Jabil launches new hybrid water bottle product
June 10, 2021 - Jabil Inc.'s (NYSE: JBL) packaging division has launched its new hybrid water bottle product. The packaging prototype, the Eco.bottle product platform for Vittel, is a leading mineral water brand in Europe from the water division of Nestlé, according to Jabil's news release. The bottle is entirely comprised of recycled paper and plastic materials. Consumer testing in Europe will begin in June and the bottle will be showcased to the media during the upcoming Tour de France, taking place June 26 through July 18. Jabil was able to create the product as it recently acquired Ecologic Brands Inc., a leading provider of sustainable packaging specializing in paper-based packaging solutions.