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Jenton secures patent for new style valve bag

JENTON International has announced it has been granted a European patent for its method of manufacturing a new type of valve bag. The heat sealed...

Covid-19: Developing a food service business continuity plan

As Bunzl has been nominated by the UK Home Office as a ‘critical supplier’, Tri-Star Managing Director Alex Noake looks at the effects of...

Vegware helps restaurants adapt to takeaway switch

EDINBURGH-based Vegware has announced the business is open and available to help foodservice firms with takeaway and delivery packaging requirements. The company's full team is working...

Pepsi targets millennials with new packaging

SOFT drinks manufacturer Britvic has unveiled new packaging for its Pepsi MAX range, which they say will ‘drive purchase intent and sales’. In a statement...

SIG celebrates EcoPlus carton pack milestone

SIG has revealed its combibloc EcoPlus aluminium-free aseptic carton has reached the milestone of one billion packs filled. The product eliminated the need for an...

Scotland’s deposit return scheme delayed until 2022

The introduction of Scotland's deposit return scheme (DRS) has been delayed by a year in order to allow businesses more time to prepare and...

Edible packaging for gym-users trialled

LUCOZADE Ribena Suntory is trialling a new form of edible packaging targeted at gym-goers. The pilot will see Lucozade Sport packaged in seaweed capsules, made...

Coronavirus puts hold on Starbucks’ reusable cup scheme

STARBUCKS has put a temporary hold on the use of reusable cups in its stores, following the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. In a statement, the American...

Clearmark looks to brew up a storm at trade show

CLEARMARK has announced it is bringing its ICE Vulcan print and apply labeller to BeerX 2020 to show brewers how it can help make savings. The...
Reverse vending machine in store

Campaigners urge Holyrood to adopt Nordic-style variable DRS

CAMPAIGNERS have urged the Scottish Government to implement a Nordic-style deposit return scheme with a variable rate after research found 'landslide' public support for...