WHY USE SEB?

WHY USE SEB?

SEB specialises in the manufacture and packaging of craft drinks. Founded in 2013 by Duncan Sambrook, Eddie Gadd and Robert Wicks, our team have a combined industry experience of over 40 years. Our state-of-the-art facility is SALSA accredited and we offer enhanced packaging solutions for craft drinks across a wide range of different sizes and shapes of can, bottle and keg. As craft drinks manufacturers ourselves, we understand the importance of looking after the liquid as if it were our own and the risk you take when you hand it over to a packager. We offer the professionalism of an experienced drinks packager to design solutions for new products, packages or routes to market ensuring the end product has the quality and impact that our customers demand.

We are a Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA) accredited supplier enabling your products to be sold into multiple retailer supply chain.


FLEXIBILITY

  • SPLIT PACKAGING RUNS

ideal for NPD or to test different markets

  • PACKAGE SHAPES

from can and bottle, carton to crown we constantly update our available package types to give the widest possible choice

      • PRINTED CANS

are available to source with our preferred can supplier Crown

      • 10HL -100HL BATCHES

Whatever your packaging needs we can accommodate

      • FLEXIBLE FILTRATION OR BLENDING METHODOLOGY

to suit the product that is being packaged

QUALITY

    • SALSA ACCREDITATION

we are proud to have had continuous SALSA accreditation since lauch in 2013

  • INCREASED SHELF LIFE

rotary canning and bottling systems allow for very low DO levels and increased shelf lives compared to mobile canning or hand bottling

  • >40 YEARS CRAFT DRINK MANUFACTURE AND PACKAGING EXPERIENCE

we are passionate about quality

SERVICE

    • END TO END SOLUTION

we collect drinks and return them packaged to your specification, hassle free!

  • TECHNICAL ADVICE

from labelling to filtration, regulation to shelf life our team have the expertise to advise you on the best solution for your products

  • CONTRACT BREWING & DRINKS BLENDING

we offer contract brewing & drinks blending services for customers without packaging facilities or wishing to trial NPD

  • TRANSPARENT PRICING

no hidden extras

What does working with SEB mean for you?

VALUE

  • higher yield, less losses, less wastage
  • quality drives long term value
  • reduces product returns, increases sales

MARKET RESPONSIVE

  • short term scheduling
  • book slots to match demand
  • quickly take new products to market
  • test new formats and brands

NO HASSLE

  • peace of mind
  • focus on your business operations
  • duty compliance
  • personal service and support

As craft drink manufacturers you want to produce a variety of on-trade and off-trade solutions.
Your packaging considerations will no doubt cover:


  • small batches to maximise shelf life and stock turn
  • quality and consistency
  • care and guidance
  • multi format options
  • freeing up manufacturing capacity


Working with SEB will ensure you cover your most important packaging considerations.

how does it work?

 Our full manufacturing and packaging service takes between three and eight weeks.

 Our packaging only services turn around is 5-7 days. 

Week 1

Agree the manufacturing and packaging specification

Week 2

Commence manufacture or accept intake of products

Week 3-4

Manufacturing time depends on the product and typically varies between 5 and 21 working days

Week 5

Packaging turnaround from receiving product is typically 5-7 working day

Week 6

Finished products delivered to customer

40 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE CRAFTS DRINKS PACKAGING INDUSTRY OFFERING END TO END SOLUTIONS

PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

Facility

Our facility is based over 10,000 sq. ft. and consists of tank storage for rough drink, a bottling and packaging hall, and storage facilities for dry goods and finished products. Our facility is SALSA accredited and ideal if you are seeking to supply multiple retailers.

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Brewing & Blending

We are able to manufacture and blend a wide variety of products on site from beer to shandies, spirit mixers to low/no alcoholic beverages.

Our team has the expertise to develop new products or replicate existing brands on site at SEB.

Storage

SEB Packaging

Successful packaging starts with optimal storage and conditioning. All craft drinks packaged on our site are chill conditioned -1° C to preserve shelf life and stabilise the drinks. Once stabilised, we offer a variety of filtration methods from sterile filtration to unfiltered including bottle conditioning with a choice of yeast.

Our careful checks throughout the storage and chill conditioning phase ensure that the craft drinks packaged has good shelf life with consistent carbonation and haze levels specific to the craft drink being packaged.

Labelling

SEB Labelling

The flexibility of our packaging also extends to labelling, where we are capable of offering full wrap, front back and neck or full wrap and neck combinations for bottles.

Our labelling service is also available for cans.

The quality of the label can have a huge impact on the end product and we can recommend a number of high quality, cost effective labellers who can assist in producing unique labels for the craft drink maker.

End of Line Packaging

End of Line Packaging

End of line packaging can be selected and includes cases of 12 or 24, 330ml, cases of 12 500ml and cardboard boxes, before palletisation and shipping.



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What our Clients say


  • “We have used South East Bottling for a number of years now and have always found their service very efficient and professional. They are extremely helpful and are flexible to suit our needs. The whole process from booking our bottling slot to receiving our beer back runs very smoothly.”.

    — Old Dairy Brewery —
  • “We started using SEB when a site re-development meant we could no longer Bottle ourselves. A concern for us when choosing a contract bottling service was the whether the contractor would be as passionate as us about producing great beer but with their background firmly in Brewing we can be sure that the team at SEB share our focus on quality at every stage of the process. Also impressive has been how easy they have made it, simply put, we brew the beer and they take care of the rest!”

    — Rebellion Beer Co —
  • “We have been using SE bottling for over 2 years now. From day one they have shown great professionalism and flexibility. Finding a contract bottler who understands the brewer’s needs are few and far between, SE Bottling’s understanding, flexibility and knowledge allows us to package our product the way we expect it with great results.”

    — Tiny Rebel Brewery —
  • “We feel South East Bottling provide a highly impressive first class service for our needs at Westerham Brewery. They consistently meet our unpredictable shifting deadlines, and rapidly respond to our requests without hesitation. We would happily recommend their services to everybody looking for a top quality bottling company.”

    — Westerham Brewery —
  • “The flexibility and quality of South East Bottling are the stand out reasons for any aspiring craft brewer to use their services. The team are passionate about the beer that they package and are able to provide practical, effective advice to help you minimise losses and maximise quality. We would not have won so many awards for our beer without their ongoing support.”

    — Sambrook’s Brewery —

Contact

We'd really love to hear from you so why not drop us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

CONTACT DETAILS

South East Bottling Ltd

Unit 2 & 3
Northdown Industrial Est.
Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 3JP

 +44 (0)1843 865000
sales@sebpackaging.co.uk




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