Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to launch its sparkling fruit juice Appletiser in Spain

SOUTH AFRICA - Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has announced that it is set to launch South Africa’s sparkling fruit juice Appletiser in the European market starting with Spain, with later introductions in Western Europe and the Americas. Appletiser is a home-grown apple juice brand acquired by The Coca-Cola Company two years ago and has seen successful…

United Caps acquires closure manufacturer Embalatap to expand portfolio

SPAIN - United Caps Luxembourg S.A., designer and producer of plastic caps and closures has acquired the Spanish manufacturer of closures, Embalatap for an undisclosed sum. United Caps said the acquisition expands its product portfolio especially the edible oil category since it relates to closures used in the Southern European market. The acquisition will not…

Mahou San Miguel invests US$13.67m in the creation of Spain’s first Brewhub

SPAIN - Mahou San Miguel, a leader in the Spanish beer industry, has invested US$13.67 million in the creation of the first Brewhub in Spain, a collaborative space where different craft breweries will be able to share ideas and develop their beers, mainly for sale in the European market. According to the company, this consolidates…

Crown Holdings to build new Spain plant as demand rises

SPAIN – Crown Holdings, a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world, plans on building a new plant in Valencia to meet rising aluminium cans demand. The packaging manufacturer which currently operates two steel beverages can plants in Spain, Agoncillo and Seville has announced it will build a new plant…