European beer production reached an eight-year high of nearly 39.7 billion litres in 2017: with the region now boasting 9,500 brewers. Around three-quarters of these are microbreweries and SMEs, helping boost a shift towards greater diversity and choice....
Carlsberg introduced its ‘Snap Pack’ this year: which replaces plastic wrapping on six packs by instead gluing the cans together. But while the idea might sound relatively simple, the technology had to address the challenge of being sufficiently strong...
A French vineyard has found an innovative and interactive way to do business responsibly by pairing with a local urban farming collective. "We’ve left the purely capitalist way of doing business," says its owner.
It is well documented that certain things affect how we perceive flavour: from smell to visual appearance. But what about some of the less obvious factors, like the room in which you are eating or your expectations around price?
Horst Bittermann made his debut as president of Pro Carton at the ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Congress (September 20-21) in Riga, Latvia, this year, taking over from Roland Rex who stood down in June after eight years.
ECMA (The European Carton Makers Association) has revised its business strategy to tackle growing challenges within the industry such as Brexit, food safety, recruiting a younger workforce, currency fluctuations and sustainability.
The use of PET as a packaging material is expected to grow globally within the liquid dairy sector, says Sidel, as it plans on showcasing its Aseptic Combi Predis blow fill seal filler, at Pack Expo 2018.