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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…


Simply Spiked Peach unveils four new flavours

Simply Spiked Peach has unveiled its full line-up of four flavours for its launch this month. Signature Peach, Strawberry Peach, Kiwi Peach and Mango Peach will be available nationwide in a 12-pack variety pack, joining Simply Spiked Lemonade on shelves. Signature Peach also will be sold in 24-ounce singles, a crucial package at convenience stores,…


Private equity groups eye up Princes Group

Princes, the UK food-and-beverage group owned by Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp., is reported to be on the radar of private-equity houses. Sky News has reported Aurelius Group and private-equity-backed Valeo Foods are weighing up the canned tuna and shelf-stable drinks supplier. In January, financial-markets news publication Debtwire said Mitsubishi had appointed M&A advisers at Houlihan Lokey to handle a process to sell…

Britvic Plant, Rugby, September 1st 2021

Britvic invests £13m into fifth canning line

Soft drinks business Britvic has outlined plans for a further £13m investment into a fifth canning line at its Rugby factory. Based on the Glebe Farm Industrial Estate, the investment is expected to create up to 20 jobs across engineering and manufacturing, as well as providing Britvic’s apprentices with an opportunity to take up full-time…

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