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Food fraud: Sizing up the threat

All eyes are on the food industry following a year of damaging press and increasing reports of fraud and inauthentic produce. Packaging Scotland looks...
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Extra push for plastic packaging recycling

EARLY September saw the launch of a national plastics recycling campaign, Pledge 4 Plastics. Led by Recoup (see article above), the initiative is a...
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A few highlights from the PPMA awards

A total of 13 award categories were recognised by an independent panel at this year’s PPMA Group Industry Awards on 30 September at the...
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Addressing plastics recycling challenges

INDEPENDENT plastics recycling organisation Recoup had its conference and AGM in Peterborough in late September, with over 250 delegates in attendance. Dr Helmut...
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Chemicals in plastics

THE BPF is pleased to announce that ‘Chemicals in Plastics’ will take place on 23rd October 2014 at the BPF House in London and...
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Neuromarketing and packaging

SIG Combibloc looks at how the latest brain research is being incorporated in the design of packaging. PACKAGING is not there just to protect food...
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More than paper victory

DIGITAL print group Vistaprint recently announced its supplier of the year award as Scottish employee-owned premium paper and board makers Tullis Russell. Paulo Milko,...
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Telling the stories of spirits

A series of talks at the Luxury Packaging Show on 1 October provided insight into some of the latest ideas for the packaging of...
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Finding the right approach to China

China is becoming a key market for food packaging suppliers, as a transition from traditional shops to Western-style supermarkets gathers pace. Two recent market...
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Additives battle bacterial contamination

Late July saw three of the UK’s leading supermarkets launching investigations into their chicken supplies after a national newspaper uncovered a catalogue of alleged...