Jet Technologies, in partnership with global wine solutions developer Vinventions, has launched Vintop, its new range of sustainable wine closures, which have eco-friendly liners.
The new Vintop screwcap closures serve as a closure solution without polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) liners. The company says that today most wine screw cap liners are made with PVDC – which it says is an unsustainable material that when burned becomes toxic. It says the new PVDC-free liners are, by contrast, a sustainable addition to the market.
Jet says the Vintop line of “high-performance” screwcap closures are aimed at winemakers looking for an “eco-friendly screwcap closure with a quality look and design”. It says that with customised multi-feature cap designs, Vintop offers a variety of design options, ranging from traditional offset to hot-foil printing and top embossing.
The new caps are part of Jet Technologies’ initiative to promote sustainable packaging within the wine industry.
Daniel Malki, general manager, Jet Technologies, said, “In response to the environmental concerns around the use of PVDC in wine packaging, we are pleased to be offering Vinventions’ latest line of wine closures that are not only free from PVDC, but also BPA free.
“We have worked hard to ensure that there is no technical compromise with this eco-friendly option,” Malki said.
“The Vintop line is the newest addition to our initiative to improve the sustainability of wine packaging, with micro-natural wine corks and recyclable wine hoods already part of our sustainable packaging range. We are eager to continue working with Vinventions to further improve the sustainability credentials of our wine products in the future.”
Marc Schelcher, general manager, Asia Pacific, Vinventions, said, “Removing PVDC from screwcap liners improves recyclability and subsequently lowers the environmental impact of wine packaging.
“In addition to improved sustainability, the Vintop line is designed to allow for consistent oxygen management in wine, as well as retain and improve its quality.”