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Teleco launches trouble-shooting technology

Teleco a leading provider of voice data and video products has introduced the first digitally operated, trouble-shooting technology, Perfect Watch. The system is aimed at...

Resina launches caps and labels inspection system

In the US, Resina West, has introduced a system that simultaneously inspects for a variety of empty or filled container defects. The multi-function capability of...

Foster's to produce Diageo RTDs

With Diageo's ready-to-drink (RTD) spirit brands in the US facing an uncertain future in the light of proposed new regulations announced this week, the British-based...

Plastic bottle unscrambler

Posimat, the Spain-based provider of unscrambling and conveyor logistics solutions, is about to launch its Posimaster Multichute high-speed bottle line unscrambler at the Hispack show in Barcelona on 31 March.

Icy look for 'keep cool' Snapple bottle

CCL Container has created a striking bottle design for the Elements energy drink range from Cadbury Schweppes' Snapple unit. The recyclable aluminium bottle offers a...

Pallet plans for KHS

KHS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, a technological leader in the field of filling and packaging technology in the international beverage trade, has announced that it is...

New pack size for Lambrini

Lambrini, the perry (pear-based wine) brand produced by the UK's Halewood International, has been launched in a small-format 275ml bottle, adding to its already well-known...

Crown wins SuperEnd patent battle

Crown Holdings has announced that the European Patent Office has upheld Crown's European SuperEnd beverage end patent (EP 0 828 663 B1), with slight modification,...

Buying US wine just got easier

Artemis Wines International has launched a new service for large wine purchasing businesses such as high volume grocery stores, fine wine stores, hotels and restaurants...

Budweiser saga rumbles on

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar and its Swedish distributors has been forced to pay nearly $100,000 (€94,000) in compensation to US rival Anheuser-Busch in the latest...

Vitamin E for 'designer' waters

ADM Natural Health and Nutrition is launching a new vitamin E for use in clear beverages onto the European market. 230 Clear, to be presented...

WBD enters water market

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, the Russian producer of dairy products and fruit juice, has embarked upon a third line of business - bottled water. The company yesterday...

Safer information exchange - guaranteed

Global Wine & Spirits (GWS), the Canadian company which develops web-based business-to-business (B2B) applications for the wine and spirits industry, has been awarded a security...

Will wine snobs ever drink from cans?

Australia's Gowrie Mountain Estate is preparing to release wine in cans to the US, UK and Japan - not a new concept, but nevertheless one...

Ball to market 'bottle can' in North America

Ball, Daiwa Can Company and Mitsui have entered into an exclusive agreement for the sales and distribution of Daiwa's New Bottle Can beverage container in...

Sidel to exhibit new PET machines

Sidel is to preview five new machines for PET container production at the upcoming international packaging fair, Hispack, to be held in Barcelona from 31...

World's first organic fino hits the shelves

An organic fino wine which claims to be the first of its kind has been launched by a Spanish winery based in Cordoba. The fino,...

SIG develops can-shaping technology

In an effort to give a boost to the stagnant beverage can market, SIG Cantec has come up with several developments aimed at producing more...

'Bitter' twist in Spanish cola wars

The rivalry between Coca-Cola and PepsiCo is legendary, but it is not restricted simply to their cola brands. Coca-Cola this week launched a new brand...

Beam and Cola set to shake up US RTDs

The market for ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic drinks is dominated by two countries. In Europe, the UK leads the way, although other countries also have burgeoning...

Stoli Strasberi hits the UK market

A new variant of Stolichnaya, the Russian vodka brand, has been launched in the UK. Stolichnaya Strasberi claims to be the first strawberry flavoured vodka...

DBG to focus on Royal and Heineken

Denmark's second largest brewer, the Danish Brewery Group, last week announced a major restructuring plan which it claimed would result in improved profitability as early...

Fogg launches new filler

Fogg Filler, the US-based processing systems provider, has begun making the first shipments of its newly launched Fill Pro 3000 Filling System. Fogg Filler said...

Faster teabags

Tecnomeccanica, the Italian processing equipment supplier, has launched the T2 PRIMA tea bagging machine, designed to produce string and tag filter bags for tea, herbal...

Oregon winery adds to screw cap range

The debate over the use of cork or other alternatives as the best means of sealing wine bottles is set to continue this week with...