The annual growth of European beer packaging will be led by PET/PEN bottles, according to Schönwald Consulting. Through 2008, growth of beer in PET-based bottles is projected to reach 12% per year, to 70 million hectoliters by 2008.
During the same time period can use will increase 1.5% annually with glass gaining 0.9% annually. PET Bottles and Beer—The European market 2003/2004-2008 explores beer packaging and consumption per country share of packaged beer in the three container types the market factors for the future and trends. It’s available in hard copy for $3 and in a PDF format for $4. For more information contact Packaging Strategies at 800/524-7225 or visit www.packstrat.com.