This article—explaining the self-chilling can being used now by 7-Eleven, which we mentioned in our #8 item—goes into detail about the consumer trends driving the market, as well as updates to the self-chilling can technology from The Joseph Co., specifically:
A simpler activation process—from the previous push button to a twist.
A switch to a safer activation ingredient.
While this latest development was 20 years in the making, its viability is already proven by convenience store leader 7-Eleven.
NEXT: Consider bio- and plant-based plastics