The choice of reusable glass packaging is not limited to waste management. The overall environmental impact must be considered. Because while glass has a high collection rate and the ability to be recycled forever, it also has its drawbacks.
Serac makes a pulsed light decontamination solution available for cup filling lines. This technology offers an intermediate level of performance between H2O2 and UV decontamination, already part of Serac’s offering.
Anticipating the development of PET on the yogurt and fresh dessert markets due to the implementation of a circular economy around this material, Serac is now offering to blow PET cups on its SBL machines with the same quality level as for bottles.
If polystyrene (PS) remains the n°1 material for standard yogurts, glass is sometimes considered as an alternative option for higher-end market segments, where cup transparency is a sales argument. But PET also has its own arguments.
Chobani is the top-selling Greek yogurt brand in America and operates the largest yogurt facility in the world. Its products include a variety of Greek, or strained, yogurts, drinks, flip snacks and a smooth (non-Greek) yogurt.