Packaging Scotland

Food & Drink

New pot blends the old with the new

Tri-Star Packaging has unveiled a ‘game-changing’ next-generation food-to-go pot. The JARR is said to combine an ‘industry-first shape’..

August 2017

Manufacturer puts some colour into outer packaging

WAVEGRIP is hoping to help drink producers stand out from the crowd after announcing the availability of its can carriers in a range of different colours. The..

August 2017

Edinburgh Gin gives fruit liqueurs a makeover

EDINBURGH Gin has introduced a fresh look for its fruit gin liqueurs. The new bottles, hand-blown by artisan glassmakers in Italy, feature an embossed logo and..

August 2017

Port Glasgow business helps firms reduce carbon footprint

PORT Glasgow-based McLaren Packaging has proved its green credentials by securing Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation. The firm, which specialises..

August 2017

Smurfit Kappa thinks inside the box for award-winning pack

A box produced by Smurfit Kappa to help to tackle the issue a food waste has won a top award. The ‘Wonky Veg Box’ has been named ‘Product of the Year’..

August 2017

KM Packaging launches new lidding film

KM Packaging Services has launched a new lidding film created specifically for “demanding” applications. The new KPeel Flex Pet film offers enhanced seal..

July 2017

Breathable film scoops top award

A breathable film created by RPC bpi protec has been named winner of a top sustainability award. The X-Hance film scooped the gong in the Cutting Food Waste..

July 2017

Green credentials bring cost savings to food firm

A Scottish food manufacturer has saved a reported £375,000 per year following a raft of improvements in its environmental measures, including savings on..

July 2017

Metal detectors the ‘natural choice’ for Britain’s food-on-the-go SMEs

By Phil Brown, European sales director at Fortress Technology ACCORDING to statistics gathered by DEFRA for the annual Food Statistics Pocketbook, SMEs in the..

July 2017

Peebles bottling firm gears up for expansion

PROVIDER of bottling and packaging solutions Evolution BPS is set to further expand its team this year by taking on its first engineering apprentice. The..

July 2017