Glass bottles and jars protect natural goodness without any undesirable chemicals, including BPA, that can migrate into food and beverages to affect taste and safety. Made from all natural ingredients, glass containers are transparent and impermeable, 100% and endlessly recyclable, and do not harm oceans or marine life.
PROTECTS TASTE AND FRESHNESS.
Click to EnlargeGlass containers are impermeable, air-tight, and transparent. You can see the freshness of food and beverages.
Cold or hot, glass has an almost zero rate of chemical interaction, ensuring products inside a glass bottle keep their strength, aroma, and flavor.
- 90% of consumers favor glass because it best preserves the taste or flavor of the food and beverages it contains. (Source: EcoFocus Worldwide, 2016, 2017)
- Glass packaging can handle vacuum or high-pressure sealing, safeguarding against moisture and oxygen invasions to protect food and beverages from spoilage and bacteria.
- Glass can be specified to absorb damaging ultraviolet light, ensuring product purity and taste. In fact, glass has an inherently longer shelf life than any packaging material.
- Glass does not deteriorate, corrode, stain or fade, so products inside a glass container remain as fresh as when they were packaged.
HEALTHY AND PURE.
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Click to EnlargeGlass is pure and chemically inert, making it one of the safest packages for food and beverages.
Unlike cans, drink boxes, pouches and other food and beverage packaging, glass bottles and jars are the only packaging that doesn’t require a chemical liner that may affect the taste of food and beverages – and consumer health.
- Today’s consumer cares about how food is packaged and preserved: 85% of consumers say that some packaging containers can leave undesirable chemicals in their food and beverages, and 64% have changed what they buy to reduce their exposure. (Source: EcoFocus Worldwide, 2017)
- Two in three consumers (66%) say glass has a strong fit with healthy beverages, and 54% say a packaging material’s health impact influences their food purchase decisions. (Source: EcoFocus Worldwide, 2017)
- Glass is made from 100% natural raw materials—silica sand, soda ash, limestone and recycled glass—so it’s naturally protective and nontoxic.
- The ingredients that make up glass containers are locked in so they don’t affect or migrate into food or beverages. In fact, glass is the only widely-used packaging material that is “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
100% RECYCLABLE AND OCEAN FRIENDLY.
Click to EnlargeGlass bottles and jars are 100% and infinitely recyclable – and do not harm oceans.
When consumers and brand owners choose glass packaging for food and beverages, they help reduce the 8 million metric tons of plastics, equivalent to dumping the contents of one garbage truck every minute, headed into our streams, rivers and waterways every year. A million plastic bottles are bought per minute – 91% of which are not recycled.
- Glass bottles are made largely of sand and other natural ingredients, so they don’t compromise ocean health or marine life, unlike plastic packaging and pouches. In fact, 51% of consumers rate glass beverage containers as extremely or very eco-friendly. (Source: EcoFocus Worldwide, 2017)
- Glass bottle can go from the recycling bin to a store shelf in as little as 30 days. Good news for the 69% of consumers who say they try to buy products in recyclable packaging.
- Recycling programs for glass bottles and jars are available to 81% of the U.S. population. Learn more at GlassRecycles.org.