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Ethiopia: Self-sufficiency in malting barley

2023 was not a good year for the container glass industry

3 billionth SIG aseptic carton pack with no aluminum layer

Decline in sales at mineral springs due to weather & inflation

Absolut expands flavour range with Absolut Wild Berri

Agrana grows profit in first six months

Ahlstrom: Compostable lid for single-serve coffee capsules

Alcoholic beverages do not warm up

Alpirsbacher invests in returnable glass and kegs

ALPLA acquires packaging specialist Fortiflex

ALPLA is investing in Morocco

ALPLA Sustainability report 2021-2022

ALPLA and TÖNISSTEINER: reusable rPET bottle

Alpla Becomes the Majority Owner of PABOCO

ALPLA: stable business performance

Old wine in new wineskins

Aluminium foil: De-stocking and weaker demand

Aluminium foil deliveries declined in Q3/2023

Andreas Steinfatt leaves Paulaner Brewery Group

Anuga FoodTec KHS systems for efficiency and safety

Anuga FoodTec 2024: Think tank for beverage production

Aperitif, rosé and alcohol-free 2024 on the road to success

Workers flush whisky into the sewers

Ardagh Glass Packaging-Poland wins Global Kaizen Award

Ardagh Glass Packaging: New Boston Round beverage bottles

Ariake to fill products aseptically in SIG carton packs

Asia: DBS Group Research analysts remain positive

Asmussen Rum 40% vol. with maritime OnPack

Atlas Copco introduces the DZS A series

Knocking on the lid of a beverage can?

Eyes wide open for Little Coward The Can

Australia: Australia’s beer prices set to soar

Australia: Barley varieties list released

Extension of the mandatory deposit from 1 January 2024

Award Spotlight: Absolut vodka

Bacardi acquires ILEGAL Mezcal

Back to the roots - with Root Beer

Mangaroca Batida and Barceló at Bar Convent Berlin 2023

BCB shows Diversity of the Bar Industry

Beam Suntory Announces CEO Transition

It is better not to drink cold drinks when it is hot

Belgium: AB InBev produces Piedboeuf lager again

Belgium: Major strike stops AB InBev breweries

Belgium: Haacht brewery turns a loss in 2023

Belgium: Kestemont in High Council for Artisanal Lambic Beers

Berentzen-Gruppe publishes operating results

Berentzen-Gruppe AG: Annual Report 2023

Berentzen Group with another EcoVadis gold medal

Berentzen Group launches Berentzen Smoothie Shots

Berentzen Group announces new Group strategy

Berentzen Group: Seal of quality for family-friendliness

Berentzen Group: Sustainability Report 2023

Berentzen-Gruppe: Preliminary business results:

Berentzen-Gruppe: Interim Report Q1/2024

Berentzen: Award for Pabst & Richarz

Berentzen: Mio Mio Grandma Marta delights viewers

Berliner Luft Day & Night - double tastes better!

Berliner Weisse with fruit cocktail

Better Juice partners with Ingredion

BGH: Deposit amount must be indicated separately

Beer sales decline again in Germany in 2023

BIONADE Iced Tea - When tea takes a summer break

BIONADE makes you want a new one

Bitburger Brewery Group: Positive results with sales up 6.4 %

Being blue or making blue

Bluhm Systeme at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg

Bock beer - German strong beers with long shelf life

Bocksbeutel - trademark for high-quality Franconian wine

Bolivia: Beer industry facing brewing concerns

Brandenburger Mineralbrunnen with organic mineral water seal

Brau Beviale: Beer quality has a name

Brau Beviale: Being part of it and taking away impulses

BrauBeviale increases industry optimisation potential

C. & A. Veltins brewery satisfied with annual results

Brewing Pact 2024: Weihenstephan and St. Bernardus

Brewers Association with new Mentorship Program

Britvic: Sixth bottling line at London factory

Bulgaria: Beer maker Kamenitza rooftop solar photovoltaic system

Bulgaria: Carlsberg Bulgaria names new CEO

Bundesrat joins call for industrial electricity price

CANPACK transfers Polish Glass Business to BA Glass

Cappuccino - popular Italian coffee speciality

Carlsberg brings 1664 Blanc to Germany

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company with KHS systems

Carlsberg Sweden's New Investment will recycle CO2

Carolinen and Arminia Bielefeld partnership

CCL relocates from Hohenems to Dornbirn

CHANTRÉ with a new look from March

CHANTRÉ launches cream liqueur CHANTRÉ Crème

China & USA: Tsingtao 0.0 Non-Alcoholic Beer now in the US

China: Budweiser launches organic beer

Chinese Tsingtao beer with "special addition"

