Packaging Scotland


Glass packs boost neonatal fundraising drive

GLASS packaging is playing a key role in a poignant fundraising project in Poland. The ‘Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity’ is set to hosts its annual..

January 2018

Green credentials give glass the edge

By Charlotte Taylor, marketing manager, Beatson Clark WITH plastic filling our oceans, and awareness growing of the need to protect our planet from pollution,..

October 2017

Roar of approval for Lisbon Lions pack initiative

CELTIC fans can have limited-edition ‘Lisbon Lions’ packs of Magners delivered to their homes thanks to a “first-of-its-kind”..

August 2017

Edinburgh Gin gives fruit liqueurs a makeover

EDINBURGH Gin has introduced a fresh look for its fruit gin liqueurs. The new bottles, hand-blown by artisan glassmakers in Italy, feature an embossed logo and..

August 2017

Alloa firm shows a touch of glass to help local church

A church in Alloa is marking its 200th anniversary with the help of its neighbour – local glassmaker, O-I. O-I has confirmed it will sponsor the design..

June 2017

Glass tops class in food safety and recycling survey

More than half of UK consumers want food and drink in glass packaging, according to a recently published survey. The independent survey, which was commissioned..

May 2017

Scots distillery uses pharma bottle for craft gin

A Scottish distillery has chosen a Beatson Clark bottle originally intended for pharmaceutical products for its new craft gin. Brewdog-backed LoneWolf..

May 2017

Limited edition lager packs scoop top awards

TENNENT’S is celebrating after two of the firm’s recently released limited edition bottle packs picked up awards at the European Flexographic..

April 2017

O-I adds to spirit sector capabilities

GLASS packaging specialist O-I plans “continued investment”in its Alloa facility to increase its offering in the premium spirits sector. Vitaliano Torno,..

April 2017

Miniature bottle hops onto the market

SCOTTISH craft beer specialist BrewDog has launched a 22% miniature hit of hops sold in 100ml bottles produced by Beatson Clark. Hop Shot is described by..

March 2017