Archive for September, 2007

Adina Organic Coffees and Teas

Published: 27 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

npg-1007-12.jpg Adina beverage company is “raising the barista” on RTD coffees and teas! Adina Organics are stimulating, exotic coffees and teas, available in four exciting new varieties: Indian Chai, Ethiopian Iced Espresso, Mayan Iced Mocha, and Sumatran Iced Vanilla Latte. Adina creates its organic beverages from recipes from around the world, and uses organic, fair trade ingredients sourced from small, sustainable producers. Adina Organic Coffees and Teas are available in 8.5 oz. glass bottles featuring decorative shrink sleeve labeling.

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Harney and Son Fine Organic Bottled Teas

Published: 27 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

npg-1007-08.jpg Harney and Son recently bottled their teas and the company is introducing them in five organic flavors: Organic Peach, Organic Bangkok, Organic Green, Organic Black Currant, and Organic Plain Pekoe. Made from fresh-brewed organic teas, not concentrate, and containing only 5 grams of organic cane sugar and honey per bottle, these teas are not too sweet and boast a real tea flavor. Harney and Son ready-to-drink teas are packaged in 16 oz. glass bottles featuring elegant shrink sleeve labeling.

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New Tazo Teas

Published: 27 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

npg-1007-04.jpg Tazo maintains its status as a high quality tea brand with the addition of three new flavors. Tazo recently introduced Berryblossom White, Organic Iced Green, and White Cranberry varieties of ready-to-drink tea, which are all made from a blend of high quality ingredients intended to sooth your psyche and enlighten your spirit. These new Tazo tea varieties are now available in 13.8 oz. glass bottles featuring premium cut and stack labeling.

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Adina Organic Juice Coolers

Published: 26 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

npg-1007-02.jpg Adina recently released its line of Organic Juice Coolers with two exciting flavors packaged in 14 oz. glass bottles: Organic Lavender Lemonade (LE’MON AMOUR), which only contains 60 calories per serving and is loaded with vitamin C; and Organic Passion Fruit Yerba Mate (TANGO TROPICALE), which contains only 70 calories per serving and has a deliciously tropical flavor that is energizing and refreshing.

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Java Pop Organic Coffee Sodas

Published: 26 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass

npg-0807-04.jpg Java Pop has created the first organic, fair trade certified coffee soda, which is available in Espresso, Vanilla, Mocha, Hazelnut, and Caramel varieties. Java Pop sodas are carbonated, 100 percent natural, and flavored with fresh-pressed pure cane juice and coffee beans from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. These all-natural beverages are now available nationwide in 12 oz. retro-inspired glass bottles individually and in four-packs.

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Environmental Pollutants May Have Harmful Effects on Humans

Published: 25 September 2007
Category: Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

The Muskogee Pheonix reports government research has revealed most people’s bodies contain heavy metals, chemicals from plastics, and a variety of other contaminants that may have long-term health effects. According to the CDC, children often have higher pollutants than adults, “especially in the case of many heavy metals, pesticides and a group of chemicals […]

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Celebrities Favor Bottled Water in Glass for Pure Taste and Environmental Appeal

Published: 19 September 2007
Category: Organic Products in Glass, Sustainability

Inside Indiana Business reports stars such as Leeza Gibbons, Paula Abdul, Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Studio 60) and Lorraine Bracco (The Sopranos) received complimentary Walnut Grove Spring glass bottled water at the 2007 Emmys and the celebrities “expressed an overwhelming interest in the product due to the remarkably pure taste, and incredibly light mouth-feel […]

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Most Soft Plastic Baby Products Allegedly Contain Enough Toxins to “Hurt a Child”

Published: 18 September 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

According to the Tyler Paper, “environmentalists are warning parents that most soft plastic baby products — bottles, play toys, bath books — contain enough toxins to hurt a child.” The article also claims that for nearly “a decade environmentalists have cried out that plasticizing chemicals [such as phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA)] used to […]

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Reusing Plastic Bottles May Be Bad For Your Health

Published: 17 September 2007
Category: Packaging CONCERNS

According to the Contra Costa Times, reusing plastic water bottles may be bad for your health, as reused plastic bottles may break down and leach chemicals into the water.

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Plastics may not be good for kids

Published: 17 September 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates, Reproductive/Hormonal Changes

The LA Times reports that plastics containers and toys may not be good for kids as plastics chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates, may leach from such products and may be linked to such conditions as asthma, reproductive dysfunction and even obesity.

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