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  • Coca-Cola Signs Agreement to Boost PlantBottle Packaging

    Posted on December 20th, 2011 admin No comments

    Left to right: Lee Edwards, CEO, Virent; Patrick Gruber, CEO, Gevo Inc.; Rick Frazier, vice president, commercial product supply, The Coca-Cola Co.; and Tom van Aken, CEO, Avantium The Coca-Cola Co., headquartered in Atlanta, has signed multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three biotechnology companies that the company says will accelerate the development of the its PlantBottle packaging, which is made from plant-based materials. The effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on Coca-Cola’s introduction and roll-out of its first generation PlantBottle package, which the company says is the first recyclable PET beverage bottle made partially from plants. Since being introduced in 2009, the company has distributed more than 10 billion PlantBottle packages in 20 countries.

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    Coca-Cola Signs Agreement to Boost PlantBottle Packaging