Advertise with

Europe’s glass production volumes on the up in 2011
Europe’s glass production volumes on the up in 2011

Europe’s glass production volumes on the up in 2011

FMCG SUPPLIER NEWS - Dec 8th 2011, 09:03

European glass packaging production volumes have grown by 4.7% in the first half of 2011, according to figures from the European Container Glass Federation (Feve). 

In the first six months of the year, Europe produced 10.6 Mtonnes of glass compared to 10.2 Mtonnes in the same period last year.

France was up 7.2% in production volumes with Germany up 7.1%, Italy up 6.4% and Turkey up 15%. According to Feve, the results signal a “recovered confidence from customers and consumers”.

Feve president Niall Wall said: “Glass packaging remains one of the reference materials for brands and retailers to deliver high quality food and drinks to both domestic and export markets because glass brings great added value while remaining at a competitive price.

“Such signals reinforce our confidence in the fact that consumers simply trust glass because of its environmental, health and taste preservation qualities.” 

Related News

Amazon's phenomenal brand value growth
24/06/2019 - 08:34
With little sign of a growth slowdown, Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand, according to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking.

10 new rules of retail, according to a trend analyst
24/06/2019 - 08:24
From clothing rentals to shops on demand, retail trends are changing fast, says Dion Chang, trend analyst and founder of Flux Trends.

Key insights into the African melon market
21/06/2019 - 09:24
IndexBox recently published a new report, the Africa - Melons - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends, and Insights. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

Retail sales jump in April, giving hope of avoiding a recession
12/06/2019 - 15:44
SA’s retail sales jumped 2.4% in April, led by clothing retailers, adding to hopes that a technical recession may be avoided in the second quarter.

Brand champions, ambassadors and advocates
11/06/2019 - 14:55
Paying people to promote brands has long been a contentious – and confusing – issue in the industry. There is confusion around the terminology, what they’re actually called, and controversy and cynicism about whether it’s an effective way to market a brand or not.