The Can Makers has announced that empty beer and cider drinks can deliveries to June 2013 reached 2,157 million.
Nielsen, the global information and measurement company reported that of the different beer and cider can offerings, the smaller sizes such as 33cl are performing well with an increase of 12%.
For the first half of 2013, the can deliveries reached 2,411 million (-5.1%) in the carbonated soft drink market.
Total can deliveries reached 4,568 million across the UK, which represented a reduction of less than 3%.
UK Can Makers chairman Geoff Courtney said, "We hope that the hot weather and retail promotions continue, encouraging more outdoor occasions where drinks in cans are consumed."