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Petainer partners with leading craft breweries for Mikkeller Celebration

For immediate release: 3 May 2017

Petainer partners with leading craft breweries for

Mikkeller Celebration

Two of Taiwan’s most exciting and innovative craft brewers have partnered with Petainer to use its market-leading one-way petainerKeg™ for the world-famous Mikkeller Beer Celebration taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 8 – 14 May 2017. 

Both Taihu and Sunmai will use petainerKeg™ to ship and showcase their draught beer at this exclusive event.  They join Beijing’s leading craft brewer, Great Leap, also using Petainer’s one way keg, at the invitation-only event which is attended by the world’s best craft-brewers.

Petainer’s fully recyclable 20 and 30 Litre petainerKeg™ provides a low-cost alternative to traditional steel kegs, providing significant cost of ownership and sustainability benefits.  It also provides enhanced product protection, making sure that the beer is as good as the day it was brewed for up to a year.

Oreo Chen of Taihu Brewing said: “We are delighted to partner with Petainer for this world-famous event and look forward to showcasing our beers knowing they will be in perfect condition when they arrive.”

Tristan Wu of Sunmai, commented: “We are very excited to have been invited to attend the Mikkella Beer Celebration and to put our beer in petainerKeg for the event.  Using the one-way petainerKeg™ makes the logistics of getting our beer to there much simpler and cost-effective.”

Chris McEwan, Group Business Development Director, said: “We are delighted to be working with these exciting craft breweries from Asia and bringing their beers to the global stage at the Mikkeller Celebration.”


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About Petainer

Petainer is a global leader in high performance and sustainable packaging.  It is a specialist engineering and disruptive technology business, an industry-leader in the development, design and manufacture of PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) food and beverage containers.

Petainer creates plastic packaging, often using highly engineered PET, which is stretched to reduce the weight of the packaging but without compromising strength and performance. This offers global brands advantages in terms of both cost and sustainability. See

Petainer is a UK-based company which has production plants in Sweden and the Czech Republic, blowing facilities in North America, Russia, India and Australia, as well as sales offices in Sweden, the Czech Republic, Germany, the USA, Canada and UK. 

For further information, please contact:


Clare Anderson

Tel: +44 (0)7958 665 883


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