Chopin Vodka comes to Germany

Citrocasa launches new "xPro" juicer

Coca Cola: Tethered caps will become mandatory in 2024

Coca-Cola bottling company achieves record sales

Coca‐Cola strips labels from Sprite bottles

Coca-Cola Hildesheim rents logistics property in Bockenem

Coca-Cola's 'insulting' marketing campaign

Cola-Mentos Fountain

Döhler Ensures Stability in Fluctuating Citrus Sector

Döhler Group Acquires Boon Flavors in Thailand

Hops and malt are lost

DANZKA - The Design Experience

But that's a juice shop!

That knocks the bottom out of the barrel!

De Kuyper Royal Distillers: CEO Mark de Witte retires

International Tea Day on May 21

The new FLENS Whisky is here - "Pellworm" Edition

The Pharisee - Cult Drink from North Friesland

The winter hit - Kleiner Feigling COOKIE VANILLA

Diageo strengthens leadership in North America

Diageo: New! Baileys apple strudel

The first beer can came onto the market in 1935

Diesel or bog water - which do you prefer?

Doehler: Peach Fuzz – 2024’s Colour for Beverage Concepts

Doemens: Dr. Kaltner joins Doemens

Doemens: Munich Style Hell and Oktoberfestbier

Dr Pepper - probably the oldest soft drink

Dr. Guido Stebner interim manager of Vetropack Italia

Dr Jean-Yves Parisot assumes Symrise CEO position

Dr Mike Eberle leaves Rotkäppchen-Mumm

Dresden Packaging Conference 2023 with record attendance

Dresden Packaging Conference 2023

Third KHS canning line: RHODIUS Mineralquellen is expanding

DS Smith and Coca-Cola replace plastic handles

DS Smith and Coca-Cola: Cardboard instead of plastic

ECKES Fine liqueurs with fruity flavours

Eckes-Granini expands out-of-home business

To have one in your tea

Elopak: Introducing a new filling machine

Elopak selects Little Rock, Arkansas for new production plant

Elopak: Freshways launches LoveMilk brand in cartons

Elopak: Rørosmeieriet responds to demand for more convenience

Emerson: New High-Flow Solenoid Valve

Successful Label Summit Latin America 2024

Here we go! BrauBeviale 2023 is about to start

To offer something like sour beer

EU Commission: Anti-dumping duty on PET imports

Europe: Heineken appoints new President Europe

EXBERRY® by GNT: New color directions inspired by nature

EXBERRY®: Concentrates made from caramelized sugar

Export 2023 - at record level worldwide

Fifth generation now firmly on board at BEHN

Federweißer: Wine or not wine

Feldmuehle: Investments postponed

Feuerzangenbowle - the legendary punch

FEVE: glass bottle manufacturers warn

Fi Europe 2023 - World of Ingredients

Fi Europe 2023: A world of ingredients

Fizzy & Fruity: Malibu Strawberry

Fläminger Jagd with a clever cashback campaign

Bottle labels: How important are they?

New spring products from OeTTINGER

France: Cereal sowing makes little progress

Freudenberg: Clean all around

Gaffel Frei becomes Gaffel Kölsch 0.0%

Gaffel in a can

Gaffel Wiess now also available in 0.5 litre cans

UK: Wychwood Brewery to close from November

GEA helps breweries to harness sustainability KPIs

GEMÜ honoured as "Global Market Leader"

Focus Money names GEMÜ "Digital Champion 2024"

GEMÜ: new logo

Gerolsteiner Cola range complements longneck range

Gerolsteiner Tea White Tea Pomegranate

Gerolsteiner: Fresh look - eye-catcher at the POS

Gerolsteiner: Limited edition for European Football Championship

Beer sales fall significantly in November

GFGH: "Value-added tax increase is the wrong signal"

Taking mugs of mulled wine home - allowed or theft?

