Irvine glass plant recognised for sustainability innovation

ARDAGH Group has won a sustainability innovation award at the inaugural International Beverage Awards, held recently in Tokyo. The business fought off competition from 84 entries...

‘Market-changing’ solution earns Parkside top award

PARKSIDE has won a Worldstar Packaging Award after teaming up with Northcoast Seafoods to create a reclosable pack for frozen foods. The firm triumphed won the...
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Campaigners urge Holyrood to adopt Nordic-style variable DRS

CAMPAIGNERS have urged the Scottish Government to implement a Nordic-style deposit return scheme with a variable rate after research found 'landslide' public support for...

Diageo creates plastic-free paper-based spirits bottle

DIAGEO has revealed it has created what it described as the world’s first ever 100% plastic-free, paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced...

Corona to pilot new beer packs made using barley

CORONA is introducing a new circular form of packaging for six-packs which harnesses surplus barley straw to create a sustainable paper solution. The drinks giant...

Lidl to trial new traffic light labelling system in Scottish stores

LIDL GB is set to trial a new traffic light labelling system across its 105 Scottish stores this September. The retailer will apply Eco-Score labelling...

Face-to-face business ‘reignited’ at London packaging show

ORGANISERS of Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London said they are 'thrilled' with how the event turned out. The show treated visitors to a seminar line-up...

‘Breathtaking’ gin bottle launched to mark Platinum Jubilee

A limited edition gin bottle commemorating The Queen's Platinum Jubilee has been released by Silent Pool Gin. The bottle was provided by glass packaging specialist,...
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Alloa brewery joins recycling initiative

ALLOA-based Williams Bros. Brewing Co has joined the OneCircle project to provide a KeyKeg collection hub for breweries in central Scotland. The independent brewery is...

Recycled content guidelines in plastic packaging launched

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has teamed up with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to...
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