Big Red, Inc. began running their first two ounce bottle co-packing production in February for retailers in the Midwest. The cold-fill packing line is designed to run in excess of 100 bottles per minute with expansion planned for over 200 bottles per minute capability. The new line offers flexibility from a one ounce container to half gallon jugs, and includes an in-line filler, an eight spindle capper, ionized air rinser, sleever, ink jet coder and shrink tunnel. Additional contracts with other beverage companies and retailers are expected to be announced in the near future.
About Big Red, Inc.
Based in Waco, Texas and founded in 1937, Big Red has expanded distribution to 48 states and over 200 markets throughout the country. The company works through independent bottlers and distributors throughout the United States in the sales and marketing of its brands. Big Red also manufactures Diet Big Red, Big Red Vanilla Float, Big Blue, Big Punch, Big Peach, and Big Pineapple. They also own, All Sport and All Sport Natural, Nesbitt’s Orange, and Honey Lemonade, NuGrape, Diet NuGrape and Red Jak. Big Red is offered in a 12 oz. 12 and 24 pack, 20 oz. vintage bottle, half liter, two liter, and three liter.