Food & Drink

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

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Whisky giant to mark birthday with fresh look

A new look whisky bottle design has been unveiled to mark Whyte & Mackay’s 175th birthday celebrations

International food and drink firms make tracks to Birmingham

INTERNATIONAL cuisines have long been on the rise in the UK as consumers become more adventurous and are exposed to a wider range of foods...

Scots brothers expand restaurant into retail with sustainably packaged products

A family-owned restaurant operating in Edinburgh and Aberdeen is moving into the retail sector with the launch of a new range of products in...

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 packaging. Farne...

Scottish parent company of Tom Walker & Sons confirms rebrand

HMS, the parent company of several ingredient businesses, has revealed a new identity and name – The Albex Group. The firm is a major player...

Flow wrapper helps ensure life is sweet for chocolate specialist

A confectionary business that produces handmade chocolate treats has invested in a new horizontal flow wrapper from ULMA Packaging UK. Nottingham-based Gourmet Chocolate Pizza Co...

Rice box innovation looks to address ‘problem plastic’

DS Smith has announced it has teamed up with Veetee Rice to create a fully recyclable rice box. The packaging specialist said the aim is...

Heinz looks to develop ketchup bottle made from wood

HEINZ has announced it is to develop a prototype ketchup bottle made entirely from sustainably sourced wood chip. The firm will work alongside Pulpex on...

Glass manufacturer invests in recycling system

BEATSON Clark has splashed out £840,000 in a new recycling plant. The company, which makes glass bottles and jars for the food, drink and pharmaceutical sectors,...

Producers may not have to re-label eggs during bird flu outbreaks under new proposals

PRODUCERS may no longer be required to change how eggs are labelled during an outbreak of avian influenza under new proposals by the UK...