Pack Expo International 2018, organized by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, opens 14 October and runs through 17 October at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Tea is the leading beverage consumed worldwide – after water – but the tea bag format has historically not been environmentally friendly.
The trend towards using healthier ingredients and natural products in ready-to-drink teas presents challenges from a packaging and labelling perspective.
Mother Parkers’ desire to enter the single serve market with a sustainable, cost effective capsule, led to the development of the EcoCup.
Co-packing has evolved to address the coffee and tea industries’ need for a one-stop shop. Collaborating with a co-packer also helps companies improve efficiencies and alleviate risk.