Filling

 

Stay Full soups from Baxters

UK soup company Baxters has launched a new range of ‘Stay Full’ soups in cans. The can labels have been designed by design agency Springetts and feature a white background with images of key ingredients, which the company says helps reinforce the contents of each recipe.

Budweiser cans get new look

US brewer Anheuser-Busch has revealed a new design which will be seen on cans of Budweiser. The new look can will roll out of US breweries and into the hands of American beer drinkers this summer, before debuting in markets around the world later this year.

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Molson makes switch to aluminium bottles

Brewer Molson Coors is set to make a switch from glass bottles to aluminium bottles for three of its biggest beer brands. The packaging format switch is at the heart of a £7.3 million rebrand of Carling but Molson is also moving Coors Light and Caffrey’s into aluminium bottles.

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New can size from Ball

Ball has announced the launch of its newest can size – the 8oz trim can. The small, lightweight can is ideal for juices and other beverages for portion-conscious consumers, and is unbreakable, quick-chilling and 100% recyclable.

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Lightweight metal crowns help brewer make savings

SABMiller has announced that its Peruvian subsidiary, Backus, has developed a new lightweight metal crown for beer bottles that could save the brewer US$12.6 million every year. In cooperation with Packaging Products Peru, Backus has developed a new, low-gauge bottle crown that will significantly reduce the amount of steel used in production and have a positive impact on the group’s raw material costs and CO2 emissions.

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