Status: Need is Closed

New Concepts for Sustainable / Recyclable Soft Drink Packaging

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Need was closed on
Nov 2, 2018

Lucozade Ribena Suntory are seeking radical, novel solutions that will significantly reduce the amount of packaging or improve the recyclability and sustainability of packaging for soft drinks. We are open to early stage ideas and more mature solutions.




Current soft drinks packaging uses significant amounts of plastics. Although we’re making great progress on improving the recyclability of our current plastic packaging, we’re looking to make even more progress and radically reduce the environmental impact of our soft drinks packaging.


Key success Criteria

Novel solutions with the potential to

  • Improve recycling
  • Improved sustainability
  • Reduce environmental impact
Possible Approaches

Formats, Materials, Technologies, Systems, Processes which will significantly reduce the amount of packaging and / or radically improve the sustainability of soft drink packaging. For example:

  • New Packaging Formats
  • New Packaging Materials - edible, compostable, up-cycleable
  • Smart Packaging
  • Direct to consumer options
  • No packaging?
  • Other ideas

Lucozade Ribena Suntory are open to early stage ideas and more mature solutions.

Due Date
Oct 26, 2018
Items to be submitted

To submit your idea or proposal, please use the Respond button on the right of this page. Please note that only non-confidential information can be accepted. By submitting a response: you represent that the response does not contain and will not be deemed to contain any confidential information of any kind; and you acknowledge that Suntory Beverage and Food Europe may, in their absolute discretion, select or reject a response or any portion thereof.

Your response should be an executive summary of what you are proposing. It should include both technical information on how the technology will work in addition to the given benefits to the consumer and how you believe it can be of use to us as a business. Information on the background of those involved in the project will also be required in your response to this need posting.

We suggest you include the following:

  • Describe the technology
  • How the technology is relevant to our brands (specific or in general)
  • Level of maturity of the technology (development stage or just a proposal)
  • How adaptable is the technology, can it be used in a wide range of scenarios
  • Background information on the people involved in the proposal


Remember….. Don’t send anything that could be considered confidential at this point.

Client Point of Contact

Andrew Kirkwood
Gallery Moderator(s)
Stephen Clulow
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