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Constar International is a leading global producer and supplier of PET plastic containers and preforms for food and beverages. The Company provides full-service packaging solutions, from product design and engineering, to ongoing customer support and material licensing agreements. Constar's customers include many of the world's leading branded consumer products companies

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The Flow: Jamba and O.N.E Partner; Supply Side West Recap


  • O.N.E. and Jamba are working on a smoothie. Link
  • BevNET Live will feature a panel and workshop with participants who feature experience from Racetrac, Whole Foods and Supervalu, among others. Link
  • Supply Side West showcased the exotic this year, from the maqui berry – a source of antioxidants – purple corn, or "chicha" and muscadines, a grape native to the southeastern region of

The Flow: POM Under FTC Fire; Interbev 2010 Show Report


  • FTC has filed a complaint against POM Wonderful charging that the company made deceptive disease prevention and treatment claims in its advertising. Link
  • Interbev 2010: "corn sugar" showcased, other no-calorie sweetners – GLG and Sweet Green Fields – held prominent floor positions and a range of niche beverages were presented. Link


  • Florida-based Publix supermarkets will be carrying Blue Gem Enterprises'

Constar to the Rescue: AriZona Beverage Company’s Advanced Vitamin Formula Waters

PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2010 – – Beverages today are designed to do more than simply quench the thirst. In the case of AriZona Beverage Company’s new RESCUE Water, the functional beverages are intended to help increase the rate of fluid replacement in active people and also help balance nutrient absorption into the body. To package the enhanced waters in a manner that protects the sensitive …

FYXX Hybrid Gives Workout Buffs a Healthy Option


PHILADELPHIA, September 22, 2009 – – Long-time fitness center owner turned beverage entrepreneur Steve Ondish couldn’t believe his eyes. Before workouts, gym goers were guzzling sodas laced with sugar and caffeine, coffee, and energy drinks made with artificial ingredients and preservatives to get an extra “boost” from their weight training, spinning and body sculpting.

“It really seemed counter productive to me,” says Ondish. “I knew …

Industry Leader AriZona Beverage Company is First Major Brand to Commercialize Constar’s VCT PET Bottle


PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recognizing the intrinsic link between product, package and consumers’ product experience, AriZona Beverage Company has recently introduced a range of its ready-to-drink beverages in 20-ounce custom PET bottles. These bottles are made with Constar International’s Vertical Compensation Technology™ (VCT™), a panel-less bottle for hot-fill beverages. AriZona Beverage Company is the first major brand to commercialize Constar’s VCT technology.

Constar is supplying AriZona Beverage Company …

Constar introduces Vertical Compensation Technology (VCT) – Panel-less hot-fill PET technology for beverages and food


PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Constar International Inc. (NASDAQ:CNST) today introduced Vertical Compensation Technology™ (VCT™), an innovative, panel-less hot-fill technology for PET containers. Constar developed VCT technology to provide its PET bottles and jars with the look and premium feel of glass and robust in-hand feel, targeting glass-to-plastic and plastic-to-plastic conversions for hot-fill beverage and food products.

Constar’s VCT technology employs distinctive geometry to address the natural stresses placed …

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Constar’s DiamondClearT Oxygen Scavenger Technology in PET Containers

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved expanded use of Constar Internationals (NASDAQ:CNST) DiamondClear oxygen scavenging technology.

Developed by Constar, DiamondClear is a proprietary material that is blended into polyethylene terephthalate (PET) to give it exceptional glass-like clarity, gloss and extended barrier protection. PET bottles and containers with DiamondClear can now be used to package a range of …