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Rexam supports Swedish craft brewer

Rexam has joined forces with craft brewer, Southside Brewing Company, to produce its first ever canned Western pacific IPA. The move from glass bottle to aluminium highlights the company’s dedication to sustainability.

Swedish researchers confirm no BPA found in human blood

North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) points to findings as further evidence supports international regulatory conclusions that risk from BPA exposure is low. A new study published in Environment International by researchers in Sweden confirms previous reports that bisphenol A (BPA) in human blood is below the levels that can be detected. In addition to confirming […]

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Campbell’s soup and sauces sale close

Tinned food retailer the Campbell Soup Company is in final stages of negotiating the sale of its business in Europe to a private equity firm. CVC Capital Partners (CVC) has made a firm offer to buy the business, which includes Campbell’s soups, sauces and simple meals. The deal also covers Liebig and Royco in France, […]

New tabs create tough image

Norwegian beverage company Mack has chosen Rexam Beverage Can Europe to create a unique polar bear cut-out tab for its newly designed Arctic Beer series. Rexam worked closely with Mack to create a new can design that has a strong appeal to young urban males aged between 18-35, in particular positioning the series as a beer for the tough and adventurous.

Canvironment Week gains more support

Four new can making companies have joined Canvironment Week 2011 – a campaign that promotes the sustainability credentials of metal packaging. Nampak and Collect-a-Can from South Africa, ASA from Italy and Emballator from Sweden have all joined the campaign.