aluminium beverage cans

Beer Industry Marks Beer Can Appreciation Day With Call For Aluminium Pricing Transparency

Beer Industry Marks Beer Can Appreciation Day With Call For Aluminium Pricing Transparency

American beer industry trade group The Beer Institute marked Beer Can Appreciation Day last week by calling attention to what it sees as a lack of transparency in the aluminium market. Accompanying the press release was a short video produced by the...

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Ball Corporation Introduces World’s First Aluminium Beverage Cup

Colorado’s Ball Corporation announced earlier this week a pilot program for testing and marketing single-use aluminium beverage cups, which the firm says is the first step in introducing infinitely recyclable aluminium as an alternative to plastic. Ball says the pilot program will introduce a limited supply of aluminium cups beginning next month and running through […]

Coca-Cola Will Soon Package Dasani In Aluminium Cans And Bottles

In an effort at increasing usage of recycled materials and reduction of plastic waste, Dasani brand drinking water will soon be available in aluminium cans and bottles. The Coca-Cola Company announced earlier this week that the United States’ top bottled water brand is joining in the company’s “World Without Waste” initiative, which is working toward […]

Ardagh Group And Exal Corp Form New Metal Packaging Joint Venture

Ireland’s metal and glass packaging supplier Ardagh Group announced yesterday the formation of Trivium Packaging, a new metal packaging joint venture with Ohio aluminium container producer Exal Corporation. Per Ardagh, Trivium will be a combination of its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with Exal, which is controlled by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. The […]

PepsiCo To Package Aquafina In Aluminium Beverage Cans

American multinational food and beverage company PepsiCo, Inc. announced last week a shake-up in packaging for several of its brands, including testing aluminium cans for its bottled water offering. PepsiCo will implement the change next year, with pilot testing of Aquafina in aluminium cans at domestic food service outlets, with limited retail testing to follow. […]

Three Out Of Four Aluminium Cans Recycled In The U.K. In 2018

Three out of four aluminium beverage cans in the United Kingdom find their way back into the aluminium value stream, marking an all-time high for aluminium beverage cans. Such was the message from the UK’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) earlier this week. According to Alupro, the UK’s 75-percent recycling rate is a significant improvement […]