Increased SKU counts, tight warehouse and in-store spaces, and delivery personnel who manage heavy cases and kegs are driving innovation of new mobile carts and hand trucks that are designed to improve ergonomics and enable warehouse workers to safely and efficiently stack, retrieve and deliver products.
In an age where sustainability, recyclability and reusability are not just buzzwords to protect the earth, beverage manufacturers are “reading the signs” and stepping up their actions when it comes to reusing materials and reducing packaging waste.
Keg technology allows more flexibility and less waste
July 17, 2019
The company’s GITEC division’s new PureDraught uses a custom-molded, double-walled, bottle-in-bottle polymer keg that allows air or gas to be fed into the outer bottle, which keeps its shape and pushes the beer out of the inner bottle.
Automated storage and retrieval systems can provide 50 percent more space
February 14, 2019
To keep up with burgeoning stock, warehouse experts are “looking up” and strategizing storage solutions that deal with decreased high-moving SKUs and the challenges of “long tail” slow-moving products.
For beverage-makers, the quality and safety of their products are among the top priorities for their brands. When those aspects are threatened, locating and removing tainted products is one of the first steps executed.
Brands join Heineken Lager, Newcastle Brown Ale in availability
April 6, 2016
White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA announced that Heineken Light and Strongbow Gold Apple Hard Cider now are available on the BrewLock keg system. BrewLock, the company’s on-premise draft technology, was developed by Heineken as a means to consistently provide a freshly brewed beer taste in an easy-to-install format, without compromising the quality that consumers demand, the company says.
Beverage Industry’s October issue spotlights leaders throughout the beverage market and how they are steering their company’s throughout the pandemic. Also in this issue is an update on the bottled water market and it continues to post strong volume gains, how natural and organic retailers are combating broader competition, the ingredient solutions available for next-generation performance beverages, and much more!