Media Releases

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The magic formula for festive delights: aluminium foil preserves the quality and shelf life of chocolate Santas

This year, the German confectionery industry is once again presenting an impressive 167 million chocolate Father Christmases and Father Christmases for the festive season, according to a recent survey by the Federation of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI).

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Elections to EAFA Board confirmed for the period until 2025

The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) is pleased to announce that Bruno Rea and Alexander Dörsel have been re-elected as Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively, by members of the Roller Group.

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Aluminium foil deliveries depressed by de-stocking and weaker demand

Year to date (YTD) deliveries of aluminium foil for the first six months of 2023 saw demand drop 9.4% to 444,000 tonnes, with both domestic deliveries and exports down.

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Aluminium foil deliveries return to pre-pandemic levels and inflation and inventory management affect demand

Following a long period of higher levels of demand for aluminium foil, due to inventory building and pandemic related demand from consumers, trading has returned to levels last seen in 2020.

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Stable performance for European foil rollers in 2022

Full year figures for European aluminium foil production in 2022 show a stable development (+0,4%) in volume over the previous 12 months, reaching 971.300 tonnes (2021: 967.000t). Despite market uncertainties and high energy costs, both domestically and in export markets deliveries remained resilient, according to figures released recently by the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).

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