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Darker label ‘looks the part’ for new single malt whisky

THE Label Makers has revealed details of its work with Oswestry-based distillers the Henstone Distillery to produce labels for the launch of its single...

Smurfit Kappa confirms €24 million investment project

SMURFIT Kappa has unveiled plans to invest €24 million in a project to expand its corrugated plant in Rethel, France. The packaging giant explained that...

English firm launches wine range in paper bottles

AN English wine producer has announced it is to package half of its products in paper bottles. Essex-headquartered The English Vine will utilise Frugalpac's Frugal...

Morrisons launches milk in glass bottles in traditional packaging drive

MORRISONS is to trial the sale of milk in returnable glass bottles as part of its drive to reduce plastic and bring back traditional...

Aldi commits to removing single-use plastic from own-brand tea

ALDI has announced it is to remove single-use plastic from all of its own-brand teabags by the end of 2021. The supermarket said the move...

Visitor registration opens for Interplas 2021

ORGANISERS of Interplas 2021 have confirmed that visitor registration is now open for the triennial event for the plastics industry. The exhibition returns to the...

Waitrose renames product to ‘avoid offending’ customers

WAITROSE is to change the name of its Cooks' Ingredients Kaffir Lime Leaves to Makrut Lime Leaves, with the new packaging set to be rolled...

Asda extends refill trial to Scotland

ASDA is expanding its trial of refill options to Scotland with customers in Glasgow set to have the option of buying packaging-free products. Alongside the...

OPRL urges members to be ‘loud and proud’ about labelling refillable packaging

OPRL is marking World Refill Day (June 16) by urging its 650 members to be 'loud and proud' about labelling refillable packaging to help...

Finalists announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021

THE finalists in this year's Plastics Recycling Awards Europe have been announced in a livestream event. The winners of the seven award categories will be...

DS Smith extends recycling partnership with local authority

DS Smith has announced a renewed partnership to manage around 7,000 tonnes of paper and card for recycling from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council...
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Edinburgh University transforms plastic into vanilla flavouring

PLASTIC waste can be transformed into vanilla flavouring through the use of bacteria, researchers have discovered. The discovery comes following a study by the University...