Rexam was awarded the silver trophy for the Alcoholic Beverage Packaging category at the 2014 ABRE Brazilian Packaging Awards. The beverage can maker beat competition with the FUSION aluminium bottle for Smirnoff Ice. The bottle, which holds 11oz, is unique in the Ready to Drink (RTD) category in the country; it is the lightest bottle […]
ABRE, the Brazilian Packaging Association, recently reported that the average number of beverage cans used in 2012 per Brazilian consumer rose to 103, a 12% increase from 91 cans used the year before. While many of these cans are for beer or soft drink applications, an increasing number of brands that produce specialty drinks, […]
An independent audit has shown show the vast majority of alcohol products sold in Britain conform to responsibility standards established by a watchdog. The Portman Group was established in 1989 by the UK’s leading alcohol producers to promote responsible drinking. As part of its ongoing compliance work, the group appointed independent consultants, Campden BRI, to […]
A Polish craft beer, previously only available in glass bottles, is to be released in cans for the first time. Polish brand Piwo na Miodzie Gryczanymi is the first canned beer brand from the Jabłonowo Brewery launched under the Manufaktura Piwna label. It is being packaged for the first time in 500ml aluminum cans, produced […]
Managing director of Nampak Bevcan, Erik Smuts, tells CanTech International the company started up its new high speed aluminium can line at the beginning of May and plans to increase the operational speed to full production capacity in the third quarter of this year.
At least three new can shapes are in development following the launch of Budweiser’s bow-tie can, according to the company that created the machinery to make the can. Ricardo Ruiz de Gopegui, vice president branded package solutions, at Belvac Production Machinery wouldn’t be drawn on who the company is working with but at least three […]