Cans and Tetra-Paks Growth Outpaces Bottles and Bags

The generational shift in demographics along with cultural changes are revealing themselves in how people enjoy their alcoholic pleasures – latest Nielsen data shows that ready-to-drinks along with convenient single-serves are winning customers in increasing numbers. Note, “And while spirit- and wine-based ready to drink cocktail sales aren’t skyrocketing the way malt-based cocktail sales are, […]

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The Rise of Keg and Can

The rising popularity of both keg and aluminum can does not surprise me. Both have big advantages in packaging that have more green footprints for the environment and convenience for buyers. Kegs provide volume and consistency for wine on tap, reuse of the container, and cost savings (albeit modest to be honest). Aluminum cans provide […]

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Cupcake Vineyards Introduces Wines in Cans at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Aluminum containers are rapidly becoming accepted and mainstream by both consumers and producers. The logic is compelling: aluminum cans are a well-known, tried-and-true form-factor for consumers, are more lightweight than glass, don’t shatter into dangerous pieces, and chill rapidly. While can sizes must adhere to TTB regulations, hopefully finding that sweet spot will create some […]

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Convenience Comes In A Can

There are two industries that thrive only when they can realize cost savings by providing more convenience to customers: the airline and cruise line industries. Reducing weight, maximizing storage, and providing luxury amenities all benefit their bottom lines. Which makes it a mystery all the more that the air and cruise line industries don’t demand […]

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