After 18 months of uncertainty, things in the UK have finally returned back to normal and we couldn’t be happier about it! We brits are often accused of being obsessed with the weather but it really has been abysmal over the last few weeks. Let’s hope we have a late summer and those pub gardens stay open! The hospitality industry seems to thriving with brits taking full advantage of pubs and restaurants.
News that US demand for canned food is forecast to grow 3.0% yearly in nominal terms through 2025 will be welcome to canmakers and suppliers alike. Read more here.
A car salvage, dismantling and recycling company, SYNETIQ, has extracted more than 5200 tonnes of aluminium during the vehicle recycling process each year, enough to create 346 million drinks cans. We love to see it, find out more here.
Our marvellous special features writer, Karen McKenzie, has investigated a commonly used scam targeting the winemaking industry as fraudsters purporting to work for genuine wine companies use identity theft to fleece producers. A formidable piece highlighting a very real issue in the industry – click here to read more.
There’s no business like show business
We’re very much looking forward to Latamcan, due to take place in September in Mexico City. The last show two years ago was such a huge success and it really will be wonderful to catch up with you all again. October will see the annual IMPDA conference taking place in Chicago. It’s uplifting to see a bit of normality on the agenda and to have a full diary again.
In the meantime, our latest podcast with Simon Jennings from Nomis Consultancy is available. Simon and I chat through all things sustainable re plastics vs cans (you can probably guess which side we’re on!). Click here to check it out and let us know what you think. Grab a glass of wine and settle down to Canmaking News in Conversation!
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