GLUG24 sets standards for the beverage industry

GLUG24 will be even bigger!

GLUG25 - Meeting place for brewers and beverage producers

GNT: significant carbon cuts on EXBERRY® colors

Greiner Packaging: Partnership with Plastic Bank extended

Greiner Packaging: PET tray-to-tray

Greiner Packaging: Two WorldStar awards received

Greiner: Future lies in the circular economy

High-performance triple softener softliQ:LB from Grünbeck

Half of Germans reach for zero and light products

Haus Rabenhorst wins 18 gold awards

Havana Club 7 & Havana Club Especial with new design

Havana Club Mango Lime

Hell Brauerei opts for KHS Innokeg X

Henkell Freixenet distribution partner for Zamora spirits

Henkell Freixenet: In-store prize draw with Mangaroca Batida

Henkell Freixenet: Coconut liqueur in a double pack

HERMA: Economical wash-off

Hero Benelux launches its juice products in carton packs

Does cola really help against nausea?

Humboldt Guarana Vodka at Bar Convent Berlin

India: United Breweries with Heineken Silver Draught beer

India: United Spirits closes plant in Uttar Pradesh

India: Vivek Gupta is CEO of United Breweries

Innova returns to Bangkok for Fi Asia 2023

INTEWA's new innovation "rainwater lemonade"

Ireland: Diageo warns further delays

Ireland: Heineken to increase cost of its draught beers

Ireland: Heineken axes Island’s Edge stout

Italy: Birra Castello finalizes sale of San Giorgio

Jägermeister presents “9556 Nights of Exploration”

Jamaica: Heineken introducing Heineken Silver

Jan Dünzelmann Managing Director at VILSA-BRUNNEN

Japan & USA: Asahi Group buys Octopi Brewing

Japan & India: Suntory looking to invest in India

Japan: Sales of beer up 2% in April

Japan: Asahi Super Dry with low-alcohol spinoff

Japan: Heineken to launch 0.0 Beer in Japan

Japan: Suntory Spirits to raise prices

Pouring pure wine to somebody

Now on sale again: Vodka Gorbatschow Raspberry

Josef Schmidt joins team at Private Brauereien Bayern

Coffee as punishment - The coffee experiment

Canada, AB: Labatt invests in its Calgary-based brewery

Canada, BC: Burnaby’s Studio Brewing to shut down soon

Canada, BC: Connector Brewing opens in Westbank

Canada, BC: First beer from Curious Creatures Beer

Canada, BC: Wine overtakes beer as summer beverage

Canada, ON: Labatt invests in London brewery

Canada, ON: Laylow Brewery closing in Brockton Village

Canada, ON: Muddy York Brewing to shut down brewery in Toronto

Canada, ON: Signal Brewing Company under new ownership

Canada, QC: Labatt Breweries invests C$6 mln

Canada: Diageo’s new distillery not yet built

Karl Knauer with a new management team

Katlenburger Momentivo Bitter-Orange Spritz

Punch to Goal

Katlenburger: AI-generated ready-to-drink cocktail

Katlenburger: NanoFizz, AI ready-to-drink cocktail

Keller beer is more popular than Zwickel beer

KHS’ extensive canning expertise proves convincing

KHS provides universal adhesive for plastic bottles

KHS receives gold medal in the EcoVadis rating system

KHS presents the new-generation InnoPET Plasmax

KHS exhibits cutting-edge filling equipment

KHS: One-stop-shop filter cellar

KHS: Sustainable production thanks to efficient filling technology

KHS: Tobias Wetzel new managerial head of Sales

Kirsch Import starts distribution in Austria

Eating cherries and drinking water = stomach ache?

