Huhtamaki, sake, Films business, €141m

Huhtamaki to sell its Films business for €141m

By Jenny Eagle

Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to sell its Films business to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by German private equity company Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG), expected to be finalized in late 2014 or early 2015.

WPG calls off acquisition

Composite cans and IML plastic containers expansion

WPG calls off planned acquisition

By Jenny Eagle

Weidenhammer Packaging Group’s (WPG) planned acquisition of A&R Carton Lund and Flextrus has been called-off.

Amcor's bid for Constar fails.

Amcor loses Constar bid

By Jenny Eagle

Amcor has announced it was not successful in acquiring the North American assets of Constar International Holdings (Constar).

French spirits high

French spirits high

Spirits sales in France have dropped for the last few years as soft
drinks and water become more popular. But new product development
is strong, and sales should start to rise again this year.

Metro cans beer sales

Metro cans beer sales

Metro, Germany's largest food retailer, is the latest to stop
selling beer in small cans and bottles in a bid to avoid the high
cost of implementing a new recycling scheme for such products. Beer
sales in Germany are likely to...


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