Pre-buying dents can volumes at Silgan

Unit sales of metal cans by Silgan Holdings in the first quarter of 2019 slipped by 4 per cent, but their value was unexpectedly...

Lighter cans cut environmental impact for UK cider maker

A UK cider maker is reducing its impact on the environment by using lighter cans for its products.Canmaker Ardagh collaborated with Somerset-based Thatchers to...

First quarter beer volumes rise 4.3% at Heineken

Beer volumes in the first quarter at brewer Heineken rose by 4.3 per cent to 52.7 million hectolitres (mhl), with growth in all regions...

Power outages hit sardine canneries in the Philippines

Power supply shortages in the sardine canning ‘capital’ of the Philippines are causing production problems.At the 11 canneries at Zamboanga City, which have a...

Coca-Cola to expand in ready-to-drink coffee

Coca-Cola has plans to make further big inroads into the coffee market this year with the launch of a range of new ready-to-drink (RTD)...

AB Inbev’s Miguel Patricio to take over as chief executive of Kraft Heinz

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s global chief marketing officer Miguel Patricio is to take over as chief executive of food giant Kraft Heinz in July, succeeding Bernardo...

Crown launches shorter cans that are both round and square

A new variant of round-to-square cans aimed at the luxury packaging market has been launched by canmaker Crown Europe.The cans, which are now available...

Global can volumes increase 3% at Crown

Crown Holdings reported first quarter sales up by 25.4 per cent to US$2.76 billion compared with the same period a year ago, but this...

Brazilian plant investments for Ardagh

Canmaker Ardagh Group is planning to increase the production capacity of two plants in Brazil in response to growing domestic demand for drinks cans.Ardagh’s...