Today’s consumers favor greater transparency when it comes to the food and beverage products they purchase, seeking details about a product’s ingredients as well as their source, a brand’s manufacturing practices and a slew of other information. A recent Response Media study ranked the overall importance of product transparency to consumers at 99% for fresh food and 98% for packaged foods. The same study also highlighted that 70% of consumers are always, or often, influenced by the product transparency content when making a purchasing decision.
To help attract some of the future’s best and brightest engineers to Crown, representatives from our European Division participated in a recent International Job Fair organized at the Bovisa campus of Politecnico di Milano in Italy. Ambassadors from our food can plant in Parma and our aerosol can facility in Spilamberto joined our recruitment team to highlight what it is like to work for Crown and to answer questions.
For the 28th consecutive year, we are providing one-year post-secondary educational scholarships to the children of Crown employees worldwide through the John F. Connelly Scholarship Fund. A total of 133 scholarships were awarded at a ceremony held at our Yardley, PA headquarters.
At BrauBeviale 2019, we are demonstrating how our partnership approach adds business value for brands looking to adopt metal for their product packaging. The idea is simple, but at the same time far reaching, in that we offer support, guidance and expert technical input at every stage of the manufacturing process.
Safety, innovation, and efficiency have served as the foundation of our sustainability approach since we were founded over 125 years ago. At our stand at BrauBeviale 2019 (November 11-14) (#4-237, Hall 4), attendees will learn more about our sustainability commitments along with the significant progress we’ve made against them.
In 2016, we announced a series of ambitious sustainability goals to be achieved by the end of 2020:
We are delighted to once more be attending BrauBeviale – to be held from November 11-14 in Nuremberg, Germany.
Following the past years’ experiences, Crown’s participation at BrauBeviale 2019 comes as no surprise, as the event offers the Bevcan team a great opportunity to connect with current customers, to learn about and impart knowledge on emerging trends, and to update the industry on our latest innovations in the sector.
The snacks industry is booming. As urbanization grows, driving higher disposable incomes, the demand for foods that are quick, easy and convenient continues to chart an upward trajectory. According to a recent report by Mordor Intelligence, the global market for snack food is expected to reach USD 762 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 5.34% during the forecast period 2019-2024.
Uisge Beatha – Gaelic for water of life – preceded the common modern term “whisky,” and on National Scotch Day (July 27), we celebrate the spirit’s enduring popularity. According to the Scotch Whisky Association, the drink’s first appearance was in the Exchequer Rolls lists of 1494. It was documented that Friar John Cor received ‘Eight bolls of malt wherewith to make aqua vitae’ – enough to produce 1,500 bottles of modern-day Scotch!
From peelable food can ends to temperature-sensitive beverage can inks, the packaging designs and technologies that disrupt the market and build brand differentiation for our customers come straight from the minds of our employees. As such, we place tremendous importance on fresh ideas and student engagement, as we know today’s young workforce will shape the advancements of tomorrow.