Thursday, April 6, 2017

Crown has lived by the three pillars of sustainability – economic, environmental, and social –since its inception in 1892. In celebration of Earth Awareness Month, here are three facts about Crown and metal cans that exemplify that commitment that you might not know:

Young man enjoying a beverage outdoors
Monday, April 3, 2017

Metal cans are increasingly popular vessels for craft beer, so much so that nearly 500 craft beer brewers nationwide use aluminum cans to package more than 1,700 different beers.1 And there is still more growth to come.

If you’re a craft brewer thinking about making the shift to metal packaging, here are some facts about the value of the format as well as some important points to consider during the transition.

Monday, March 27, 2017

The global organic food and beverage market has been growing at an astounding rate and is projected to be valued at $211.44 billion by 2020. As part of the movement towards greater health and wellness, consumers are redefining the meaning of “healthy” and increasingly opting for more natural and organic foods as well as gluten- and allergen-free options.

Jean Paul Gaultier perfume
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

From the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Persia and Rome to the courts of Kings and Queens across the ages, perfume has been omnipresent. Throughout its long history, it has been used to communicate with the gods, served as a symbol of status and wealth and played a key role in the art of romance.

Woman and girl selecting a can of food
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Balancing work, personal wellbeing and social lives has become a challenge for today’s Americans — 80 percent of whom feel that being healthy requires sacrifices.

Easylift™ can
Friday, February 24, 2017

Food cans have been a packaging staple for more than 200 years thanks to the convenience, nutrition and cost-effectiveness they deliver to consumers.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Crown remains devoted to helping U.S. veterans integrate back into the civilian workforce once their service to the country has been completed.

Company Founder, William Painter
Saturday, February 11, 2017

In honor of Thomas Edison’s birthday, February 11 is designated as National Inventor’s Day. To commemorate this day, and in recognition of our 125th anniversary, which is being celebrated in 2017, Crown is honoring National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee and company founder, William Painter.

Woman Enjoying a Beverage Outdoors
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Beer has been a staple for consumers for thousands of years – first brewed by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia about 5,000 years ago. The drink has been consumed from a variety of different types of containers during its rich history, including clay vessels by the Egyptians. Today’s date, January 24th, marks the anniversary of the sale of the first canned beer in the United States in Richmond, Virginia in 1935. Since then, cans have been rapidly adopted by national brewers and microbrewers, with the format accounting for more than half of the $20 billion U.S. beer industry.

Young Girl Making Soup
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
  1. The earliest archaeological evidence for the consumption of soup dates back to 6000 BC, and it was hippopotamus soup.
  2. Soups are classified into two groups: clear soups and thick soups.
  3. Soups can be consumed hot or cold, depending on the climate of the region where it’s being served, and flavors can be sweet or savory.
  4. Americans eat more than 10 billion bowls of soup each year.
  5. The most popular soup variety in the U.S. is chicken noodle.