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.
Pallet plans for KHS
KHS, a producer of filling and packaging technology for the
beverage trade, is to expand its sphere of activities into
New pack size for Lambrini
Halewood International, the UK-based drinks group, has introduced a
new four-pack variant for its popular Lambrini brand of perry.
Crown wins SuperEnd patent battle
Crown Holdings has announced that the European Patent Office has
upheld Crown's European SuperEnd beverage end patent.
Buying US wine just got easier
Artemis Wines International has launched a new service for large
wine purchasing businesses interested in importing wines directly
from American wineries.
Budweiser saga rumbles on
The Swedish courts have ruled that Anheuser-Busch has the sole
rights to the Budweiser name in that country, and that Czech rival
Budejovicky Budvar has to pay nearly $100,000 in compensation to
the US group.
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.
WBD enters water market
Wimm-Bill-Dann is to launch its own brand of bottled mineral water
in Moscow and St Petersburg, marking the company's entry into a
market with significant potential.
Safer information exchange - guaranteed
Global Wine & Spirits (GWS), which develops web-based B2B
applications for the wine and spirits industry, has been awarded a
security and confidentiality certificate by WebTrust.
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 one that is
still deemed to be unusual.
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 North America.
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 March to 4 April.
World's first organic fino hits the shelves
The world's first fino wine made exclusively from organic grapes is
set to be launched this year by Spain's Bodegas Robles, one of the
country's leading producers of organic wines.
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 innovative and interesting shapes.