The South African brewery, Mitchells was the first brewer in 1983 to use PET bottles for its Forester's Draught and Bosun's Bitter. Since then world PET beer bottle consumption has grown steadily to reach $6 billion units in 2010.
Central and Eastern Europe remains the dominant market for beer in PET, although a growing events market and improved barriertechnologies offer niche growth potential in a market where glass is the preferred format for the large branded brewers. Market and growth forecast for PET beer bottles suggest relatively modest overall growth, although more buoyant growth is predicted for smaller serve bottles which take advantage of improved barrier technology. This white paper examines PET bottle production options for breweries and considers the advantages offered over operations which use glass.
Five reasons the beer in PET packaging market is worth watching are:
- Market Size & Growth
- Market Drivers & Trends
- Consumer Acceptance
- Technical Developments
Click the download button to receive the 5 Reasons to Watch Beer in the PET Market White Paper and learn more about the future use of PET packaging for major beer brands, segregated by geographical region and more.