At the start of the 1990s, Mexican bottling
companies Fomanto Economico Mexicano (FEMSA), Panamerican Beverages (Panamco) and Pepsi-Gemex, among others, embraced plastic containers over returnable glass bottles because the packaging allowed low-cost, one-way delivery of liquids.
The report suggests lessening negative environmental health effects by simply washing and reusing plastic bottles rather than recycling them, and by international companies using local bottling
facilities to reduce transportation needs.
A spokesperson for the corporation, Jane Lazgin, says most communities welcome the jobs and revenue brought by bottling
Callaway: This is Temecula's behemoth, bottling
an estimated 260,000 cases annually (a winery spokeswoman said she wasn't at liberty to divulge the actual figure; the only one of 12 Temecula wineries unwilling to do so).
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Many activists have also protested aggressive bottling
operations in the developing world.
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) manufacturing carbonated soft drinks; (2) purifying and bottling
water; and (3) manufacturing 'functional' beverages, like energy and sports drinks.
in refillable HDPE jugs, the dairy saves $2.
Lisa Prats, IBWA's vice president, says that most of the nation's 430 bottling
facilities use ozone - which leaves no chemical residual after-taste, color or smell - as a disinfectant.
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Nationwide Beverage Bottling
Corporation (Pink Sheets:NBVB) announced today that it is pleased to join forces with "We Thank Our Troops," a San Diego, California-based organization, in supporting our men and women of the Armed Forces.