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A leader in Europe

When it comes to quality products and service, Ardagh is regarded as the industry’s leading provider. It’s by the standards we set that others are measured. Continual improvement processes, rigorous key performance indicators and advanced inspection and production monitoring systems are all evidence of our determination to deliver zero defect quality in all facilities.

Ardagh produces glass packaging in all shapes and sizes for the world's biggest brands. As well as offering a choice of 17 colours, we have the resources and expertise to create distinctive and innovative glass packaging that can set a brand apart. Glass protects its contents perfectly, is eye-catching, has a strong shelf presence and expresses a brand’s personality.

Beers

A glass bottle preserves the freshness, taste and quality of its contents, so it is perfect for beer. Ardagh Group provides glass packaging in various shapes and designs for some of Europe’s and the world’s biggest brewers, including iconic brands such as Budweiser, Carlsberg, Heineken, Peroni and Stella Artois.

Food

From baby food to vegetables and coffee to cook-in sauces, glass bottles and jars are available in every conceivable size and shape. Glass provides the highest level of protection; nothing gets in or out, so food stays fresh, without the need for refrigeration

Europe Glass Cider

Ciders

It's hard to imagine golden, sparkling cider in any material other than glass, because nothing preserves the freshness, taste and quality quite like it.

Europe Glass Flavoured Alcoholic Beverages

Flavoured alcoholic beverages

These are sold in an array of colours and flavours. Glass provides the ideal packaging, with endless creative possibilities for eye-catching designs and decorative techniques.

Global Recognition across our business

Wines

For wine lovers, glass is the only packaging material that will do. Wine bottled in glass stays tasting great, and indeed, many bottled wines improve with age. Glass also allows brands to create a point of difference for themselves, through colour, shape and decoration.

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Non-alcoholic beverages

This market includes everything from pure spring waters to globally recognised soft drinks. We provide glass packaging that adds appeal, enhances a product’s image and gives a brand real cut-through in this competitive marketplace.

Ardagh’s Limited Edition Jägermeister Bottle

Spirits

Glass is the material of choice for spirit producers and consumers in Europe and across the globe. Our bottles are filled with world-famous whiskies, vodkas, gins, cocktails and liqueurs. We have created award-winning glass packaging for many international brands, including Absolut, Glenfiddich, Jameson and Smirnoff, making Ardagh a significant supplier to the industry.

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Pharmaceutical

When product protection and safety are of the utmost importance, an inert material such as glass is the ideal packaging option. Glass packaging safeguards contents from oxygen ingress and cross-contamination, providing the ultimate protection.

A glass making machine produces up to 600 bottles per minute