Little Coward Blueberry 0.5l

SMI EBS KL compact stretch-blow moulder

Thought-provoking recycling initiative

Cooperation launched by Mio Mio and Reclam

KOSKENKORVA SALMIAKKI - Salty-sweet temptation

Krombacher Group delivers stable result

Kuemmerling heats things up at the POS

Steam and heat solutions from Bosch

Lübzer focuses on Nordic-mild pale beer

Labelexpo Global Series announces new Managing Director

Lammsbräu: German railway relies on Lammsbräu beer

Lecta at Labelexpo 2023

LEONHARD KURZ at Labelexpo Europe 2023

Licor 43 celebrates a creamy comeback

Lipton Ice Tea expands range into multipack cans

Liqueur Tropézienne - The taste of St. Tropez

Lochlea Harvest Edition with high Port Cask content

Lumumba or Dead Aunt

Mönchshof Natur Radler blood orange

Malaysia: Carlsberg Brewery confirms beer price increase

Malfy launches first limited edition in Germany

Mangaroca Batida Passion & Pineapple in a can

Mangaroca Batida Piña Colada Kiss - Limited edition

Morocco: Government looking to increase taxes

Reusable Alliance: "Reusable is climate protection"

Michael Röhrle new Regional Manager South at Grünbeck

Support the immune system with Rabenhorst direct juices

Mohrenbräu celebrates Brewing New Year's Eve

Mohrenbrauerei is "Vorarlberg's best brand"

Mohrenbrauerei: Pioneer for lightweight glass bottles

Mohrenbrauerei: Highest quality with hop yard

Mondi: Packaging solution for Coca-Cola HBC Austria

Mondi’s Advantage StretchWrap clinches Award

Mozambique: Majority of Mozambicans prefer beer

Mupy chooses SIG to achieve growth target

SIG: Award for SIG Terra Alu-free Full barrier

Namaqua Wines chooses SIG for carton packaging

Parade Label Pro WS wet-glue label paper from Sappi

National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day in the USA

New from February: Rotkäppchen Fruchtsecco Maracuja

New from March: Gerolsteiner Ursprung

New and limited: Störtebeker Frühlings-Bock

NEW: Rabenhorst For the immune system

NEW: Rotbäckchen "Say it with" in the 7th edition

Grünbeck: softliQ:SE sets new standards

New general sales manager at Grünbeck

New Managing Director at Forum Getränkedose

New KHS aseptic block with bottle sterilization

New look for Wodka Gorbatschow

New bottle design for ANDALÖ

Neumarkter Lammsbräu with stable sales

New product "Lilac Berry" from beckers bester GmbH

New Zealand: Largest hop growers have some tricks

Nippon Paper: Liquid-Packaging Carton Price Revision

Nutifood: SIG DomeMini on-the-go carton bottle

O-I Advances Lighter Weight Wine Bottle in France

Oenophobia - the fear of wine

OeTTINGER takes over protein beer producer JoyBräu

OeTTINGER GETRÄNKE launches protein soda

OeTTINGER wins international financing partners

OeTTINGER realigns its strategy

Orange juice crisis worsens

Pepsi A.M. - Cola for breakfast

Pepsi Cola in exchange for warships

Pepsi MAX adds refreshing mango flavour

Pernod Ricard's New Aperitivo Savoia Americano Rosso

Pernod Ricard: Holger Möller becomes Sales Director

The Deacon enters Germany's scotch market

PET wine bottle made by ALPLA cuts carbon emissions

Phraya Rum from Thailand

Pouring one out - what does this ritual mean?

ProWein – Mirror image of the spirits industry

ABB: Solution for cold block stage of beer production

Liquid process monitoring technology

Rabenhorst organic direct sour cherry juice in 700/750 ml

Rabenhorst Healthy Blood Pressure receives award

Rabenhorst Inner Peace wins the All Beverage Award

Rabenhorst Online juice finder knows what's good for you

Rabenhorst "Enjoy health" range for well-being

Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei with IHK certificate of honour

Radium water - radiant energy with fatal outcome

Ramazzotti Crema Gelato alla Fragola

Ramazzotti launches Limoncello!

