Selling oxidized, stale beer is an easy way to lose customers. With the increasing level of competition for retail space, brewers need every advantage to keep their beer at its best.
Properly packaging your beer for market is critical to quality and consumer experience, and the first step is selecting and installing the equipment! Join moderator Alan Windhausen from Pikes Peak Brewing, plus speakers Brock Ashburn from Highland Brewing and Perry …Read More
As industry growth has slowed, can growth is now coming at the expense of bottles. Let's break down that shift in terms of drivers. Read More
It’s been about a year since I last looked at craft beer packaging. Since that point, a lot has changed. The biggest shift has been the continued increase in share by cans. Although bottles still remain the majority of packaging …Read More
Did you know containers like glass bottles and aluminum cans contribute to roughly 40% of the greenhouse gas emissions throughout the lifecycle of a packaged beer? And that the recycled content of our containers is typically less than half of …Read More
One of the most frequent data requests I’ve been getting recently relates to packaging. As with everything in craft, packaging is an area where change is the constant, so older analyses quickly go out of date. Packaging is also an area where …Read More
Given some recent changes in the canning market, I thought it would be helpful to outline the key facts/figures related to craft brewers and cans. For years, craft brewers relied heavily on two package formats, bottles and draught. However, over …Read More
Wired contributing editor and Slate and New York Times columnist Brendan Koerner moderates a debate between beer can and glass bottle suppliers as they discuss the benefits of each package type and are challenged on perceived drawbacks. Read More