Scottish chef promotes tinned food with unique pop up

Renowned Scottish chef Julie Lin is set to stop off in Edinburgh during her unique pop-up tour that will see her portable restaurant service up a menu made entirely from tinned scran. The tour has been motivated by new research that shows that around half of people – 48 per cent – in Edinburgh and the Lothians…


Toyo Ink approves name change to Artience Co Ltd

Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group, announced that it has, as approved by its shareholders at the annual general meeting of shareholders, resolved to change its trade name to Artience Co., Ltd. effective Jan. 1, 2024. With a strong determination to transform itself into a company that…


Chris McKenzie relaunches TOLAG

Chris and Karen McKenzie have relaunched TOLAG’s with a new expanded business model. In a statement, Chris said that the choice of company name, TOLAG, ‘Tall Oaks from Little Acorns Grow’, is poignant as the company has grown from strength to strength from inception to being the focal point for Chris and Karen McKenzie’s business…


RTD brand moves from glass bottles to aluminium cans

Premixed vodka drinks brand Mishka has given its packaging an overhaul – from glass bottles, its premixed drinks now come in 300ml slender cans. The beverage range comes in five flavours: Lemon Lime & Bitters; Zing Zesty Lemon; Sweet Raspberry Mango; Watermelon Guava; and Tropical Pineapple lime. A “Mix it up a little” variety pack…

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Celebrating women in metal packaging: Beth Graves

In a brand-new profile series, Canmaking News puts the spotlight on the inspirational businesswomen shaping the metal packaging industry. For our first piece, we speak to Dr Beth Graves, President of Prime Controls Inc   Based in Dayton, Ohio, Prime Controls is a world leader in metal sensing solutions. Its innovative inspection equipment, used by top…


Packaging giant, Eviosys opens lunch meat can line in Turkey

Eviosys has launched a premium rectangular can for luncheon meat packaging in Turkey. The company said that the launch is in response to customer demand, which indicates an expanding meat market, and a preference for rectangular packaging in the region. Backed by an investment of €1.5m, the new 3-piece rectangular can line blends together sustainable…

Heineken® Silver launches in the U.S. as a new premium lower-carb, lower-cal beer.

Heineken Silver Launches in U.S.

Heineken Silver is hitting shelves across the UK as a crisp and refreshing, lower-carb, lower-cal addition to Heineken’s iconic line-up. Heineken Silver takes centre stage as a premium new option in the light lager category that makes up nearly half of the U.S. beer market by volume. At 4% alcohol by volume (ABV), Heineken Silver is…


Tröegs Independent Brewing adds new canning line

Tröegs Independent Brewing has announced the completion of its year-long packaging line expansion project. Last March, the Hershey, PA, brewery broke ground on a 15,000-square-foot addition to the northwest corner of its facility. The new space expands upon its existing packaging hall and houses a state-of-the-art canning line installed at the beginning of 2023. Ten different Tröegs…


Singapore announces details of its eagerly awaited return deposic scheme

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has announced details of the beverage container return scheme (Scheme). Under the Scheme, all pre-packaged beverages in plastic bottles and metal cans ranging from 150 millilitres to 3 litres will have a refundable deposit of 10 cents [1]. This deposit will be fully refunded when empty beverage containers are returned at…


Podback scheme expands again

Eastleigh Borough Council in the UK is launching a new scheme in partnership with Podback, a not-for-profit recycling service, to help residents to recycle used coffee pods. The new coffee pod recycling service supports the Council’s aims to reduce waste, increase recycling, save resources and give materials a second life. Residents will be able to…


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