UK: Tetrapak genius unveils new biodegradable packaging venture
Britain's second richest man, Hans Rausing, owes it all to the ubiquitous Tetra Pak cardboard container. At the age of 74, however, rather than enjoy his retirement Rausing is embarking on a new milk packaging revolution, producing biodegradable bottles out of chalk. The last five years have seen little commercial packaging inactivity for Rausing, a period enforced by a 1995 deal in which he sold his share of the family Tetra empire to his brother Gad for an estimated £4bn (US$5.6bn). During this time a small Swedish company called
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