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Did You Know...? 6 July 2021

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know...? 6 July 2021

Did you know...? Coca-Cola Ireland today revealed it has now moved all multi-pack cans within the range to more sustainable cardboard packaging. The move will apply to all products within the multi-pack can range, including Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite. Larger multi-packs (10, 12, 20 and 24 cans) have been available in cardboard packaging since April 2021. 

Did you know...? Essity has launched a range of reusable menstruation and incontinence underwear offering consumers a more sustainable alternative to disposable products. The Bodyform and TENA reusable underwear launches comes at a moment when the reusable market is diversifying, and consumers are actively looking for alternative sustainable products. According to the global hygiene and health company, the new range of washable absorbent underwear offer eight hours of protection and come in a wide variety of sizes, colours and styles to suit the different needs of consumers.

Did you know...? Russian retailer Magnit has announced that its payment service Magnit Pay has issued five million virtual payment cards since its launch in December 2020. Around 65% of cardholders use the service for purchases outside Magnit's ecosystem, the retailer added. The virtual cards are used in grocery stores, cafes, and restaurants, as well as for payment for delivery services.

Did you know...?  Edeka Südbayern, part of Germany’s Edeka group of companies, has reported a 14.2% growth in like-for-like sales in its financial year 2020. Through its network of more than 650 entrepreneurs, the retailer emerged as one of the leading grocery retailers in the southern Bavarian region and rural districts in the southeast of Baden-Württemberg.

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