"Your brands in our hands" – we offer large manufacturers of branded goods and also private label partners and smaller brands a helping hand when it comes to filling services or co-packing.

We have 3 modern, fully aseptic filling lines and with our many years of experience and technical expertise we are able offer our partners a large product portfolio and wide-ranging processes for filling long-life milk- or water-based drinks in stylish 100% recycled PET, PET or HDPE bottles.

Possible products

  • Protein milks & protein waters
  • Milkshakes, meal replacement shakes & liquid breakfasts
  • Plant-based drinks (soya, almond, rice, oat, pea)
  • Coffee & tea drinks
  • Fruit & vegetable smoothies
  • Energy & recovery drinks
  • Infant nutrition
  • High-acid protein smoothies
  • Health & wellbeing drinks, dietary supplement drinks & vitality drinks
  • Weight management drinks

What we can do for you

Full service

You have an idea, but don't know how to realise it?
You're looking for innovative and trendy products?
If you answer at least one of these questions with "yes", then you have come to the right place.
For many years, partners from all over the world have entrusted us with their projects and the filling of their brand products. The highest quality standards and the fulfilment of IFS and BRC requirements are very important to us and form the basis for our success.
We are pleased to help you to develop your product concepts and offer you trial fillings including subsequent storage tests. In addition, we can help you to select the perfect packaging for your drink.


State-of-the-art process technology is necessary to keep pace with the needs of our partners and retail requirements.
With their aseptic technology, 3 modern UHT filling lines at the Stendal site ensure that we are able to offer our partners a wide range of product formats with a long shelf life. 
Refrigerated transport is expensive! Our products offer a best-before date of up to 12 months, enabling our customers to conduct export business more easily and cost-effectively.
Milchwerke Mittelelbe offers a wide range of existing bottle formats – but we are also happy to develop a bottle that suits your needs together with you. We accompany you every step of the way, from the first sketch to the acceptance of the bottle tool.

Your advantages

  • Aseptic filling with a best-before date of up to 12 months
  • Full support around the clock
  • State-of-the-art filling technology
  • Choice of 100% recycled PET, PET or HDPE bottles
  • Aluminium-free end packaging
  • Dimensionally stable bottles without deformation
  • Flexible packaging formats

Packaging formats

We offer a variety of different packaging formats and can cater to the individual needs of our partners. From standard bottles to special bottle shape requests, unusual cap colours with engraving and special tray formats, we are able to fulfil almost all our partners' requests.


From standard and special colours to cap engraving or formats with stickers; our partners can choose from a wide range of options


  • All colours of the RAL and Pantone palettes can be realised
  • Engraving on the inside and outside of the cap
  • Application of stickers, leporellos or booklets
  • Direct printing on cap surface
  • Special features such as sports caps possible


You can choose between 100% recycled PET, PET or HDPE bottles in different shapes and sizes. From white to transparent – we find the right solution for all your products.


  • Available PET bottle formats: 250 ml, 330 ml, 500 ml, 800 ml
  • No need for "stability rings" as our bottles do not retract
  • White and transparent formats available
  • HDPE bottle formats on request
  • All bottle formats also available in r-PET quality
  • All bottles are also available with light and oxygen barriers or additives


The first impression moves the consumer to buy a product. We can greatly influence this impression with the design of the sleeve; not only by choosing the material with you but also by offering special features for sleeve printing.


  • Different sleeve materials available
  • Glossy or matt printing
  • Light protection technology can be selected
  • Sleeves with recycled content on request
  • Mock-ups and sleeved dummies can be realised 

End packaging

A wide range of different end packaging ensures that we can also realise unusual customer requests.
Various large and small tray formats offer the perfect final packaging for all distribution channels. Our customers can even choose between several film formats, enabling them to offer their customers special added value.


  • Various tray sizes for all bottle formats
  • Trays can be printed
  • Different film formats in transparent, white or printed
  • "Trayless" packaging possible, pure shrinkage without box

Your contact

Lars Reichling
Business unit manager Ready-to-drink

T +49 3931 632-280

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