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Ethiopia: Self-sufficiency in malting barley

3 billionth SIG aseptic carton pack with no aluminum layer

Decline in sales at mineral springs due to weather & inflation

ACE: New Director for Italian Market


Agrana grows profit in first six months

Ahlstrom: Compostable lid for single-serve coffee capsules

Alfa Laval: New streamlined valves

Alcohol in the blood increases chance of survival

Alcoholic beverages do not warm up

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: PET recycling plant in South Africa

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

Anton Paar: Two New Beer Analysis Systems

Anuga FoodTec KHS systems for efficiency and safety

Anuga FoodTec 2024: Think tank for beverage production

Workers flush whisky into the sewers

Ardagh Glass Packaging-Poland wins Global Kaizen Award

Ardagh Glass Packaging: New Boston Round beverage bottles

Ardagh: Weißenthurm with aluminium beverage cans

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

Live a balanced life: Mineral water is part of it

Award-winning vegetable juices from Rabenhorst

Australia: Australia’s beer prices set to soar

Australia: CEO of Asahi Beverages to step down

Australia: Diageo Australia with new managing director

Australia: Lion to close Two Birds Brewing

Australia: Barley varieties list released

Extension of the mandatory deposit from 1 January 2024

Award Spotlight: Absolut vodka

AxFlow distributes Lowara, Wedeco Flygt

Bears break into cabin and drink 100 cans of beer

Bacardi acquires ILEGAL Mezcal

Back to the roots - with Root Beer

Mangaroca Batida and Barceló at Bar Convent Berlin 2023

Barceló Imperial Porto Cask: Creation for the senses

BCB shows Diversity of the Bar Industry

Beam Suntory Announces CEO Transition

Beer Institute Launches

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

Belgium: Major strike stops AB InBev breweries

Belgium: Kestemont in High Council for Artisanal Lambic Beers

Berentzen-Gruppe publishes operating results

Berentzen-Gruppe: Half-Yearly Financial Report 2023

Berentzen Group with another EcoVadis gold medal

Berentzen Group launches Berentzen Smoothie Shots

Berentzen Group launches Pushkin Ice Mint

Berentzen Group announces new Group strategy

Berentzen Group: Seal of quality for family-friendliness

Berentzen-Gruppe: Preliminary business results:

Berentzen: Award for Pabst & Richarz

Berentzen: Mio Mio Grandma Marta delights viewers

Berliner Luft Day & Night - double tastes better!

Berliner Weisse with fruit cocktail

You can actually drink BeTon

Better Juice partners with Ingredion

BGH: Deposit amount must be indicated separately

Beer sales decline again in Germany in 2023

BIONADE makes you want a new one

Bissinger Auerquelle wins FRUCADE Quality Award 2022

Bitburger Brewery Group: Positive results with sales up 6.4 %

Bluhm Systeme at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg

Bock beer - German strong beers with long shelf life

Bolivia: Beer industry facing brewing concerns

Boston Beer Names Diego Reynoso CFO

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 2023 with strong programme

BrauBeviale increases industry optimisation potential

Brewery C. & A. Veltins satisfied with half-year results

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

Brown‐Forman Announces Sale of Finlandia Vodka

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

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

CGS ORIS launches Real Substrate Proof

CHANTRÉ with a new look from March

China: Budweiser launches organic beer

Chinese Tsingtao beer with "special addition"

Chopin Vodka comes to Germany

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 strengthens reusable glass bottles for the retail trade

Coca-Cola: Returnable PET line in Bad Neuenahr back

Coca-Cola's 'insulting' marketing campaign

Cola-Mentos Fountain

Crown plans to take over Helvetia Packaging

Döhler Group Acquires Boon Flavors in Thailand

Hops and malt are lost

But that's a juice shop!

That knocks the bottom out of the barrel!

