Sustainability

Pic:getty/GausNataliya

sustainability spotlight

Consumers are prepared to pay more for sustainable beer, says study

By Rachel Arthur

The majority of beer consumers in the US are willing to pay more for beer produced with sustainable practices, according to a study from Indiana University. ‘The takeaway for the brewing industry is that it is financially feasible to introduce energy-saving...

AB InBev opens ‘robo-warehouse’ for Budweiser and Stella Artois

AB InBev opens ‘robo-warehouse’ to reduce carbon footprint

By Rachel Arthur

AB InBev has opened a new automated warehouse at its largest UK brewery, situated in Magor, Wales. The ‘robo-warehouse’ can store 23 million pints of beer, and will reduce the brewery’s carbon footprint by 605 tonnes of CO2 (the equivalent to the electricity...

Pic:Getty/pedrosala

Britvic now powered by 100% renewable electricity

By Rachel Arthur

Soft drinks company Britvic has this month switched to 100% renewable electricity for all its sites in Great Britain: saving more than 17,000 tonnes of CO2e per year, the equivalent to taking more than 3,300 cars off the road.

Horst Bittermann with Jean-François Roche, president, ECMA.

ECMA Congress 2018

ECMA Congress welcomes Pro Carton president

By Jenny Eagle

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.

Shaping the bottle of the future. Pic:getty/antonikhr

The quest for the most sustainable beverage packaging

By Rachel Arthur

Drinks should only be put on the market in the most sustainable option available – packaging that can be recycled and reused, but also has the lowest environmental impact overall, according to a vision set out by a University of Cambridge report. But...

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars