Food & Drink

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

‘Market-changing’ solution earns Parkside top award

PARKSIDE has won a Worldstar Packaging Award after teaming up with Northcoast Seafoods to create a reclosable pack for frozen foods. The firm triumphed won the...

TopClip system brings tangible benefits for craft brewer

SMURFIT Kappa has provided a Belgian craft brewer with the TopClip packaging system, a paper-based replacement for shrink wrap that bundles beverage multi-packs. BeerSelect has...

Old Norse legends inspire winner of young designer competition

A young British designer has been confirmed as the winner of the 2021 O-I : EXPRESSIONS Design Awards with an entry inspired by old...

Sustainable punnet solutions launched for fresh produce market

SMURFIT Kappa is introducing its punnet portfolio for fresh produce in Europe. The 'Safe&Green' portfolio is the packaging giant's paper-based solution comprising designs that are...

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 in whisky packaging, said the...

Co-op to launch new food-to-go range with reduced packaging

THE Co-op has relaunched its food-to-go range with a new 'global inspired' theme and reduction in packaging. It will feature less packaging and the removal...

The necessary shift within sustainable packaging

Although the public has widely supported the switch to sustainable forms of pack materials, more adoption of appropriate machinery is required to allow greater...

Host venue of COP26 unveils new packaging measures ahead of event

THE Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has unveiled new packaging measures ahead of hosting the COP26 summit later this year. It comes as part of the...

Loma unveils Version 2 of data reporting software

LOMA Systems has announced the launch of Version 2 of its TRACS (Trending-Reporting-Analysis-Capture-Software) data reporting and analysis software. The new graphical network-based tool monitors the...

Flow-wrappers prove Paramount

PARAMOUNT Packaging Systems claims to be seeing increasing demand for its Alpha VII flow-wrapping equipment. Paramount is the exclusive distributor of Fuji Machinery Company’s horizontal and vertical form-fill-seal...