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Coke Picks up Pace on 100% PlantBottle as Cola Wars Continue

Coke Picks up Pace on 100% PlantBottle as Cola Wars Continue

The Cola Wars have entered into a new, green phase. No longer focused on blind taste tests , Coke and Pepsi have for the past two years been engaged in a race to the top to bring plant-based, recyclable beverage bottles to market. Coke scored the first hit back in 2009 with the announcement of its PlantBottle , made of 30 percent sugar-based plastics but still completely recyclable with regular plastic packaging. Pepsi then took a big step forward earlier this year with the unveiling of plans to bring a 100 percent plant-based bottle to market as soon as 2013. Coke, which says it has already sold 10 billion drinks around the world in PlantBottles, moved this morning to retake the lead with the announcement today that it has launched three strategic partnerships to bring next-gen PlantBottles to market. T he company is teaming up with Virent , Gevo and Avantium , each of wh...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/12/15/coke-picks-pace-1...

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