De Kuyper Royal Distillers: CEO Mark de Witte retires

The new FLENS Whisky is here - "Pellworm" Edition

The Pharisee - Cult Drink from North Friesland

The price is hot, the drink is cold

The winter hit - Kleiner Feigling COOKIE VANILLA

Deutscher Brauer-Bund: Breweries under pressure

Germany: Production of alcohol-free beer doubles

Diageo strengthens leadership in North America


DIAGEO: The new Gordon's Pink 0.0%

Diageo: New! Baileys apple strudel

The first beer can came onto the market in 1935

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 Mike Eberle leaves Rotkäppchen-Mumm

Dresden Packaging Conference 2023 with record attendance

Dresden Packaging Conference 2023

drinktec and BrauBeviale join forces

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

EiszeitQuell expands Feine Limo range

Elopak to build a new production plant in the USA

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 BORCO "World of Whisk(e)y" Festival

Here we go! BrauBeviale 2023 is about to start

EU glass collection rate at 80.1%

Europe: Heineken appoints new President Europe

EXBERRY® by GNT at Fi India 2023

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

Fläminger Jagd with a clever cashback campaign

Bottle labels: How important are they?

France: Cereal sowing makes little progress

Freixenet X Schweppes with aperitif

Freudenberg: Clean all around

Fruit mulled wine with strong growth

Gaensefurther with a new brand identity

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

Used PET Bottles: Weak Sales and High Stocks

GEMÜ honoured as "Global Market Leader"

GEMÜ: new logo

Gerolsteiner Cola range complements longneck range

Gerolsteiner Tea White Tea Pomegranate

Gerolsteiner: "Gerosaurs" make children want to drink water

Gerolsteiner: Fresh look - eye-catcher at the POS

Beverage vending machines can be life-threatening

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!

Greiner Packaging: PET tray-to-tray

Greiner Packaging: Two WorldStar awards received

Greiner: Future lies in the circular economy

UK: New winter barley variety Caravelle

Half of Germans reach for zero and light products

Haus Rabenhorst wins 18 gold awards

Henkell Freixenet distribution partner for Zamora spirits

HERMA: How PET recycling can be done even better

HERMA: Economical wash-off

Hero Benelux launches its juice products in carton packs

Humboldt Guarana Vodka at Bar Convent Berlin

India: Bira 91 reveals plans for premium Indian beer

India: United Breweries with Heineken Silver Draught beer

India: United Spirits closes plant in Uttar Pradesh

India: Vivek Gupta is CEO of United Breweries

Indonesia: PT Multi Bintang to produce Tiger Beer

Innova returns to Bangkok for Fi Asia 2023

Intermarché pioneering tethered SIG SwiftCap Linked

Ireland: Alcohol-free Guinness on draught

Ireland: Diageo invests into Guinness brewery

Ireland: Diageo warns further delays

Ireland: Heineken axes Island’s Edge stout

Italy: Birra Castello finalizes sale of San Giorgio

Jägermeister presents “9556 Nights of Exploration”

Jörg Biebernick appointed new Paulaner CEO

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: 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

Coffee as punishment - The coffee experiment

Coffee like in Italy - while standing at the bar

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

Canada, BC: Andina Brewing Company closed

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

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

Karl Knauer with a new management team

Karlsberg specialities in new design and new bottle

Katlenburger Momentivo Bitter-Orange Spritz

Katlenburger: AI-generated 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 exhibits cutting-edge filling equipment

