Landliebe Molkereiprodukte GmbH is the primary producer globally to introduce SIG’s combiSwift closure with tethered cap. The German dairy firm has launched UHT milk in combiblocSlimline carton packs with SIG’s combiSwift TC (tethered cap) below its Landliebe model, with merchandise on shelf since finish of September 2022.
The robust partnership between Landliebe and SIG spans a few years, as each corporations attempt to repeatedly enhance and prepared the ground in each manufacturing applied sciences and product ranges, to seek out progressive sustainable options. Landliebe means “nation love” and its merchandise are impressed by the countryside and nature. The model was additionally one of many first corporations to market with SIG’s combibloc ECOPLUS packaging materials with out aluminium layer, with much less CO2 and a better content material of renewable uncooked materials.
The retail launch comes properly forward of the deadline set by the EU’s Single-Use Plastics Directive, which states that each one single-use beverage containers should include caps connected by July 2024, to allow them to be simply disposed of and recycled with the remainder of the pack.
SIG’s combiSwift TC closure doesn’t compromise on comfort for shoppers and is tremendous straightforward to make use of. Moreover, it’s suitable with SIG’s current filling traces and closure applicators, demonstrating the true flexibility and flexibility of SIG’s packaging and filling options for purchasers at a minimal value. This offers most planning and funding safety for beverage producers in Europe, who should adjust to the EU’s regulatory necessities.
Carola Knorr, advertising director DACH at FrieslandCampina: “Sustainability is an integral a part of our company technique in addition to of Landliebe’s model values. Optimising the design of our packaging for recycling is a prime precedence for us, that’s why we didn’t need to wait till 2024 to introduce tethered caps. Being the primary to market globally with SIG’s combiSwift closure with tethered cap means, we’re already now offering our shoppers with a handy ingesting and pouring answer, which they will then get rid of and recycle with the carton pack. We have now devoted one facet of the carton pack to simply clarify the utilization and environmental advantages of the brand new tethered cap.”
SIG’s combiSwift closure with tethered cap will be firmly fastened to the specified place by urgent it right down to the highest of the pack till it ‘clicks’ into its ‘parking mode’. The cap doesn’t need to be held down and the buyer can simply pour and drink from the carton with none cap interference. For closing, the cap simply must be lifted barely earlier than being closed the standard means. Tethering even provides comfort, because the closure is at all times at hand and by no means will get misplaced. Excessive shopper acceptance for each ingesting and pouring is already market analysis confirmed.
Frederic Faber, senior advertising supervisor DACH & ISEEI at SIG: “Our companion Landliebe is once more the primary to introduce one other of our progressive sustainable packaging options. Being on the forefront of the meals and beverage trade, collectively we will repeatedly enhance and optimise options that profit the atmosphere. The primary launch of our combiSwift TC closure is a superb instance. Our vary of closures with tethered caps reassure prospects like Landliebe that we stay the proper companion to assist them meet regulatory necessities and rising shopper and retailer demand for sustainable packaging. We’re proud to supply an efficient and futureproof filling answer, which applies our new tethered caps, with none want for vital funding.”
SIG’s combiSwift TC is one among three closure improvements for SIG’s hottest packs in Europe. Moreover, the domeTwist TC is out there for SIG’s carton bottle combidome and the combiMaxx TC is out there for SIG’s family-size carton packs
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