Record year for UK drinks can market

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing UK drinks can manufacturers, has reported another year of record growth in 2014. Drinks can deliveries reached 9.819 billion for the first time, an increase of 228 million units, up 2.4% on 2013 across the combined beer and cider and carbonated soft drink (CSD) can markets. Growth […]


UK drinks can market hits 4.8bn

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK manufacturers of drinks cans, have revealed that a record 4.835 billion can deliveries were made in the first half of this year. This is an increase of 7.1% across the UK drinks can markets. Beer and cider can deliveries showed 8.2% growth, with deliveries reaching […]


UK beverage can market tops 9.5bn

The Can Makers, the body representing the UK manufacturers of beverage cans, have revealed a strong second half for 2013, boosting the UK drinks can market to over 9,590 million empty can deliveries for the whole of 2013, up 2.2% on 2012. Within the beer and cider category, empty can deliveries were up by almost […]

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Woodchuck Hard Cider in 16-ounce cans

Woodchuck Hard Cider introduced 12-ounce cans of its Amber cider in 2012 using a Cask automated canning system. The package has seen 42% growth over the last year, and consumers have called for a larger format can. In response, the Vermont, USA-based cidery is set to introduce a 16-ounce can to the market. Woodchuck Hard […]


Carlsberg becomes first brewer to join Alupro

Carlsberg UK is the first brewer to join the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) and will also fund its Every Can Counts recycling programme. The decision marks the beer giant’s commitment to increase the recovery and recycling of its aluminium cans used across its portfolio of beer and cider brands, which alongside Carlsberg and Carlsberg […]

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