Food & Drink

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

Seasonal jar designs are a clear winner this Easter

BERRY PET Power has revealed its range of standard confectionery jars now includes two Easter-themed versions. The 300ml jars are available in egg and bunny...

New £1m fund looks to remove barriers facing reusable packaging

A £1 million fund has been launched by Hubbub and Starbucks in a bid to remove barriers to reusable packaging in the food and...

Reusable bottle launched for ‘on-the-go’ drinking

BERRY PET Power has announced it is launching a reusable drinking bottle to meet demand for a convenient on-the-go solution that offers an alternative...

Firm offers heat sealing masterclasses to food retailers

TRAY sealing firm, Proseal, has developed a special training course to help customers further improve the quality of their film sealing. The company's Heat Sealing Masterclass details...

Firm set for marathon effort to recycle used water bottles

THOUSANDS of used water bottles are set to be recycled following this weekend's London Marathon. To help promote circularity of plastic bottles, official water sponsors...

New Foodservice Packaging Zone set for Birmingham exhibition

ORGANISERS of February's Packaging Innovations & Empack Birmingham event have confirmed the show will feature a dedicated Foodservice Packaging Zone. The development has been coordinated...

New machine has flexibility in the bag for snacks producers

ISHIDA Europe has announced the launch of a new vertical form fill seal (VFFS) bagmaker, described as delivering a 30% increase in speed compared...

SNP stalwart calls for DRS plans to be paused

A prominent SNP MSP has called for Scotland's planned introduction of a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) to be paused for at least 18 months. DRS...

McDonald’s to publish report on reusable packaging

MCDONALD'S Corporation has pledged to evaluate and report on the opportunities and risks posed by switching to reusable packaging - including impacts related to...

Paper-bottomed cans provide sustainable solution for breakfast brand

PACKAGING manufacturer Sonoco has revealed how it helped breakfast cereals specialist OneDayMore convert its packaging to a more sustainable solution. OneDayMore's breakfast products include muesli,...