Posted: Sep 29, 2016

Waterloo container was a featured contributor to a recent article on beer bottle purchasing trends and value versus cans.

“We are not changing our forecasts for glass production or procurement because we are still seeing growth in glass containers in the beverage industry,” said Bobbi Stebbins, sales and marketing project leader, Waterloo Container. Stebbins relayed that there is definitely a noticeable increase in canning in their region, but this movement is not without its own obstacles.

“The high cost of equipment for canning is prohibitive for most startups and smaller craft breweries and cideries,” she noted. “Brewers generally start with kegs and move to bottles or cans only after size and finances allow."

To see entire article go to http://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/featured/craft-beer-bottles-purchasing-trends-and-value-versus-cans/