Rare Blends Collection - Barceló Imperial Maple Cask

Record Investment for O-I Glass in France

Saving Resources with Jowat Adhesives

RhönSprudel Group appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

RhönSprudel PLUS Lime now in returnable PET container

Rhenser saves the 'Koblenzer' brand

Riedenburger Brauhaus continues to grow

RosaFree non-alcoholic aperitif

Rotbäckchen Kleine Pause Organic in tetrapack

Romania: HEINEKEN Romania with new Managing Director

Romania: Ursus Breweries invests

Russia: Baltika asks for trademark protection abroad

Russia: Custom duty increase on beer from ‘unfriendly’ countries

Juices and nectars from Valensina now vegan

South Africa: South African Breweries completes plant upgrades

South Korea & China: Korea’s beer imports plunge

South Korea: Increase in licenses for liquor and spirits

South Korea: Heineken Korea to lay off 8% of workforce

South Korea: Hite Jinro to target young whisky lovers

South Korea: HiteJinro to release Christmas edition

S&P Global includes SIG in Sustainability Yearbook

Sappi and ACTEGA with high-impact labels

Schäfer: Worldwide clean drinking water

Schlitzer Mild Apricot: Fruitiness and balance

Sweden: Carlsberg Sweden’s new investment

Schweppes: Sparkling start to the aperitif season

Challenging market for European aluminium foil in 2023

Sparkling wine bottles may be sold without capsules in future

Shetland pony drinks beer in pub

Sidel unveils ultra-efficient 100% rPET bottle

SIG appoints Ann-Kristin Erkens as CFO

SIG: Celebrating one year of “Recycle for Good”

SIG Foundation wins SAVE FOOD award

SIG wins the 4evergreen award

SIG launches on-the-go carton bottle SIG DomeMini

SIG and partners unveil project aimed at boosting recycling

SIG partners with MISTA

SIG: Fifth platinum status from EcoVadis

SIG: aseptic cartons with over 90% fiber content

SIG: Financial results highlight strong business profile

SIG launches spouted pouch system

SIG: Packaging Development Center Europe

SIG: Long-life probiotic yogurt in aseptic packaging

Sinalco is now also available in the longneck version

Singapore: Archipelago Brewery to close down

Smurfit Kappa: Investment in Spanish Bag-in-Box plant

Smurfit Kappa: TopClip system for mid-sized breweries

Solarec and SIG forge strong new partnership

Somersby presents the Winter Cider

Sonnländer takes over Wilhelmsthaler Mineralbrunnen

Spezi ZERO comes in a can

St. Kilian Distillers: Single malt whisky "Merry Christmas"

St. Kilian Single Malt Whisky zum Jubiläum von „My Name Is Nobody"

Störtebeker honoured at international competitions

Störtebeker launches Winter Bock on the market

Störtebeker: Summer Wit - Perfect refreshment

Positive feedback at BrauBeviale 2023

Stephan Karl new chairman of the FKN

STOCK SPIRITS GROUP strengthens its focus on Hamburg

STOCK SPIRITS launches Premium Vodka Amundsen

SUCOs: Expanding the management team

Suntory Beverage & Food: Asahi Kasei’s AWPTMplates

Tea bags were invented by mistake

Tetra Pak and Lactogal: Aseptic cartons with paper-based barrier

Tetra Pak announces collaboration

THIMM at the Dutch Craft Beer Conference 2024!

Thomas Modder new Sales Manager at Berentzen Group


Czech Republic: Draft beer prices rising in Prague

Czech Republic: Beer prices bubble up in 2023

The Czech Republic: brewery planning price hikes

UK: Asahi closing Meantime Brewery in Greenwich

UK: Expanding limit on ‘alcohol-free’ beer?

