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Press Releases

July 2018 – Triple Threat: Cider, Craft Beer and Soft Drinks fuel canned beverage growth

July 2018 – Can Makers appoint new Chairman

December 2017 – Aluminium drinks cans are most recycled drinks container in the world

November 2017 – Cans make up over a quarter of craft beer sales in the UK in multiple grocers and off licenses

October 2017 – Indie Drinks Can Advice Service Launches

March 2017 – Can Creator launches label design option for craft drinks brands at SIBA BeerX

February 2017 – The Can Makers to sponsor first ‘Can Bar’ at BeerX 

November 2016 – 77 Per Cent of Young People Drink From Cans At Least Once a Week 

September 2016 – All Winning Brewers from Indie Beer Can Festival 2016 Commercially Canning Their Beer

February 2016 – 31 become 13: Indie Beer Can Festival finalists announced

January 2016 – Strong Canned Drinks Sales Reported Despite Small Dip in Can Market

October 2015 – Indie Beer Can Festival returns with competition to find the Nation’s best independent beer – in a can

September 2015 – Drinks can market bolstered by strong CSD performance in the first half of 2015

April 2015 – Can Advisory Site to Guide Independent Brewers in their Quest to Can

March 2015 – Martin Constable announced as Chairman of the Can Makers

Feb 2015 – Record Year as UK Drinks Can Market Grows to 9.8bn in 2014

Sept 2014 – Indie Beer Can Festival winners revealed

Aug 2014 – UK Drinks Can Market Exceeds 4.8bn in Strong First Half of 2014

April 2014 – Indie Beer Can Festival launches for independent British brewers

Feb 2014 – UK Drinks Can Market Tops 9.5bn for the First Time

Jan 2014 – New Chairman Appointed to the Can Makers

Sep 2013 – Can Makers launch CanCreator App

Aug 2013 – UK market results for the first half of 2013

Apr 2013 – ‘Can Heist’ steals the show as winner of national search for student film makers

Feb 2013 – Carbonated soft drink can market grows in 2012

Nov 2012 – Calling all Student Scorsese Wannabes

Sept 2012 – Drinks cans shipments increase by 2% in first half 2012

Aug 2012 – Every Can Counts and Can Makers help Weymouth and Portland boost on-street recycling

May 2012 – Consumers Choose Cans

Feb 2012 – Carbonated soft drink cans see market growth of 5.6% in 2011

Aug 2011 – Carbonated soft drink cans see strong market growth of 8% in first half 2011

May 2011 – Students take a fresh look at “recycling on the go”

Feb 2011 – Drinks cans deliver strong market growth in UK for 2010

Sept 2010 – Drinks cans deliver strong market growth for first half of 2010