Danish brewery group Carlsberg has presented two types of paper bottles, which were developed by the Paper Bottle Company (Paboco). That joint venture's objective is to develop a fully recyclable paper bottle.
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Unilever, Carlsberg and Arla Foods are going to change the use-by dates on some of their products. The well-known 'best before' message will be extended with the text 'often good after', as a result of manufacturers wanting to prevent consumers from systematically disposing of perfectly edible products.
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Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo has come up with a simple way to keep cans together without using packaging material: they are fitted with screw threads.
The Carlsberg group is doing well everywhere, except in the United Kingdom: the Danish brewery has now started a remarkable advertising campaign to win back the British consumer.
Danish brewery group Carlsberg has published some strong financial results, with an organic turnover increase of 6.5 % and a 9 % net profit growth as the (more expensive) craft beers were its fastest growing branch.
2018's hot summer has boosted sales for brewers around the world. Heineken and Carlsberg are toasting their excellent results, while AB InBev is dealing with a South American hangover.
In the first half of the year, Danish beer brewer Carlsberg saw its turnover grow 2 % to 31.8 billion krona (4.3 billion euro). The improves sales for its more expensive beers, like Belgian Grimbergen, contributed to this turnover increase.
Danish brewer Carlsberg's turnover dropped nearly 4 % in the first six months of 2016, down to 31.243 billion krona (4.2 billion euro). Nevertheless, net profit grew 25 %.
Danish brewer Carlsberg has appointed Dutch Michiel J. Herkemij as its new Senior Vice President for Western Europe. He will succeed Jorn Tolstrup Rohde, who will leave the company on 1 April.
The world's third and fourth largest brewers in the world, Heineken and Carlsberg, forecast a higher profit in 2016 thanks to increased Vietnamese and Southeast Asian demand.