Canned wine goes live
The contract wine packer has put more than over £2 million in the equipment, which makes 200ml and 250ml slimline cans. It wants to boost creation from 100 million litres in 2018 to between 300 – 400 million litres by mid-2020. The new line can fill around 17,000 cans per hour, the company said.
As per Euromonitor, canned wine utilization in Western Europe is growing at a pace of approx 6% year on year and has been tipped as a significant trend as customers progressively search for greener, increasingly reasonable packaging. UK retailers including Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and The Coop have just dipped their toes in the canned wine market, with providers including Accolade, prevalent Provence rosé Mirabeau and Off-Piste Wines additionally bouncing onto the growing trend.
Mark Satchwell, overseeing director of Greencroft Bottling said the organization was always putting resources into our equipment to promise it was offering the most ideal service to our customers and to guarantee it had the right technology set up to meet future market demands.
“The can is an organization consumers are as of now acquainted with, through soft drinks, beers and ciders, and right presently canned wine utilization is growing at a rate of around 6% year on year in Western Europe, so we were satisfied to collaborate with Ardagh to set up a dedicated wine canning line and be the first to accommodate this growing market.”