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Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola launch RTD canned cocktail

Jack Daniel’s whiskey and Coca-Cola are uniting to offer 'Jack and Coke' - a pre-mixed cocktail of the two beverages - in a can. The Brown-Forman Corporation, which owns Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey, said the ready-to-drink (RTD) cans will be...

Coca-Cola aims for 100 per cent can recycling rate in India

Coca-Cola India aims to recycle every can and bottle it uses within the next couple of years, beating the worldwide target set by its parent company by up to six years.  The Indian arm of the soft-drinks giant, whose cans...

Molson Coors invests to package hard seltzers in-house

Molson Coors is moving more of its hard seltzer packaging and logistics operations in-house to help reduce the time it takes to get the products to market and their associated transport costs. The maker of seltzers such as Vizzy, Topo...

Finalists announced for INX beverage can design award

Five brewers have made it to the last stage of INX International Ink’s beverage can design contest, including the winner of last year’s competition. The finalists for the 2022 Colored by INX awards, and their product names, are: Founders Brewing...

Detailed plans for Omani fisheries hub revealed

Duqm’s rise as the hub of Oman’s seafood canning industry has been reinforced with the announcement of detailed plans for a major fish processing development in the Arabian Sea port town. Fisheries Development Oman’s International Sea Food Company has signed...

Krones installs new canning line at Heineken Malaysia site

Heineken Malaysia is upgrading canning capacity at its Kuala Lumpur facility with Krones equipment, more than 20 years after the German supplier installed the first canning line at the brewery. Krones is providing a range of machinery for Heineken’s canning...

Corsair Distillery uses small cans to entice spirit drinkers

Corsair Distillery from Nashville, Tennessee, is filling 100ml three-piece cans with some of its signature whiskeys and gins, providing tasters for consumers new to the brand to try before purchasing a 750ml bottle. The cans hold the equivalent of two...

Spiralling costs force closure of German fish cannery

Rügen Fisch, the European seafood subsidiary of Thai Union, said soaring costs have prompted it to close its Lübeck cannery on Germany’s Baltic coast. Run by Rügen Fisch’s subsidiary Hawesta, the Lübeck plant processes a range of fish for canning,...

Intersection-themed cans drive online sell-out for Heinz spaghetti

Heinz cans of pasta decorated with an image of one of the UK’s busiest road junctions have sold out hours after they went on sale. The international food giant released the limited-edition ‘Spaghetti Junction’ cans to mark 50 years since...

Teapot offers a heady brew for Boston beer giant

The Boston Beer Company is entering the cannabis-infused beverage market with the launch of its Teapot range in July. Available in Canada where the drug was legalised in 2018, the Boston, Massachusetts-based company said it hopes Teapot will tap into...

More capacity for shrink-sleeve decorated cans

Tripack, a US provider of shrink sleeve-decorated beverage cans, is to open a new facility to meet growing demand from craft brewers and other new-generation drinks makers. The Milford, Ohio–based manufacturer, which also manufactures shrink sleeve applicator equipment, said the...

Paperboard can carriers helps Canadian brewer cut carbon emissions

Canada’s Wild Rose Brewery is following major brands such as Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev) in replacing plastic can multi-pack carriers with recyclable cardboard alternatives. The Calgary, Alberta-based brewer said the switch was propelled by the...

Hardys wine launches canned Varietals Range

Hardys, the UK’s most popular brand of wine, will debut three new canned products in June. The company, which is owned by international Australian winemaker Accolade, is offering a rosé, chardonnay and shiraz, each in 250ml aluminium slim cans. Hardys...

Corona goes Tropical with its first non-beer drink outside US

Corona, the international beer brand owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), has launched its first non-beer beverage to a global market. Packaged in 330ml sleek cans, Corona Tropical is a sparkling alcoholic water flavoured with mixed-fruit combinations, such as guava...

Heineken extends reach in hard seltzer market

Heineken, one of the world’s best-known brewers, is expanding its portfolio of canned hard seltzers and ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails. Dos Equis Classic Lime Margarita, which is a product extension of the imported Mexican beer brand Dos Equis, will launch by...

AB InBev posts surprise sales rise as prices, volumes increase

Higher prices for its beers failed to dampen consumers’ thirst for Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) products as the world’s largest brewer reported higher-than-expected earnings and volumes in the first quarter. The maker of Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois beers said...

Monster reports record sales but price hike looms

Sales at Monster Beverage continued to improve as the energy drinks maker reported record first-quarter results. But the US-based company said rising materials and energy costs are forcing it to implement price increases for domestic customers this autumn. Hold-ups in...

Snack Pow adapts beverage cans for nut-based range

Digitally-printed aluminium cans are being to pack a range of on-the-go snacks in Canada. Snack Pow’s nut-based snacks are filled in decorated 12oz  aluminium cans. With a full-aperture opening and a ring-pull foil seal, they can be resealed with a...

Twin Monkeys launches micro canning machines

Twin Monkeys Beverage Systems has unveiled two new canning machines targeted at small-scale beverage makers. Twin Monkeys said inspiration for the models came from scaling down some of its existing canning systems to build more affordable and compact options for...

Wild Goose helps small beverage producers take flight

Craft beverage makers looking to upgrade their Wild Goose canning lines will now be able to sell back their old equipment to the company in exchange for a discounted upgrade. Wild Goose Filling, a Louisville, Colorado-based manufacturer of canning and...
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Innovation and resilience

Necessity is the mother of invention, and entries into the 2022 The Canmaker Cans of the Year demonstrated that...