• Milklab has teamed up with Tetra Pak to package its almond and oak milks in single serving cartons.
    Milklab has teamed up with Tetra Pak to package its almond and oak milks in single serving cartons.
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Plant-based beverage brand Milklab has partnered with Tetra Pak to fill its Oat and Almond barista milk range into single serve carton packages produced locally in Ingleburn, New South Wales. 

Milklab teamed up with Tetra Pak to be, it claims, the first in the local market to launch a ‘single serve' 250ml Tetra Prisma Aseptic carton available for retail purchase.

Milklab chief marketing officer, Gerard Smith said, “Our new Milklab minis are the perfect size for the home barista, that maximise freshness and minimise waste.”

Jaymie Pagdato, marketing director of Tetra Pak, said, “Our customers are seeking packaging solutions that can help them capture opportunities and maximise growth. We are thrilled to partner with a renowned Australian brand like Milklab, to bring two new convenient portion sized products to the market, maximising on the huge potential market in Australia’s beverage industry with our innovative and sustainable packaging.”

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