Around the Bend Beer Co.’s Puffing Billy American brown ale launched in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles for the first time. Named after a legendary steam locomotive, Puffing Billy presents a label that fits into the Chicago-based startup brewery’s existing profile with an imaginative steampunk-inspired design, the company says.
Real-sugar version of soft drink debuts in bottles
June 15, 2016
In celebration of its 100th birthday, the Southern soda brand Grapico announced the launch of a new campaign, vintage-inspired packaging and a real-sugar version, which will be available in glass bottles.
To celebrate the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka released two commemorative, limited-edition bottles. Fuzzy’s first is a 750-ml commemorative glass bottle that pays homage to the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and past Indianapolis 500 winners.
When Madonna sang, “You know that we are living in a material world, and I am material girl,” the American singer could not have foreseen that her “Material Girl” song would eventually characterize her in the mainstream media. Although Madonna was not singing about glass, aluminum or plastic, these primary packaging materials, like the 1984 pop hit, have become classics.
Founded in the 15th century, Hacker-Pschorr recently received a 21st century face-lift with a modern packaging redesign in the United States, the company says. The redesign was aimed to enhance the packaging’s quality and appearance and affected the brand’s entire line of packaging, including bottle labels and cases.
Limited-edition packaging design featured as part of It's Mine program
March 15, 2016
For the first time, Diet Coke released millions of unique package designs with the launch of the Diet Coke It’s Mine program. The innovative initiative, a continuation of the brand’s Get A Taste campaign, launched Feb. 1.
The June 2016 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Kalil Bottling, as well as articles about premium and specialty teas, the Top 100 Beverage Companies of 2015, and Alacran Tequila. Check it out today!