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ALFED launches manifesto in response to UK General Election

Following the announcement that the UK will now face a General Election on Thursday 4th July, the Aluminium Federation (ALFED) is launching the UK Aluminium Manifesto; a comprehensive document outlining key stipulations for the next UK Government to prioritise and support the vital role of the aluminium manufacturing and processing sector in driving economic growth,…


Sonoco invests in metal packaging innovation

Sonoco has opened a new multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art centre at 2850 Charter Street in Columbus, Ohio. The 11,000 square foot facility includes modern laboratories, prototyping equipment, training rooms, and collaboration spaces. The opening of the Sonoco Metal Packaging Technical & Engineering Center demonstrates the company’s commitment to expand leadership in sustainable metal packaging and creates a…

Kickstand Cocktails Becomes the Official Spicy Canned Cocktail of Orlando City

Kickstand cocktails enters into multi-year partnership with Orlando City SC

Kickstand Cocktails, Orlando City SC and the Orlando Pride have entered a multi-year partnership making the craft vodka soda the Official Spicy Canned Cocktail of the soccer clubs. The locally run brand is available throughout INTER&Co Stadium, including specific Grab & Go Marketplaces, as well as sampling opportunities within the Publix Mane Street Plaza Fan…


Ball team up with CavinKare to launch canned milkshakes in India

Ball Corporation has teamed up with CavinKare to introduce a ground-breaking packaging solution in India’s dairy sector: aluminium cans for milkshakes. This initiative marks a significant step in adapting to the rising demand for ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages in the region and reflects a growing consumer preference for both convenience and sustainability. The new packaging will…


Aluminium canned wine company launches e-commerce in the US

Sustainable canned wine company, Djuce, is launching e-commerce in the United States.  Djuce’s eye-catching cans of popular European wines are now available to ship to more than 35 states across the U.S. Djuce was founded in Sweden in 2022 with the goal to create a new type of wine experience for a new generation of…


Abundant clean energy, new tech investment key to aluminium industry decarbonisation by 2050

A new report from environmental consulting firm ICF and the Aluminum Association, Pathways to Decarbonization: A North American Aluminum Roadmap, highlights potential strategies to dramatically reduce carbon emissions in the North American (United States and Canada) aluminium industry by mid-century. The roadmap lays out theoretical pathways to achieve industrywide carbon emission reductions consistent with the International Energy Agency’s…

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Alupro to discuss importance of policy in driving higher recycling rates at event

On the 6th June, Martin Hyde, Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager at Alupro, will share his thoughts on the pivotal role of policy in supporting a sustainable future for UK aluminium at the 2024 ALFED EnvironmentAl Sustainability Strategy Day. Taking place at BMA House in central London, the event will bring together hundreds of delegates…


Princes Group acquired by Italy’s Newlat Food

Newlat Food has announced its acquisition of the entire Princes Group (‘Group’) from Mitsubishi Corporation, encompassing all current operations and brands in an agreement valued at £700m. Chief Executive Officer Simon Harrison said “This is an exciting prospect for Princes, and we are delighted that Newlat share our confidence in the Group’s strategic growth plans,…


Molson Coors to begin brewing Peroni Nastro at Georgia brewery

Molson Coors Beverage Company is set to begin production of Peroni Nastro Azzurro at its Albany, Ga., brewery this summer. Growing its high-end beer portfolio is one of Molson Coors’ top priorities, and the company sees domestic production of Peroni Nastro Azzurro as an important step to realizing the brand’s full potential in the market.…


Jackie O’s Brewery wins Colored By INX Can Design Contest

The design entry from Jackie O’s Brewery for Mystic Mama West Coast Style IPA has won the fifth annual Colored by INX Can Design Contest. The winner was determined in a voting process involving a group of five independent judges and the public via INX International’s Facebook and LinkedIn social media pages. The other four design finalists included Ardagh Group’s, Zombie…

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