Drinks Reception Sponsor
Company Description: Ripples is the pioneer of bev-top media, an innovative platform that offers creative solutions for increasing sales and engagement in the Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Event, and Media industries. With the company's award-winning Ripple Maker, businesses serving foam-topped drinks such as draft beer, cocktails, and lattes can create drink designs and messages that are personalized in real-time to support promotional activities, as well as location-based social media shares and long-term brand awareness. Ripples' platform features a dynamic content feed and big data analytics tools to measure the impact of bev-top media on bottom-line business results.
Company Website: www.drinkripples.com
O-I Europe Sarl
O-I Europe Sarl
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world’s largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world’s leading food and beverage brands. With revenues of $7.4 billion in 2011, the company is headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio, USA, and employs more than 24,000 people at 81 plants in 21 countries. O-I delivers safe, effective and sustainable glass packaging solutions to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit www.o-i.com.
O-I’s Glass Is Life™ marketing campaign showcases the unique and unmatched qualities of glass packaging to build successful food and beverage brands. CEOs, brand managers, environmentalists, designers, parents and other thought leaders around the world have rallied behind the campaign to share their passion for glass. Glass Is Life™ also highlights the inherent love consumers have for glass.
For more information, visit GlassIsLife.com
Company Website: http://www.o-i.com
Company Description: Market leader in security inks and leading provider of secured authentication, identification, traceability and supply chain solutions, SICPA is a long-trusted partner to governments, central banks, high security printers and the industry. Every day, governments, companies and millions of citizens rely on its expertise, which combines material-based covert features and digital technologies, to protect the integrity and value of their currency, personal identity, value documents, e-government services, as well as products and brands. True to its purpose of Enabling Trust through constant innovation, SICPA aims to further an Economy of Trust worldwide, where transactions, interactions and products across the physical and digital worlds are based on protected, unforgeable and verifiable data. Founded in Lausanne in 1927, headquartered in Switzerland and operating on five continents, SICPA employs about 3000 people.
Company Website: www.sicpa.com
Company Description: Tapì is an international Group specializing in the design, production and distribution of high-end technological closures for the packaging world Tapì develops products for spirits, wine, condiments, cosmetics and beer sectors. The Tapì vision is clear: to become the world leading supplier of alternative closures for the packaging design market
Company Website: https://www.tapigroup.com/
Synergy Flavours Ltd
Synergy Flavours Ltd
Company Description: Synergy Flavours is a leading global innovator in flavourings, extracts and essences that enable food and beverage manufacturers to stay one step ahead of the competition. With over 100 years of beverage development expertise, Synergy works collaboratively with customers delivering unparalleled results with unique tailored ingredients. Its new ‘Citrusology’ educational programme provides inspiration for manufacturers’ citrus product development projects. In 2021 Synergy has launched new product ranges that cater to increased consumer interest in premiumisation and product transparency: - The Italian Provenance citrus range draws on the 130-year heritage of Synergy’s Italian business to deliver signature flavours to products from beverages, to baked goods and dairy. The extracts include Calabrian lemon, Italian blood orange, and Sicilian lemon. - ‘Inspiring Fruits’ is a collection of fruit essences, natural named flavours and depictable flavours for natural product positioning and versatility across applications. It includes pear, sour cherry, peach, strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant.
Company Website: https://uk.synergytaste.com/
Company Description: Talis – The Shape of Excellence With regional experts located throughout the globe, a state-of-the-art R&D department and sustainable operations, Talis is here to help create the perfect top for your bottle. We are committed to becoming the most reliable partner in the industry, providing excellent service to our customers as we deliver high quality products with unique custom designs. We understand that each customer has a unique story to tell, and we want to help them recreate it through their packaging. tell that story through the smallest details.
Company Website: https://talisbartops.com/en
Company Description: At TOP COMPANIES you will profit from decades of experience in Logistic Solutions for all types of goods, be it bulk (except chemicals), break bulk, general cargo or excisable goods. Our worldwide network of warehousing and transportation companies allows us to offer integrated worldwide logistics solutions, meeting your requirements at multiple locations with multiple transport modes. When doing business with TOP Companies, You will experience leading innovative tailor-made solutions, based on secured information technology. Working closely together on basis of personal relationships, we will find the logistics solutions that boost your business. We developed into a major player based in the Rotterdam harbour area, with an outstanding reputation of reliability and flexibility. Therefore we proudly say: TOP COMPANIES. HOME OF LOGISTICS
Company Website: www.home-of-logistics.com/
Metacask Trakr is the first fully-integrated inventory management, asset tracking and marketing solution, available to the spirits industry.
Built on secure blockchain and smart IoT technology, Trakr lets brands and producers track and document the lifecycle of every product - from grain to bottle. Then build lasting relationships with customers, enabled by the ‘connected’ products they own.
Record - every step of the production process
Connect - each product to access data, instantly
Engage - customers directly through the products they own
Company Website: www.metacask.com
Company Description: U-NICA, a Swiss company, is a recognized leader in Product- and Brand Value Protection. It does not tolerate counterfeiting, because it is organized crime. This self-conception is the deep root of U-NICA’s passion, to provide its customers with the leading anti-counterfeit solution for brand protection, product security and authentication. U-NICA’s deep knowledge derives from the expertise of banknotes protection, authentication and the associated methods and technology. It is our ambition to make such protection accessible to many industries threatened by forgery. This led to the U-NICA Protection Circle® and the development of the scyrptoTRACE® suite, an entirely digital solution, that allows representing the world of physical products in the digital one. Superior to any protection solution relying on a single-feature mechanism, you benefit today from a minimally invasive, easy to apply and sustainable end to end protection solution of a much higher level of security, at a highly affordable price. All this, by utilizing the scryptoTRACE® suite solution’s multi-technology, multi-level, and multi-zone protection. We promise to enable our clients to always take the driver’s seat when it comes to brand protection. We stand by our customers as a true-blue partner in their fight against counterfeits and organized crime and support them in protecting their products and brand values and maintain and strengthen the trust in their brands & products.
Company Website: www.u-nica.com
Company Description: Authentix, an industry leader of product authentication, offers a comprehensive array of secure marking and digital solutions for brand protection, engagement, anti-counterfeit, and supply chain traceability. Our purpose-built track and trace platforms utilise unit-level digital identities to provide end-to-end visibility throughout and beyond an item’s supply chain journey. Our turn-key online and offline brand protection solutions seek out unauthorized sellers and copyright infringement across a full spectrum of e-commerce marketplaces to shutdown illicit activity early and at its root. Powerful analytical insights bring together data from every facet of Authentix’s complete suite of agile solutions to secure your brand across all categories.
Company Website: www.authentix.com
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