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In numbers


The expected addition to the economy from the UK’s new Extended Producer responsibility, pushing manufacturers towards greater reusability and recyclability. 

Source: The Drinks Business


The value of Irish alcohol exports in 2018 according to Bord Bia, the state food authority. 

Source: The Times


The renewable energy usage of all Firmenich manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, part of its commitment to the RE100 initiative.

Source: Firmenich

20 million

The number of views SodaStream’s new video campaign against single-use plastic bottles received in its first 48 hours.

Source: SodaStream International Ltd


The estimated value of the probiotics market by 2023, with a projected CAGR of 7%. 

Source: MarketsandMarkets


The predicted CAGR of the US craft spirits market 2018-2023.

Source: Research and Markets


The number of calories in Heineken’s new zero-alcohol offering, aimed at answering the rise of the wellness market.

Source: Heineken USA

Nespresso moves to sustainable aluminium

By 2020, Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium to produce its coffee capsules. The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rio Tinto to work with Nespresso’s capsule manufacturers to source 100% sustainable aluminium by next year.

Source: Rio Tinto

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