UK: Brits spend £2.4 billion on beer during tournament

UK: Heineken launches Birra Moretti with sea salt

UK: Heineken launches Spanish lager Cruzcampo

UK: Heineken UK launches Foster’s Proper Shandy

UK: Molson Coors to invest in Tadcaster brewery

UK: Alcohol-free beer price almost doubles

UK: Draymen strike could lead to beer shortage

UK: Value at rare whiskies at auctions falls

Ukraine: Carlsberg Ukraine reports UAH57 mln damage

Underberg Group sales slightly below previous year

Underberg Espresso Herbtini - Herbal Liqueur with Espresso

Hungary: Competition Authority fines Heineken


USA, AZ: Pinnacle Brewing should be open by April

USA, CA: 2nd Phase Brewing shuts down

USA, CA: DarkHeart Brewing closes on May 31

USA, CA: New Helvetia Brewing Company facing closure

USA, CA: Sale of Anchor Brewing Company starts

USA, CO: Envy Brewing preparing to close

USA, FL: Clearwater Brewing Company closes

USA, GA: AB InBev invests in Cartersville brewery

USA, ID: Idawild Brewing Company to shut down

USA, IL: Bearded Owl Brewing planning to close

USA, IL: Byers Brewing Co. planning to close

USA, IL: Chicago’s Metropolitan Brewing files for bankruptcy

USA, IL: Metropolitan Brewing LLC files for bankruptcy

USA, IN: Switchyard Pizza Kitchen and Brewing closed

USA, MA: Article Fifteen Brewing closing

USA, MD: Denizens Brewing Co. to close

USA, MD: Pariah Brewing shuts down

USA, ME: Foulmouthed Brewing to close

USA, ME: Gneiss Brewing Co. to shut its doors

USA, MI: Guardian Brewing Co. in Saugatuck to close

USA, MI: North Center Brewing Co. announces closure

USA, MI: Salty Pecker Brewing Co. closing

USA, NC: Atomic Clock Brewing opening in early 2024

USA, NC: Blue Blaze Brewing shutting down in March

USA, NC: Weathered Souls brewery closed

USA, NC: Catawba Brewing Co. closes Belmont

USA, NC: Two popular breweries in Raleigh are closing

USA, NJ: Hackensack brewery The Alementary to close

USA, NJ: Flying Fish Brewing files for bankruptcy

USA, NJ: Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing closing its doors

USA, NY: Market Street Brewing closes after 25 years

USA, NY: Water Street Brewing Co. closes

USA, OH: Holy Trinity Brewing Co. closes

USA, OR: Von Ebert Brewing closed in Portland

USA, PA: 633 Brewing to close Waynesboro brewery

USA, PA: Moss Mill Brewing to close on December 31st

USA, PA: Pittsburgh’s Necromancer Brewing closes

USA, TN: Common Law Brewing closes

USA, TX: 4J Brewing announces closure

USA, TX: Beerburg Brewing to close for good

USA, VA: Chaos Mountain Brewing closes

USA, VA: House 6 Brewing to stop production

USA, VA: The Craft of Brewing to close its doors

USA, WA: Darach Brewing closes on September 23rd

USA, WA: Penn Cove Brewing Company closes

USA, WA: Two Beers Brewing ceasing operations

USA, WI: Karben4 Brewing files for bankruptcy

USA: 40% of Bud Light drinkers willing to return

USA: AB InBev lays off workers in the US

USA: AB InBev signals new focus

USA: AB InBev to dispose of eight craft beer brands

USA: AB InBev ‘s US CMO stepping down

USA: Craft beer output being down in 2023

USA: Beer is Americans’ alcoholic beverage of choice

USA: Bud Light sales still down year over year

USA: Modelo surpasses Bud Light in US ranking

USA: Molson Coors loses bid for retrial

USA: January-September beer shipments decrease

UAE: First brewery to open in Abu Dhabi

Valensina: Fruit mix with the Smurfs

VDGE members with positive turnover development

Verallia plans to acquire the Italian Vidrala business

Association of Private Breweries: European Beer Star

Vetropack at BrauBeviale 2023

Vetropack Moravia celebrates 140 years

Vetropack Group closes production site in St-Prex

Vetropack Group: 0.33-litre returnable bottle for Austria

Vetropack Group: Consultation process on future of St-Prex

Vetropack: Fire at Kremsmünster plant

Vetropack: New furnace in the Czech Republic

Vetropack: Urs Kaufmann to step down at 2024 General Assembly

Vetropack: Board of Directors nominates Urs Ryffel

Vietnam & Thailand: $383 mln from Sabeco dividends

Vietnam: Brewer Sabeco appoints new general director

VILSA H2Obst "Apple-Quince-Lemon"

VILSA enlarges its management

Vilsa: Sustainable growth with new packaging solution

Volpak: Leading the Way in Sustainability

VPF: Wash-off adhesive 602 for glass and PET packaging

Warsteiner: Fresh design, same recipe - Oberbräu Hell

Weiherer beers win at the World Beer Award

Which wine is healthier - red wine or white wine?

World: Beam Suntory now Suntory Global Spirits

World: Diageo on the hunt for a new chairman

World: Diageo reportedly seeking beer portfolio sale

World: Heineken reappoints CEO Dolf van den Brink

Whisky fire in Cheapside Street

Winkels Group sales remain stable

Wodka Gorbatschow 50 % vol. is best in category

Haus Rabenhorst receives the 13th coveted DLG award