Does beer stay fresher in bottles or cans?

By Rachel Arthur

The flavor of beer begins to change as soon as it’s packaged - so does it stay fresher in a bottle or can? In a new study published in ACS Food Science & Technology, scientists looked at each packaging format.

Using pectin-containing waste streams opens up new possibilities for the circular economy of plastics.  Pic: Getty Images/ligora

VTT creates recyclable plastic bottles from citrus peel

By Jim Cornall

New technology developed at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland enables the use of pectin-containing agricultural waste, such as citrus peel and sugar beet pulp, as raw material for bio-based polyethylene furanoate (PEF) plastics for replacing...

PET packaging for beer set to take off, predicts Sidel

PET packaging for beer set to take off, predicts Sidel

By Jane Byrne

Further growth is expected for PET packaging in the beer sector, predicted Sidel when caught up with company’s executive VP of engineering and material handling, Marc Aury, at Brau Beviale earlier this month.

'Talking' beer

'Talking' beer

Molson Canadian is introducing to the US market what it claims is
the first beer bottle designed to 'talk for you'. The beer bottles
feature an additional label on the base, aimed at starting


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