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Coffee shops urged to switch to fully recyclable cups

A petition calling on UK coffee shops to review their current paper cup suppliers has reached over 5,000 signatures ahead of World Environment Day. The...
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Arla to bin use-by dates in waste cut bid

ARLA Foods is to remove use-by dates from its branded fresh milk and yoghurts and replace them with best before dates only

McDonald’s unveils new ‘evolved’ paper straws in Europe-wide sustainability trials

MCDONALD’S are to trial a series of environmentally positive changes across their European franchises. The trials form part of the fast food chain’s ‘Better M’...

Flat wine bottle innovation scoops another top award

Garçon Wines, whose flat wine bottle was featured in Packaging Scotland, has won a top innovation prize at the inaugural Food & Drink Awards. Hosted by...
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Can (and should) sustainability be a USP for food brands?

GOOD news! Sustainability has arrived at the heart of the c-suite: and thank goodness there are opportunities to make money from it too.

SIG paper straws set to be launched in Europe

SIG's fully recyclable and renewable paper straw solution for aseptic carton packs is to be launched for the first time in Europe by Intermarché,...

Loch Lomond Whiskies unveils new packaging

LOCH Lomond Whiskies has unveiled new packaging for its domestic and travel retail single malt Scotch whisky ranges. The firm said the new look packaging...
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Conquering the art of can coding

A traditional soft drink canning line processes enough beverage to fill two Olympic-size swimming pools every week, could your coder keep up the pace?
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Weedon group sees i2i with retail giant

  i2i europe has been appointed to oversee the Co-op's own brand store packaging. The creative services arm of the Weedon Group of independent corrugated packaging...

Plastic lids to be removed from Quaker’s Oat So Simple range

QUAKER has removed the plastic lids from its Oat So Simple range of porridge pots, in what parent company PepsiCo described as another step...