As the leaves change colors and the sweaters are brought out from the back of the closets, similar familiar sights appear signifying the start to the holiday season. With this, seasonal flavors and treats are also abound to spread the cheer. The Super brand from KITU brings the spirit home with the launch of its seasonal... (more)
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This year’s K fair will be held from 16 to 23 October, and corvaglia will be making an appearance.
What highlights can visitors expect? corvaglia will be demonstrating innovative designs for closures that are attached to bottles (known as “tethered caps”), which conform to the requirements set down in EU Directive 2019/904 on the reduction of... (more)
Mascoma and Lallemand Brewing are pleased to announce the launch of the first dry bioengineered yeast for brewing. After years of research and testing, we are thrilled to make this yeast available to craft brewers willing to experiment and provide a combination of both efficiency and flavor to their brews. Lallemand Brewing is at the forefront of... (more)
CANPACK, part of the CANPACK Group and a leading manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans, continues its global expansion and is launching a new investment in the Czech Republic.
The company is investing in an aluminum beverage can factory in the town of Stříbřo – in the region of Pilsen, western Czech Republic – with a production line that will... (more)
ENGEL will be setting more smart-factory milestones at K 2019, from 16th to 23rd October. Designed to optimise the plasticising process, the intelligent assistance system iQ melt control will be celebrating its premiere at Düsseldorf in Germany.
Photo: iQ melt control is kind to both the material being processed and the mechanical components of... (more)
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The SIG WAY BEYOND GOOD FOUNDATION has launched its flagship Cartons for Good project in Bangladesh. Cartons for Good applies SIG’s technology to empower communities to reduce food loss, support farmers’ livelihoods and promote children’s nutrition and education. The project will provide healthy school meals for... (more)
UPM Raflatac's new paper label materials made with recycled content help brands go circular (Company news)
UPM Raflatac is introducing two new sustainable paper label materials with recycled content to the market. UPM Raflatac Recycled Coat PCR-FSC paper face and UPM Raflatac Honey Glassine PCR-FSC paper liner contribute to a circular economy and reduce the pressure on forests and the consumption of natural resources. These new label materials answer... (more)
Some contaminant yeasts make beer bottles and cans explode. Apart from being dangerous for consumers these 'diastatic' yeasts also cause loss of beer batches due to off-flavours, increased alcohol and over-carbonation in products. VTT scientists developed a genetic test for brewers to detect the strains that cause these problems.
The Finance Ministry plans to raise the excise tax rate on zero-alcohol beer, saying it would discourage people from starting to drink, the ThaiVisa News reported on September 12.
Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana said on September 11 that the Excise Department of the ministry would soon complete a study on raising tax on zero-alcohol beer... (more)
Dublin's pub culture may be world-famous, and a major draw for tourists, but among Irish people alcohol consumption has dropped 23% since 2001, Euronews reported on September 10.
That's according to Diageo, who say alcohol-free beer is now the fastest-growing product in the Irish drinks industry
Ireland's first alcohol-free bar – The Virgin... (more)