As the Packaging Strategies ranking of the largest beverage packaging companies demonstrates, the big just keep getting bigger. Since its merger with SAB Miller in late 2016, Anheuser-Busch InBev has become the undisputed king of the beverage world, leading the list for the second year in a row.
The folding carton industry prides itself on steady growth and stable earnings, much of which is based on the fact that most paper-based packaging is used for consumer staples. Nearly 60 percent of all paperboard packaging is destined for food product segments.
Francis Ford Coppola Winery premieres two custom wines for the 2019 Oscars and Governors Ball, Final Cut - 91st Edition Rutherford 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon and Final Cut - 91st Edition Russian River Valley 2017 Chardonnay.
The market for organic, sustainable and biodynamic wines will continue to grow, according to the recent IWSR forecast. This is especially true in the U.S., where the number of wine bottles sold is predicated to increase 14 percent by 2022.
Slow-brew soda start-up Somersault spotted a need for a healthy option to appeal to consumers who want to drink less alcohol yet don’t want to increase their sugar consumption. Drinks design specialist Denomination was asked to create a brand and packaging design.
Active and intelligent packaging platforms serve different roles. Active packaging acts directly with the packaged product by interacting with it chemically or biologically. It has an effect on the product in the pack to extend shelf life, maintain quality and inhibit microbial or fungal growth, or it provides information about the condition of a product.
In the face of immense cost pressures and ever-increasing competition, packaging has become a key competitive differentiator and a focus area for CPG companies. A question that is often asked by category managers and procurement leaders is: “Is the business being correctly charged by the supplier?”
Silgan Vision has modified the 51R56 system’s software to increase its throughout speed from 800 bottles per minute to a maximum of 1,200 bottles per minute. The system has been used to inspect beverage, cleaning products and other household products bottles and caps.