Cascade Brewery will no longer use plastic shrink wrap packaging on its bottles, with all bottles leaving the brewery in new cardboard packs.
Plastic and paper labels have been a point of contention with brewers forced to choose between utility and sustainability, so we spoke to Lion, Rallings and East Coast Canning about the issues.
This case study explores how Fibre King helped Your Mates Brewing remove its packaging bottleneck and gear up to meet demand.
Following several years of toll packing, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks deliberately opted for a canning line of their own.
Packaging technician Mitch Gibson has launched his own business after COVID-19 opened up an opportunity to support brewers with European equipment.
ABAC have received more packaging complaints in the last quarter than are usually received in a year according to its latest report, which also highlighted an increase in demand for its pre-vetting service.
CUB announces Australia’s “most refreshing and uncomplicated beer” Carlton Dry, is becoming even more straight-forward.
While those that are all about what’s inside the bottle might want to sneer at things like packaging awards being included in beer awards, packaging is only going to become more and more important to sales as our bottleshop shelves become more and more crowded. This will be especially true for brewers seeking to break… Read more →
Beer, traditionally packaged in brown bottles, is increasingly being sold in green and even clear glass because beer marketers discovered that beer in this colour glass is more attractive to consumers. What’s best for beer? Chris Bible finds that the answer definitely isn’t clear…
The phrase ‘beer is the new wine’ is often heard as the craft beer trend gathers pace, but if one industrial designer has his way beer could soon become the old wine being sold in cardboard four-litre casks. Australian industrial designer Tom Hussey has designed a four-litre cardboard ‘keg’ that looks remarkably like an old… Read more →