Accelerade, the sports drink brand produced by PacificHealth
Laboratories, has become the official sponsor of The Hoop Group, an
organisation which runs basketball training camps for would-be
A report from the Japan Canners' Association puts last year's
output of canned and bottled goods at 4,551,015 tonnes, down 6.4
per cent from year 2000. However, recent reports show that food and
beverage sales are at last...
Leading Brands, the Canadian beverage manufacturer and distributor,
has begun shipments of its new "optimised performance
beverage" TREK after an extremely positive reaction from
distributors involved in earlier trials.
In an interview with French daily Les Echos on Tuesday,
Franck Riboud, CEO of Groupe Danone, quickly denied accusations
that developments with Coca-Cola were a sign of Danone's defeat in
the US water market.
Bottling and can packaging providers should take note: three of the
five fastest growing food and beverage categories in the global
marketplace were beverages in 2001, led overwhelmingly by prepared
alcoholic beverages according to...
Neverfail Springwater, the Australian bottled water company, has
reduced costs and increased productivity after installing equipment
from CapSnap Water Group, part of USA-based Portola Packaging to
maintain its supplies.
The Dominion Bond Rating Service recently published a report about
future prospects for the US-based Pepsi Bottling Group. The report
outlines that recent acquisitions have put the Group in a strong
position and that it is destined...
VantagePoint Systems, a Canada-based developer of business
management software for the corrugated packaging industry, has
entered into an agreement to acquire Avalon Printing Software of
Graham Packaging Company, a global designer and manufacturer of
customised blow-moulded plastic containers, is using its newly
developed proprietary Active Cage technology to produce two new PET
plastic (polyethylene terephthalate)...
Rexam, the global food and beverage packaging manufacturer, has
boosted longer-term confidence within its sector after chairman,
Jeremy Lancaster, made positive comments about its outlook for
future trading during the annual general...
British company Thermotic Developments (TDL) looks set to trigger a
burgeoning market for self-heating cans. Co-developed over a period
of five years using the scientific resources of the University of
Southampton, the can was recently...
Canadian brewer Molson has announced plans to invest $34.8 million
(€24.6 million) in upgrades at its Toronto brewery as the first
installment in a $100 million plan to increase the facility's
production and efficiency.
Gatorade, the sports drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has confirmed
that it will not renew its sponsorship of the US-based NASCAR car
racing event, and that it will focus instead on stock car racing
drivers and races.
Foster's Group, the Australian beer, wine and leisure company, has
said that its Carlton & United Breweries subsidiary has
purchased a 65 per cent stake in BCB Beverages Australia for A$7.2
million (€4.3m), including debt.
The US-based Ball Corporation has reported that its first quarter
profits for the group's packaging segment are up nearly $4 million
(€4.4 million), while sales had only risen marginally.Earnings in
the segment were $55.8 million...
US industrial packaging company Greif Bros. said this week a new
range of water bottles, manufactured in the United Kingdom, should
help spring water producers to more effectively transport filled
containers and offer better protection...
Mitsubishi Polyester Film (Americas) has announced plans for a
capital investment that will convert one of the existing PET film
lines into the production of PET shrink films, widely used in the
food packaging industry.
French wines and spirits maker Remy Cointreau has reported revenue
growth of 10 per cent in the 12 months to the end of March. The
company added that a 21 per cent surge in the final quarter
indicated that the company has ridden out...
Soft drink giant Coca-Cola, facing a stiff challenge from archrival
PepsiCo in the crucial North American market, on Monday unveiled a
new vanilla-flavoured version of its flagship Coke brand, reports