What year was beer first sold in bottles?

Answer English brewer Francis Manning-Needham first sold beer in bottles in 1869. The bottle did not take off until it finally outsold draught beer in 1940. Canned beer outsold bottles in 1969 a full 100 ... Read More »

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Why are beer bottles and cans sold in packs that are only multiples of 6?

A friend of mine works in a Brewery, the answer to this question lies in the fact the packaging machines "drop" the beer into the cases 4 bottles wide. Our ancient packaging machines are separate f... Read More »

How many water bottles are sold a year?

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reports that Americans purchase an average of 31 billion water bottles a year, with a value of $11 billion in 2006. Fast Company reports ... Read More »

When did"no deposit, no return"first appear on beer bottles?

The first beer bottle bearing the words "No Deposit, No Return, Not to be Refilled" appeared in 1939, according to the Beer Timetable on the Museum of Beverage Containers and Advertising website.So... Read More »

What year was the first Snickers bar sold?

The first Snickers bar was sold in 1930. It was introduced by the Mars candy company, which was founded and owned by Frank C. Mars, a lifelong candy maker. The Snickers bar consists of chocolate-co... Read More »