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Carlsberg hoping lemon beer will be a hit

31 Mar 2014

Carlsberg Citrus

Carlsberg is launching a new type of beer called Carlsberg Citrus which not surprisingly is lemon flavoured beer.

Design of the materials to go with it has been the work of agency JWT.  It will be available in a 0.5 litre bottle, no rx thumb 0.5 litre can and a four pack of four [...]

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Beer production increases in Poland

26 Mar 2014

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Beer production increased in February in Poland by nearly five percent when compared to February 2013.
Production last year increased slightly although sales fell by two percent.  Beer sales are very much dependent on the weather and sports events and 2012 offered Euro 2012 held in Poland as well as the Olympics.  This year should see [...]

Analysis

Beverage packages: uniqueness counts

25 Mar 2014

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?Less is more? is the consumer?s motto when it comes to beverages: less additives and preservatives and zero sugar. With packages the opposite is true, illness for they have to be individually designed, recipe promise product quality and possibly offer extra utility as well. Such consumer behaviour is not exactly kind to the [...]

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PET plant opens near Moscow

28 Jan 2014

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Petainer has opened a new site in Russia producing recyclable PET beer kegs and water cooler bottles for the local market.
The factory, prostate which is located 40 miles from Moscow in Klin, is equipped with a blowing machine capable of manufacturing 700 kegs per hour, up to a maximum keg size of 50kg.
The facility [...]

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Polish bishops call for ban on alcohol advertising

22 Jul 2013

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Bishops in Poland are calling for a complete ban on alcohol advertising, sickness an increase in prices and limiting the amount of stores that can sell alcohol.  They are backed by a state funded anti alcohol agency as well as certain politicians.  Ignoring the fact that much alcoholism comes from home made brews, the [...]

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Bleak outlook for drinks industry

1 Jul 2013

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Canadean?s Quarterly Beverage Tracker published recently reveals a European drinks industry struggling against a bleak economic outlook.  The first quarter of 2013 saw little respite from the challenges of last year for the European beverage industry. Increasingly tough austerity measures, clinic price hikes and soaring unemployment rates all continued to take their toll on [...]

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