On 22 March 2012, CatchBio's partner Avantium announced its second major partnership for its YXY technology to produce PEF bottles. Danone Research and Avantium have entered into a Joint Development Agreement for the development of PEF bottles for Danone, number two worldwide in bottled water business. “This agreement is a fantastic step forward on our path to commercialize PEF bottles,” says Avantium's CEO Tom van Aken.
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>> In December 2011, Avantium announced its partnership agreement to develop PEF bottles with The Coca-Cola Company