Packaging Scotland

Food & Drink

New partnership gives SMEs access to paper straws

PLASTICO has announced a supply agreement with Transcend Packaging that will offer SME food and drink service companies access to paper straws as an..

October 2018

MAP, CAP or vac-pack?

Drying, chilling, freezing, sterilisation and pasteurisation describe just some methods of food preservation. However, all of these have major drawbacks —..

October 2018

Ball strengthens Spanish presence with “sustainable” new plant

GLOBAL beverage can manufacturer Ball Corporation has unveiled its new production plant in Spain. Located in Cabanillas del Campo, Guadalajara, the new factory..

September 2018

Ardagh helps shape new-look whisky bottle

ARDAGH Group has unveiled the new William Grant ‘Triplewood’ whisky bottle, which has been redesigned for a global relaunch of its whisky range. Ardagh..

September 2018

Brillopak offers PPMA punnet packers free machine trial

BRILLOPAK has announced that visitors to PPMA 2018 will have the chance to experience a one-week free trial of its new ‘super fast’ BR2 Punnet..

September 2018

Targets for recycled content in food packaging need care

Setting minimum targets for recycled content in food packaging may sound like a good idea, but could lead to overall less efficient use of resources if..

September 2018

Petainer reveals new “regionalised approach” to the market

PLASTIC packaging specialist Petainer has announced the launch of a new regionalised approach to the market. Petainer revealed there are now four regional..

September 2018

Carlsberg unveils “revolutionary” sustainable packaging

CARLSBERG has unveiled a new packaging innovation in a bid to reduce waste, which will see cans held together by glue, rather than plastic rings. The new..

September 2018

Frying up a storm

YORKSHIRE Packaging Systems (YPS) has revealed details of two automatic side feed sleeve wrapper and shrink tunnel installations for major food sector..

August 2018

Distiller takes scientific approach to new bottle

DISTILLER William Grant & Sons has unveiled the new bottle design for its modified Ailsa Bay single malt whisky. The new bottle’s “contemporary” look..

August 2018