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...

Loma offer advice against BRC Global Standard for food safety

LOMA SYSTEMS, official partner of the BRC Global Standards organisation, is offering advice and expertise to support companies reviewing their inspection equipment following the...

Surgeons call for end of fireworks being packaged as ‘toys’

A coalition of surgeons have called on the UK Government to implement strict new laws on the packaging of fireworks. The British Association of Plastic,...

New guide offers packaging advice for socially-distanced catering models

COMPOSTABLE packaging specialist Vegware has created a 24-page guide to help foodservice businesses plan for socially-distanced service models. The Edinburgh-headquartered business revealed disposables are in...

Bacardi vows to launch 100% biodegradable spirits bottle

BACARDI has announced plans to put the 'world’s most sustainable spirits bottle' on shelves by 2023. The drinks giant said the 100% biodegradable bottle will...

Aldi to use Prevented Ocean Plastic to package fishcakes range

ALDI has announced that it is to introduce packaging made from Prevented Ocean Plastic across its entire range of own-label fishcakes and crispbakes. The packaging,...

Great to be back: PPMA Show 2021 brings welcome return of live events

Despite the ongoing pandemic-related challenges and recent fuel crisis, organisers of PPMA Show 2021 revealed the event attracted a ‘solid’ attendance, as more than...

Sustainable gin pouches launched ahead of Mother’s Day

DARNLEY'S Gin has announced the launch of its sustainable gin pouches in time for Mother’s Day. Described as an 'eye-catching, unique present that gin-lovers can...

Vegware Sustainability Report outlines progress on environmental ambitions

COMPOSTABLE foodservice packaging specialist Vegware has released its Sustainability Report 2021. The report highlights the Edinburgh-headquartered firm's commitment to driving access to composting infrastructure, and...

Macfarlane trading ‘in line with expectations’

GLASGOW-based Macfarlane Group has issued a trading update in which the protective packaging specialist revealed it expects financial results for 2022 to be ahead...