Food & Drink

Find out the latest food and drink news from the packaging industry

Marks and Spencer aims to ‘supercharge’ innovation

MARKS and Spencer is to 'supercharge' innovation through the launch of a new hub which it says will address some of the biggest sector-wide...

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...

Recycled paper wine bottle launched

A new paper wine bottle has been launched, which has been described as the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the...

New multi-pack solution offers sustainability and functionality benefits

WAVEGRIP has announced the launch of a new style of multi-pack carrier for cans featuring over 50% recycled plastic. Recyclable with polyethylene (PE) film collection...

New system proves to be a piece of cake

KENSAL Handling Systems has revealed details of a recent project to install an end of line palletising system for a cake manufacturer. The system,...

Edinburgh manufacturer earns recognition for growth

EDINBURGH-headquartered Vegware has been ranked 75th in this year’s Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 list of Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing sales. The manufacturer of compostable cups,...

New labelling legislation for pre-packed for direct sale foods

FOOD businesses in Scotland will be required to include additional allergen labelling on pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) foods under new legislation. The new rules...

New group vows to reinforce standards for paper straws

A number of stakeholders from across the paper straw supply chain have founded a new charter of trust for compliance standards relating to all...

Hellmann’s confirms switch to 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles

HELLMANN'S has announced it has started moving its full ‘squeezy’ range in the UK to bottles made with 100% post-consumer recycled PET plastic. The Unilever...

Innis & Gunn unveils new clear packs to showcase ‘vibrant’ beer

NEW clear packs have been unveiled for two Innis & Gunn ranges as the brewer looks to showcase the 'vibrant and varied' colours of...