KHS: One-stop-shop filter cellar

KHS: Sustainable production thanks to efficient filling technology

KHS: New sustainability report

KHS: Oxygen pickup in beer filling

KHS: Tobias Wetzel new managerial head of Sales

Kirsch Import starts distribution in Austria

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

Kristof Schimmele new MD Sales at Brauerei Gebr. Maisel

Krombacher Group delivers stable result

Klotzki's KTT centrifugal dryer at BrauBeviale

Steam and heat solutions from Bosch

Lübzer cans with summery design

Lübzer focuses on Nordic-mild pale beer

Labelexpo Global Series announces new Managing Director

Lammsbräu publishes Environmental Report

Lammsbräu: German railway relies on Lammsbräu beer

LANXESS increases prices

Lecta at Labelexpo 2023

LEONHARD KURZ at Labelexpo Europe 2023

Lipton Ice Tea expands range into multipack cans

Lochlea Harvest Edition with high Port Cask content

London Beer Flood

Lumumba or Dead Aunt

Luxembourg: Non-alcoholic beer becoming more popular

Malfy launches first limited edition in Germany

Mangaroca Batida Piña Colada Kiss - Limited edition


Morocco: Government looking to increase taxes

Mineral springs ask for quick return of empties

Support the immune system with Rabenhorst direct juices

Mohrenbräu celebrates Brewing New Year's Eve

Mohren Brewery sets course for the future

Mohrenbrauerei: Highest quality with hop yard

Mohrenbrauerei: Limited beer speciality for Bregenz Festival

Mondi: Packaging solution for Coca-Cola HBC Austria

MONVIN – Premium wines in modern kegs

Mozambique: Majority of Mozambicans prefer beer

Mupy chooses SIG to achieve growth target

SIG: Award for SIG Terra Alu-free Full barrier

Parade Label Pro WS wet-glue label paper from Sappi

New from February: Rotkäppchen Fruchtsecco Maracuja

New from March: Gerolsteiner Ursprung

New and limited: Störtebeker Frühlings-Bock

NEW: Rabenhorst For the immune system

New marketing leadership for Haus Rabenhorst

New look for Stuttgarter Hofbräu beers

New Managing Director at Forum Getränkedose

New look for Wodka Gorbatschow

New product "Lilac Berry" from beckers bester GmbH

New Zealand: Largest hop growers have some tricks

Netherlands: Heineken to take full ownership

Nigeria: Nigerian Breweries announces price hikes

Nippon Paper: Liquid-Packaging Carton Price Revision

Oenophobia - the fear of wine

OeTTINGER takes over protein beer producer JoyBräu

OeTTINGER realigns its strategy

Paderborner Hell - new on the market

Pepsi A.M. - Cola for breakfast

Pepsi Cola in exchange for warships

Pepsi MAX adds refreshing mango flavour

PEPSI® Pineapple Launches at Little Caesars®

Pernod Ricard's New Aperitivo Savoia Americano Rosso

Pernod Ricard: Holger Möller becomes Sales Director

The Deacon enters Germany's scotch market

Phraya Rum from Thailand

Pouring one out - what does this ritual mean?

PrintCity: Co-branding at IST UV Days

Privatbrauerei Waldhaus: Federal Award of Honour

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

Numerous Rabenhorst premium juices contain beetroot

Radeberger Exportbierbrauerei with IHK certificate of honour

Recycling record for PET to PET in H1/2023

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

Romania: HEINEKEN Romania with new Managing Director

Romania: Ursus Breweries invests

Russia: Baltika asks for trademark protection abroad

South Africa: South African Breweries completes plant upgrades

South Korea & China: Korea’s beer imports plunge

South Korea: HiteJinro’s new beer Kelly a great success

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

Sappi and ACTEGA with high-impact labels

Schäfer: Worldwide clean drinking water

Schäfer: Trend-setting ReFuels

Ship christening with champagne for always good sailing!

Schlitzer Mild Apricot: Fruitiness and balance

Sweden: Carlsberg Sweden’s new investment

Sparkling wine bottles may be sold without capsules in future

Shetland pony drinks beer in pub

Sidel unveils ultra-efficient 100% rPET bottle

Sierra Madre distributes Ron Millonario

SIG appoints Ann-Kristin Erkens as CFO

SIG celebrates 170 years

SIG Foundation wins SAVE FOOD award

SIG wins the 4evergreen award

SIG Group: Strong revenue and margin expansion

SIG launches on-the-go carton bottle SIG DomeMini

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: Packaging Development Center Europe

