October 29: The popularity of bottle cans has helped the metal packaging industry to move into another market sector,

 

with Japanese canmaking company Daiwa producing aluminium bottles for wine away from the traditional 75cl size.

Winemakers have previously packed wine in aluminium D&I cans, and in 75cl aluminium monobloc bottles. The 30cl containers supplied by Daiwa to winemaker Monde Distilleries are said to represent the first time wine has been packaged in small-size resealable metal bottles.

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