By signing the pledge, AEI has committed to making marketing part of the solution in the fight against climate change.
In summer 2020, Spain’s Mahou San Miguel began to produce its first plastic-free packaging as part of its plan to save 90 tonnes of plastic per year. The scheme replaces the rings around the beer can packs with biodegradable cardboard.
The BeerTrim nozzle is a simple, waste-saving device designed to improve tap performance and bar efficiency. A patented gadget that retrofits onto any beer pipe or tap, BeerTrim uses laminar flow to ensure a smooth and stable flow of beer from the tap with minimal foaming and fobbing.
In 2018 and 2019, our beer brands Grolsch and Kornuit launched a pilot with both circular cups and circular trays at festivals, offering festival organizers a full-service package that includes delivery, logistics, cleaning and storage.
AB InBev has revealed a new bottle design that reduces the weight of its standard longneck beer bottle from 180g to 150g, cutting CO2 emissions by 17% per bottle.
Estrella Damm is the first Spanish beer brand to eliminate plastic rings and printed plastic shrink wrap from its packaging. The packs of beer cans are now packaged using 100% biodegradable cardboard from sustainably managed forests.
Royal Grolsch is one step closer to its goal of being CO2 neutral by 2025. Despite the pandemic, the Dutch Enschede-based brewer achieved good results in the field of sustainability and corporate responsibility in 2020.
The Pilsner Urquell packaging has been refreshed: the plastic labels and aluminum foil have been replaced with 100% recyclable paper labels.
Recently AB InBev's "Corona" brand made headlines for being the first global beverage brand to roll-out six-pack cartons made using barley straw. To find out what it took to reimagine a barley ‘leftover’ into an industry first, AB InBev caught up with Keenan Thompson, Global Director of Innovation.
Collecting and recycling aluminum cans and plastic cups at music festivals
In preparation of the reopening of the HORECA in the Benelux & France, Dolium have prepared its keg collection program, developed local dismantling, and realized solutions for 100% reuse of the materials together with recycling partners. All at no cost for customers.
From barley to bar: AB InBev trials blockchain with farmers to bring supply chain transparency all the way to beer drinkers
AB InBev has launched a new pilot in Europe that will use blockchain technology to give full transparency and traceability in its supply chain of barley, from consumer back to the farm.
Iconic beer brands now plastic-ring free, eliminating 250 tonnes of plastic every year across from the canned beer range, including Budweiser, Bud Light and Stella Artois.
The Slovenian Pivovarna Laško Union, part of the Heineken Group, committed to embrace a new sustainable packaging strategy.
In the UK, Heineken is eliminating plastic from millions of cans as it rolls out innovative sustainable packaging across thousands of UK stores. Green Grip, the new 100% plastic-free cardboard topper for multi-pack cans is sustainably sourced, recyclable and compostable.
No more plastic, less CO2 emissions.
Each year when the music stops a lot of waste is left behind.
This report contains pledges by the Spanish Brewing Sector, quantifying the main indicators at the time of publication and setting targets for 2025.
The glue holding Carlsberg cans together will eliminate up to 76% of the plastic used in traditional multipacks, reducing plastic waste by more than 1,200 tonnes globally.
Gambrinus Brewery stopped selling beer in PET bottles on 1 January 2020, reducing plastic production by 334 tons per year
Carlsberg Group is developing the world’s first fully biodegradable wood-fiber bottle for beverages
Grolsch introduced new cardboard packaging for cans instead of plastics.
Made by Grolsch for Kornuit, a beer crate entirely from plastic consumer waste.