SIG: Long-life probiotic yogurt in aseptic packaging

SIG’s path to Net-Zero approved by SBTi

Zimbabwe: Delta Beverages invests in expansion

SLYRS: German Whisky of the Year 2023

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 in a new look

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

Positive feedback at BrauBeviale 2023

Stephan Karl new chairman of the FKN

STOCK SPIRITS GROUP strengthens its focus on Hamburg

Stora Enso: recycling hubs for beverage cartons

SUCOs: Expanding the management team

Switchel - Summer drink for thirsty farmers

Tea bags were invented by mistake

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

Tetra Pak announces collaboration

Thailand: Energy drinks billionaire wants to brew beer

THIMM at the Dutch Craft Beer Conference 2024!

Thomas Modder new Sales Manager at Berentzen Group

Deep red & bittersweet: Bonjour Pampelle!


Czech Republic: Draft beer prices rising in Prague

Czech Republic: Beer prices bubble up in 2023

The Czech Republic: brewery planning price hikes

TURMGEIST - fruit liqueur

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

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: 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


UPM Raflatac at Labelexpo Europe 2023

USA, AL: Bowler Hat Brewery closing permanently

USA, AZ: Pinnacle Brewing should be open by April

USA, CA: Anchor Brewing Co. shuts down after 127 years

USA, CA: New Helvetia Brewing Company facing closure

USA, CA: Sale of Anchor Brewing Company starts

USA, CO: Envy Brewing preparing to close

USA, CT: Taxes on beer going down in Connecticut

USA, FL: Clearwater Brewing Company closes

USA, FL: Tabula Rasa Brewing shutting its taps

USA, GA: AB InBev invests in Cartersville brewery

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, KS: Friction Beer Co. soon in Shawnee

USA, MA: Article Fifteen Brewing closing

USA, MA: Turtle Swamp Brewing closing down

USA, MD: Denizens Brewing Co. to close

USA, ME: Black Bear Brewery to close Bangor location

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

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: Catawba Brewing Co. closes Belmont

USA, ND: Rhombus Guys Brewing Company to cease brewing

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: Grains of Wrath Brewing closing

USA, OR: Hammer & Stitch Brewing is for sale

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, TN: New brewery in the works for Loudon

USA, TX: 4J Brewing announces closure

USA, TX: Beerburg Brewing to close for good

USA, TX: Black Page Brewing Co. closed

USA, TX: Cowtown Brewing Co. closes Southlake

USA, TX: Thirsty Pups Brewery to open in 2023

USA, UT: Shades Brewing set to open in fall

USA, VA: Chaos Mountain Brewing closes

USA, VA: House 6 Brewing to stop production

USA, VA: O’Connor Brewing closing Norfolk location

USA, WA: Darach Brewing closes on September 23rd

USA, WA: Downtown Olympia’s Fish Tale Brew Pub to close

USA, WA: Penn Cove Brewing Company closes

USA, WA: Two Beers Brewing ceasing operations

USA: 40% of Bud Light drinkers willing to return

USA: AB InBev to lay off hundreds of staff

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: Anheuser-Busch to support LGBTQ community

USA: Craft beer output being down in 2023

USA: Beer is Americans’ alcoholic beverage of choice

USA: Bud Light falls to the fourth place

USA: Bud Light sales still down year over year

USA: Bud Light sales showing no rebounding

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

VdF publishes orchard fruit harvest estimate 2023

VdF: Orange juice situation worsens

VDGE members with positive turnover development

VDM: Top quality rating for mineral water

Management changes at Pernod Ricard Germany

Verallia announces two new furnaces in Europe

Verallia launches reusable pool for wine bottles

Association of Private Breweries: European Beer Star

Packaging specialist ALPLA launches ALPLArecycling

Vetropack at BrauBeviale 2023

Vetropack Moravia celebrates 140 years

Vetropack Group: 0.33-litre returnable bottle for Austria

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

Weiherer beers win at the World Beer Award

Wine and aperitif on place 2 and 3 of summer drinks hits

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