Record year for container glass production

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Record year for container glass production
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Record year for container glass production

More than 23.4 million tonnes, or 83.3 billion bottles and jars, were manufactured for the European and global markets in 2021, said container glass federation FEVE today. Container glass production was at its highest ever level in 2021, new data released today revealed. Industry production volume of glass packaging for the food and beverage sector increased strongly by 5.0% compared to 2020 figures, to reach its highest level ever recorded. According to new data released by FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation : More than 23.4 million tonnes, or 83.3 billion bottles and jars, were produced for the European and global markets in 2021. Since 2012, container glass production has grown by 18.6%, at an average growth rate of 1.7% per year. Likewise, production of glass flacons for the perfumery, cosmetics and pharmaceutical segments delivered a strong growth of 2.2% to reach 13.6 billion units by the end […]

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