lightweightmetals leaderAlcoa recently announced that it will curtail the remaining 74,000 metric tons of smelting capacity at its São Luís (Alumar) facility in Brazil

  2. Praxair Start-Up Supplies World's Largest Glass Container Manufacturer

    Praxair, Inc. announced that it has started up a 180-tons-per-day, non-cryogenic plant for Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands

  3. SK Capital Announces Control Investment In AEB Group

    SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, chemicals and healthcare sectors, announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling interest in AEB Group, a global leader in wine ingredients with growing positions in beer ingredients and food detergents

  4. Starbucks Signs Agreement With Tingyi Holding Corp. To Expand In China’s $6B Ready-To-Drink Coffee & Energy Category

    Starbucks and Chinese leading food and beverage producer Tingyi Holding Corp. (“Tingyi”) (0322.HK) announced recently they have entered into an agreement to manufacture and expand the distribution of Starbucks ready-to-drink (RTD) products throughout mainland China

  5. Chromatin Sorghum Hybrids Produce Fivefold Yield Increase In East Africa

    Chromatin, Inc., an agriculture technology company, announced recently that its newly introduced hybrid sorghum seed products have achieved unprecedented yields in East Africa

  6. Energy Source Of The Future: Brewery Waste?

    A startup formed by university researchers is taking brewery waste and making it useful. And now, the federal government is helping it pursue this mission.

  7. Gluten Intolerance Group Partners With MillerCoors To Certify Coors Peak

    The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), an Industry program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), is excited to welcome MillerCoors to the growing list of companies who have partnered with GIG to provide certified options for those living the gluten-free lifestyle

  8. Elopak Teams Up With SABIC To Create Europe’s First Beverage Cartons With Second Generation Renewable Coatings

    Beverage cartons coated with plastic made from SABIC’s Certified Renewable Polyethylene will shortly be available on the shelves of shops across Northern Europe, owing to a unique partnership between SABIC and leading liquid food packaging firm, Elopak

  9. Berry Plastics Receives Association Of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers’ Inaugural Responsible Innovation Acknowledgment Award

    Berry Plastics is honored to have recently received the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers’ (APR) inaugural Responsible Innovation Acknowledgment award. Berry Plastics earned the award for the work it completed in bringing to market VersaliteTM, a fully recyclable food and beverage packaging solution

  10. El Cielo Winery In Baja California Uncorks The Power Of The Sun With Kyocera Solar

    Nestled in the verdant Valle de Guadalupe winemaking region and with an eye on sustainability, El Cielo Winery in Baja California now offsets approximately 75 percent of its energy needs with a new Kyocera solar installation.

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