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US Demand for Beverage Containers to Reach 265 Billion Units in 2017

29 Sep 2013


US demand for beverage containers is expected to increase 1.7 percent annually through 2017 to 265 billion units, pharmacy valued at $29.1 billion.  Unit gains will be driven by ongoing consumer preference for single-serving containers in many markets, viagra sale increasing interest in alternatives to carbonated soft drinks, try and a proliferation [...]

Food and beverage

Russia to crack down on high calorie food

10 Jan 2013

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The Russian health ministry is planing to take steps to combat what it sees as unhealthy food.  This will include fast food networks as well as products such as chocolate, prostate fizzy drinks and crisps.  Plans were revealed at the end of December which would reduce the amount of advertising allowed for these products [...]


Coca Cola releases sustainability report

11 Nov 2012

coca cola Serbia

Coca-Cola has issued a sustainability report in which it claims that since the beginning of the century it has reduced the amount of calories per serving by nine percent annually whilst backing sports events (such as the recent Euro 2012 held in Poland and the Ukraine), made significant charity donations, aims to be water neutral [...]


Record year for beer sales in Poland

31 Oct 2012


As forecast earlier this year, try Poland could now be heading towards a record year for beer sales.  Even if the final two months end up in being a total beer disaster, ampoule sales could still hit 37m hectolitres.
Of course this year has been an exception.  By the third week of April we [...]

News from Events

Food to go trade show to be held in London next week

13 Sep 2012

Now in its fifth year and featuring 236 exhibitors, the trade fair lunch! aims to give a preview of new food-to-go launches before they reach retailers’ shelves. 
The following is just a taste of what’s on show from ‘food’ exhibitors at next week’s lunch! trade show, on 20-21 September at the Business Design Centre in Islington, [...]

Industry Awards

Prizes given for POS solutions

12 Jul 2012

STI POPAI D-A-CH Gala 2012

STI won six awards at the POPAI (Point of Purchase Advertising International) association awards for the best POS solutions in the German-speaking region : two golds, three silver and one bronze.
Norman Thom, Managing Director of POS Solutions said  “As a partner of the branded goods industry and trade, our goal is to enhance the product [...]