Falling demand, an unstable economy and internal politics had left
Coca-Cola's German bottling interests in tatters. However, moves to
streamline the operations are now taking effect and the prospects
are starting to look up.
Australian beverage packaging provider Amcor, which recently spent
A$3 billion (€1.67bn) to buy Schmalbach in Germany, has just spent
A$135 million on a single burner glass plant near South Australia's
Barossa Valley, marking...
Pepsi Bottling, the biggest bottler of Pepsi worldwide, has said it
cannot provide any assurance regarding the timing, value or
determination to proceed with any transaction involving
Expansion for its bottle making business into European markets is
the aim as Pechiney Plastic Packaging (PPP) continues to develop
its range of niche packaging operations with a new plant due to
open in the south of France soon.
Soft drinks maker Coca-Cola Amatil has sold its plastic bottle
manufacturing operations in Australia and New Zealand to Visy
Industries for AUS$157 million (€90m), according to a report by
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...
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...
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.