Turning Point for Juice Packaging? 

Carafes instead of cartons?  Cartons have undoubtedly served juice well, but many have wondered for years when clear plastic would gain share more rapidly.It appears that the US market has reached a turning point.  Coke’s Simply Orange has improved its performance through presentation in carafes despite selling at a premium.  Now Tropicana is following suit.Consumer research shows some people prefer being able to view what’s inside.  Let’s see.Richard Hall, Bev-Blog 16 March 2011

Linda Casey -- Packaging Digest, 3/15/2011 10:57:49 AM
PepsiCo has developed a PET plastic bottle made entirely from fully renewable resources. The company says its "green" bottle is the world's first 100 percent plant-based, renewably sourced PET bottle, and enables the company to manufacture a beverage container with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.