New Zealand breweries are facing can and lid shortages in the run-up to the crucial holiday period as higher demand extends lead times.
With cans generating hype across the beer world, why are a surprising number of Kiwi breweries still committed to glass? Michael Donaldson investigates.
Beer cans were still a novel thing in craft beer circles when Brews News first published this history of beer in cans way back in 2010. Today’s GABS beer can design awards show how much has changed.
Getting sustainability right is difficult. Stone & Wood’s James Perrin and Envirobank’s Chris Chamberlain discuss the issues with recycling, including the ongoing battle over cans vs bottles.
The industry needs to work together to reach sustainability goals says Stone & Wood sustainability manager James Perrin, discussing the relative merits of bottles vs cans at this year’s BrewCon.
IPA-only brewery Fixation Brewing is transitioning to cans from bottles in a move towards “quality and convenience”.
Little Creatures has put its flagship beer into cans and set sail into a new port as the Fremantle-raised brewery continues its international expansion.
ASX-listed brewery Gage Roads has announced that it is raising up to $8 million to significantly upgrade its canning and bottling capacity.
After four years Western Australia’s gold-medal-winning Innate Brewers has finally got a promotional poster into the wider community.
Sydney’s Modus Operandi Brewing Co is mixing things up, bringing a new look and flavour to its core range.