US demand for plastic containers is expected to grow 4.6 per cent
annually through 2010 to be worth about $24 billion, held up in
part by the current popularity of smaller-sized beverage bottles,
according to a forecast report.
Cheaper processing methods could be on the way for makers of
decaffeinated coffee as scientists in Brazil identify naturally
growing caffeine-free coffee plants. As the global coffee market
remains dogged by rock bottom prices through...
Roasted ground coffee is still by far the biggest category in the
German coffee market, but sales dropped by 2 per cent last year as
consumers switched to more exciting variants such as Cappuccino and
Espresso, writes Chris Jones.
Ball Packaging Europe has developed a new deposit-free beverage can
for the ready-to-drink coffee drinks market. The new coffee cans
are made of 100 per cent recyclable steel, and are being
distributed by convenience stores. Customers...
German beverage filling firm KHS has acquired the beverage filling
technology of Hamburg-based company alfill. The move reinforces
KHS's position as a leading beverage technology company within
Europe's ever-growing PET...
KHS has launched its second generation of advanced KHS ACF plant
technology designed to fill non-returnable PET bottles. The first
ACF line is about to installed at Eckes, one of Europe's leading
fruit juice, nectar and fruit...
Although nearly two thirds of the world's beer continues to be
distributed in refillable glass bottles, the real dynamism in the
drinks packaging market as a whole is coming from PET, claims a new
report from beverage analysts...
Innovation in the form of eye-catching design and unusual packaging
materials have produced a host of imaginative launches for the
global food and beverage industry recently, a sample of which are
included in this report from the...
Consumers in the UK still like to start their day with breakfast,
even if it is just a cup of tea or coffee. A new survey shows that
most people also like to take time over their breakfast, and that
just a fraction have opted for...
US-based International Dispensing Corporation has announced that
Wegman's Food Markets of New York has introduced its latest
packaging line, a disposable Beverage Carafe designed to safely
carry 96-ounces of hot brewed coffee.