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) – […]
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 […]
Brewers take advantage of low minimum print runs for custom printed mini kegs
5 litre mini kegs have been popular in the UK for many years. Brewers find them an easy container to fill and sell without any large investment in equipment required. Micro breweries and cider makers are now upgrading to colourful and innovative custom printed mini kegs for the draught take home market. Since the lockdown […]
Football Mini Kegs – the Aston Villa story…
European Malt, the exclusive supplier of Huber mini kegs to the UK for twenty years, has a new success story – the first UK premiership football mini keg! Purity Brewing Co., a long standing customer of European Malt, created their first custom printed design in 2011. They have lovingly filled their ‘mini casks’ with their […]