Case study – Woodfordes Brewery Woodfordes Brewery began filling mini kegs in 2018. They purchased neutral mini kegs by the pallet load. Off sales at Woodfordes had been a small part of their business. Mini kegs proved to be profitable and in 2020 it was decided to take advantage of custom printing. Woodfordes began with […]
Half a century of mini kegs
We’re celebrating half a century of mini kegs! European Malt Company introduced the mini keg to the UK market 22 years ago. They are still going strong as a low investment, profitable package for draught beer and cider at home. The five-litre ‘party barrel’ – also called ‘Mini Keg’ (renamed by Jayne in 2010) – […]
Semi automatic mini keg filler at Harveys Brewery of Lewes, Sussex
Harveys, the oldest independent brewery in Sussex has purchased a semi automatic mini keg filler. This is to streamline production of their increasingly popular mini keg range. The mini keg filler, supplied by European Malt Company has 4 filling heads and a capacity to fill approximately 160 x 5 litre mini kegs per hour with […]
New Christmas printed mini kegs
The new and improved Christmas mini keg is on its way… Christmas is only 3 months away and due to popular demand we are once again offering a limited edition festive printed mini keg. Brewers and Cider makers can purchase our new and improved Christmas mini kegs empty by the pallet of 210 from our […]
HUBER Packaging becomes Envases.
HUBER Packaging becomes Envases. On the 21st December 2020 Envases Europe A/S, a subsidiary company of Envases Group, a global leader in consumer packaging, announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire Huber Packaging Group, a leading German manufacturer of metal and plastic packaging in the greater European Region. As of April 1, 2021, all […]
2020 – European Malt Company Celebrates 30 years plus the return of the infamous Watneys Party Seven!
The history of the 5 litre mini keg and return of the Watneys Party Seven 2020 is the year European Malt Company celebrates 30 years as a supplier to the brewing and beverage industry. A large proportion of our business has been the establishment of the 5 litre mini keg into the UK and Ireland […]