Food & Drink

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Aldi launches flat recycled PET wine bottles

ALDI has launched what it says is the UK's first supermarket own-brand flat recycled PET wine bottles. The retailer's Chapter & Verse Shiraz and Chapter...

LineView Solutions unlocks £5.4m in capacity increase for Britvic

LineView Solutions, a provider of manufacturing optimisation solutions, has revealed it has unlocked £5.4 million in capacity increase at Britvic’s factory in Rugby, UK...

Staropramen launches in recyclable multipacks

STAROPRAMEN, the number one Prague beer in the world according to the Czech Beer and Malt Association, is celebrating the launch of its new...

Flexible food packaging sector collaborates to create new snack packaging

SEVERAL partners from across the flexible food packaging supply chain have worked together to launch new snack packaging. The 'premium quality' packaging contains 50% recycled...

2024 FPA Awards winners announced

THE winners of the 2024 Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) Awards have been announced at a ceremony in Brighton. More than 450 FPA members and their...

Sustainability Accelerates a Change in Meat Packaging Strategies

Sustainability is major trend for the European meat industry. It has the potential to significantly influence consumer attitudes and purchasing habits, and impact almost every part of the farm-to-fork supply chain. Stephanie Poole, Business Development Director at SEE explains why packaging, in particular, is so critical to this industry-defining trend.  

Lidl unveils Glasgow mural made from over 30,000 bottle caps

LIDL has unveiled a 25ft mural, inspired by Botticelli, in Glasgow city, made from over 30,000 bottle caps. The hand-crafted mural - aptly named Bottlecelli...

Aldi launches own-brand paper wine bottles

ALDI is launching what it calls the UK’s first supermarket own-brand paper wine bottles. The Cambalala South African Shiraz and Cambalala South African Sauvignon Blanc...

SIG on course for aseptic carton pack milestone

SIG is poised to hit another milestone as the three billionth SIG aseptic carton pack using packaging material without an aluminium layer is delivered...

Flint Group highlights role of inks and coatings in safe food packaging

FLINT Group has launched a new whitepaper outlining the role of inks and coatings in supporting safe food packaging. The resource explores the challenges posed...