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Irn-Bru maker outlines new sustainable packaging goals

A.G. Barr, producer of Irn-Bru, Rubicon and Funkin drinks brands, has confirmed plans to be carbon net zero by 2040. The firm has also...

MPs urge Government for change over single-use packaging regulations

A committee of MPs has called on the UK Government to focus on reducing all forms of single-use packaging, whilst also making alterations to the proposed plastic packaging tax

Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola launches in ready-to-drink format

JACK Daniel's and Coca-Cola have announced the launch of Jack Daniel's and Coca-Cola ready-to-drink (RTD) in the UK. The packaging of the new drink is...
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Biscuit firm bordering on plastic free packaging

BORDER Biscuits have unveiled new packaging for their products which will feature 90% less plastic than before

Adding colour for summer

COCA-Cola Turkey has claimed to be making “unprecedented” use of thermochromic inks to add colour, function and fun to its summer can range. The designs...

Organisations raise concerns over flat rate DRS in Scotland

THE Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is urging MSPs to vote against the Scottish Government's proposals, as they currently stand, for a national deposit...

Quality Street to move to paper wrappers in ‘major’ packaging innovation

NESTLÉ has announced what it says is 'industry-leading' packaging innovations for its Quality Street and KitKat brands. It will see Quality Street move to recyclable...

Sustainable multi-pack solution aims to come out Top

SMURFIT Kappa has announced its TopClip solution will be utilised by beer brewer Royal Grolsch as a paper-based replacement for the plastic shrink wrap...
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The Four Packaging Machines That Fish Processors Need to Know About In 2023

The aquaculture industry generated over £1.3billion in revenue in 2022, with Scottish salmon farming accounting for approx. 93%.

‘Wonky’ bread box utilises home-compostable bags

THE UK's 'first' wonky bread box is to utilise home-compostable bags from KM Packaging to make the offering more sustainable. Earth & Wheat is behind...