Canadian Packaging


  • PackPress Sustainability

    Canned Scottish whiskey coming to U.S.

    January 24, 2012 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Scottish distiller’s efforts at marketing a canned whiskey called absurd – but it has a packaging answer.

  • News General

    On The Can

    August 25, 2010 by Andrew Joseph, Features Editor

    On August 25, 2010, we celebrated the 200th anniversary of canned foods when Peter Durand patented his tinplate containers as a means preserving animal and vegetable foods. To read more about the anniversary and a little history, click HERE. At

  • News General

    Canned Food Bicentennial

    August 25, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    August 25, 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of canned foods. Back in 1810, Peter Durand of London, England (see photo) was granted British patent No. 3372 for his method preserving animal and vegetable foods via the use of tinplate containers.

  • News General

    Ball Completes Acquisition of Chinese Beverage Can Plant

    June 16, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Ball Corporation, headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, have purchased the remaining 65 per cent of Guangdong Jianlibai Group Co. Ltd., having owned since 1992, 35 per cent from a joint venture. The acquisition for US$90-million, gives Ball the metal beverage can

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