Sales of the Infini bottle have reached one billion
UK manufacturer, Nampak Plastics, has announced sales of its ‘Infini’ milk bottle have reached the one billion mark.
The achievement has been reached in just over two years, with Infini being stocked on the shelves of several major retailers such as Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose.
“We are thrilled about the announcement of our billionth Infini bottle sold,” commented Eric Collins, Managing Director of Nampak Plastics.
“It’s great to see the efforts of the whole team at Nampak highlighted by customer sales. It is clear that the Infini bottle is an innovative, sustainable and cost effective product – which, evidently, consumers enjoy.”
Infini is, currently, the lightest and strongest bottle on the British market and to has saved 34,000 tonnes of carbon and 16,000 tonnes of material per year since launching in 2012.
Kevin Vyse, Primary Foods Packaging Technologist and Innovation Lead at Marks & Spencer, said: “Having witnessed Nampak continue to push the barriers around performance and sustainability over the last few years, it is great to hear of the announcement of the billionth Infini bottle sold. I’m looking forward to further hearing about the advances Nampak has planned for developing this groundbreaking product.”
Nampak has secured a myriad of awards since the launch, including the DuPont Award for Packaging Innovation, Sir Peter Parker Award for sustainable business leadership and, most recently, The Cream Award’s prize Judges’ Award for Packaging Innovation.