The world’s largest drinks companies, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, have laid down ambitious plans to roll out 100% plant-based plastic bottles across the globe, triggering warnings from environmentalists who see a parallel with the ongoing controversy over biofuels.
Food and drinks companies are engaged in a global race for leadership on plant-based renewable plastics.
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Source: EurActiv, 2012-12-06.