We recently spoke to Duncan O’Brien, Founder of Dalston’s Cola about their success in canning their craft soda. Here’s what he had to say: Tell us about Dalston’s, yourselves and your ethos? We think it’s the perfect time to offer craft … Continue reading

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by Jane Peyton, award-winning writer, drinks educator and beer sommelier. When people ask what I do as a job and I respond that I am a drinks educator the response is always laughter.  Then when I explain that I am … Continue reading

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On Friday 2nd June, Will Calvert, Co-founder and Director of Windsor & Eton Brewery and Jill Coomber, representing The Can Makers, were invited to speak at the Metal Packaging Europe’s very first Annual General Meeting held in Lisbon, Portugal. They … Continue reading

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As we move towards Brexit, it has been argued that there has never been a better time for British businesses to explore new markets and export their products. Brand Britain is currently worth almost £1.5 trillion, with the UK shipping … Continue reading

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Nielsen data shows some interesting trends in the soft drinks and beer sectors for 2016. For the first time in the soft drinks market, sales of plain water have overtaken cola, with growth of 10% in volume. Flavoured water also … Continue reading

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The past 80 years has seen a rapid evolution of the beverage can. The continuous innovation displayed by the can making industry is indicative of its forward-thinking culture, continually looking to modernise and invigorate the beverage market. Here, we explore … Continue reading

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The Can Makers, the trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK, has launched an enhanced version of its popular Can Creator (www.cancreator.com) app for craft drink brands.  For the first time, drink brands and designers wanting to visualise … Continue reading

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The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing manufacturers of beverage cans in the UK, will sponsor the first ever Can Bar to appear at SIBA BeerX, 16-19 March 2017. The Can Bar will be based in the “Festival of … Continue reading

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Top tips for getting into canning

Ever considered producing your beverage in a can? If not, why not? These days it is easier and more cost-effective than ever for you to put your brew in a canned format. The can is brimming with benefits for you … Continue reading

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The Can Makers – A Year in News

2016 has been an eventful year for us, with this year’s Indie Beer Can Festival, the release of the GfK consumer research and the growth of our Indie Beer Can Advice website. Here’s our rundown of 2016: We kicked off … Continue reading

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