Recyclable paper straw launched for drinks cartons

TRANSCEND Packaging has unveiled a fully-recyclable and biodegradable U-bend paper straw for drinks cartons. Ribena will be the first UK juice drinks brand to introduce...

Lidl GB outlines new plastic and packaging ambitions

LIDL GB has outlined a new set of plastic and packaging targets, as part of its strategy to eliminate waste. The retailer revealed it has...

Covid-19 grounds PRSE until 2021

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) have announced the postponement of PRSE 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The event was due...

Macfarlane hails ‘exceptional’ contribution of employees as financial results show resilience

MACFARLANE Group has recorded a 'resilient' financial performance in the first half of 2020 despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Glasgow-headquarted business...

Malting firm unveils new £2m packaging line

A Scottish malting firm has opened a new £2 million packaging line in Alloa, in a move which will look to help support Scottish...

Proposed plastic tax could see ‘considerably’ higher packaging costs

THE British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has warned that the UK Government's proposed plastic packaging tax could see firms paying 'considerably' more for packaging...

Loch Lomond Whiskies unveils new packaging

LOCH Lomond Whiskies has unveiled new packaging for its domestic and travel retail single malt Scotch whisky ranges. The firm said the new look packaging...

‘E-vent’ ceremony set to celebrate the best cartonboard packs

FOLLOWING the postponement of the 2020 ECMA Congress, Pro Carton and ECMA have announced they will host their first joint virtual event, called the...

Cullen plans to use football sponsorship to spread eco-friendly message

CULLEN has announced a two-year sponsorship deal with SPFL top flight outfit Hamilton Academical Football Club as its new front of shirt partner. The Glasgow-based moulded...

Stirling business designs whisky packaging to highlight sustainability and raise funds for charity

STIRLING-based Blue Box Design has produced premium whisky packaging to both highlight sustainability and raise funds for the chosen charities of record-breaking Atlantic rowers, the...