There are many different drink packaging options out there, but David Berryman Ltd will always try and find the best fit for you. One of our most popular solutions is canning soft drinks, and this might just be the right packaging solution for your product.

The history of canning soft drinks

Today, canning soft drinks is a trusted process for a huge number of drink manufacturers.

The process involves:

  • Clarifying the water, as the quality of water can have a noticeable impact on the final drink.
  • Compounding the other ingredients, to reach the desired flavour and consistency.
  • Carbonating the drink the required amount, if the product is meant to be fizzy.
  • Adding the soft drink to the chosen type of container, which is often a can (although there are other options).
  • Finishing the product with any other packaging details (such as labels), and having it prepared to leave the packaging area before transportation to stockists.

The steps above can often be more complex than it may appear, however, canning soft drinks is usually quite a straight-forward process, and it has been used successfully for a long time.

What are the advantages of canning soft drinks?

Canning soft drinks keeps products safe

Canning soft drinks is a great choice for numerous types of soft drink products. The canning of a soft drink makes the drink light and easily portable, whilst still keeping the drink safe and sturdy. Although glass can sometimes be a good choice, aluminium cans are less fragile and less likely to chip or shatter. Aluminium and steel cans are also sturdy enough to withstand long periods of transportation, so you can have all of your soft drinks reach their destination safely.

Canning soft drinks is environmentally conscious

Like glass, aluminium is also recyclable. More importantly, it is widely recycled by consumers. We think that choosing to can your soft drink is a good thing to consider, as it not only keeps your product safe, it can also show a conscious decision by your company to make more environmentally-friendly choices. Some drink producers choose to use plastic to package their drinks. However, with the fight back against plastic pollution, many are seeking more sustainable alternatives. Canning soft drinks shows your customers that you are aware of environmental issues, as you have chosen a more sustainable material (i.e. aluminium) over plastic. Even if you do end up using some plastic in other areas of packaging and delivery, this is much better than having all of your soft drinks packaged in plastic bottles. Furthermore, additional labels don’t have to be stuck onto the can, as eye-catching designs, ingredients, and company information, can all be printed directly onto it.

Canning soft drinks is an efficient process

Back in the 1960s, bottling machines could complete 150 bottles a minute, but today our modern machines are much more efficient. This means that our drink canning equipment is less likely to run into problems, and more likely to get the job done even quicker. Therefore, even if you are producing a large range of drinks, the canning process means that they can be canned and ready for you even sooner than you might have imagined.

Canning soft drinks helps keep your product fresh

If you care about preserving the great taste of your product, canning soft drinks is a good option to consider. We know that drink developers can spend months (and even years!) trying to get their product to taste just right, and they don’t want this taste to be altered or compromised because of the packaging that is chosen for it. Our soft drink canning helps to preserve the freshness of drinks, helped in part by the choice of an aluminium can.

Why use canning soft drink services by David Berryman Ltd?

One thing that makes David Berryman Ltd different to our competitors, is our commitment to helping a range of drink producers. With this in mind, we have become specialists in helping businesses that are in need of small scale canning services, and not just big producers. Although there are many companies that are willing to undertake soft drink canning for large quantities, we know that this does not suit every drink producer. This is why our soft drink canning is ideal if you want to produce a smaller amount of product. This could be due to drink testing and development, or a limited edition soft drink. Whatever reason you have, our company can help assist you in bringing a great product to market with the help of our canning soft drink services.

David Berryman Ltd offers a level of flexibility that a number of other canning soft drinks companies simply don’t provide. The low volume of canned soft drinks you can produce with us means that you can have more choice and can choose a number of options that may be better for your budget.

Need help with canning soft drinks?

If canning soft drinks is something your company is considering, we encourage you to get in touch today. We can talk through your needs and suggest our best canning soft drink services. Still, sparkling, or fizzy; an energy drink or a caffeine-free tea, our soft drink canning could be perfect for you. We can even help you whether this is your first venture into the drink packaging world, or whether you are thinking about changing your existing packaging for our superior soft drink canning.


Call us today on +44(0)1582 873636 or email us at info@davidberryman.co.uk.

« Back to news