Packaging

Mash Direct phasing out black plastic packaging

In a move designed to align its operations closer to changing consumer preferences, Northern Ireland’s Mash Direct is phasing out black plastic packaging. The move...

Qualvis promotes premium gifting appeal of Qube

Carton packaging manufacturer Qualvis has sent this year sent its customers a unique Qube carton pack this Christmas as part of a corporate gifting...

How is the most expensive food in the world packaged?

In the age of sustainable packaging and a heavy focus on recycling, it would be reasonable to assume that the biggest brands on the...

UK fund to transform food scraps into sustainable packaging

New government funding could see food scraps in the UK transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups in a bid to boost sustainable packaging. Innovators...

pladis push to boost biscuit wrapper recycling

Snacking brand pladis UK & Ireland's partnership with recycling specialists TerraCycle is helping its customers make recycling their 2019 New Year’s resolution. Clearly there’s a...

Nestlé launching dedicated research institute for sustainable packaging

Nestlé has created a dedicated research institute for the discovery and development of “functional, safe and environmentally-friendly” packaging solutions. The company said the new Institution...

Majority of UK shoppers expect retailers to tackle plastic waste

80% of shoppers in the UK believe that the retail industry should be doing more to tackle plastic waste, according to research commissioned by...

Corona launches eco-friendly plastic-free six pack rings

As part of its commitment to eco-friendly packaging, beer brand Corona is piloting plastic-free six pack rings in Mexico and the UK. Corona has worked...

More innovation needed for sustainable packaging – report

The nature of product packaging is likely to change dramatically by 2020 as single-use plastics are phased out. Regulation is forcing companies to reduce...

UK researchers develop sustainable, edible food packaging

Researchers in the UK have developed a biodegradable and totally edible food packaging to replace plastic materials. The cling film-like wrap is made from plant...

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