Waitrose report reveals influence of TikTok and plastic concerns

WAITROSE'S annual food & drink report has revealed increasing concerns amongst customers over the amount of plastic in packaging. Just over 70% of respondents said...

Packaging association warns industry is ‘not ready’ for plastics tax

THE Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) has warned that the sector is not ready for the impending Plastic Packaging Tax. It comes following a survey amongst...

New baby food pouch hailed as showing ‘commitment to future generations’

PICCOLO has launched a 100% recyclable baby food pouch suitable for kerbside recycling, described as a 'UK first'. Previously, the pouches were made from both...

Organisation warn of increase in plastic consumption should DRS include cans

A UK-wide deposit return scheme (DRS) including aluminium cans could result in an extra 823 million plastic bottles being produced, according to Alupro. The not-for-profit...

Deadline extended for entering Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

THE deadline for the inaugural Plastics Recycling Awards Europe has been extended to 12 January 2018. The awards are open to organisations and individuals across Europe...
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Unilever announces major packaging plans

UNILEVER, the company behind brands such as Ben & Jerry’s; Persil; TRESemmé and Hellman’s, has announced that by 2025 it will halve its use...

Battles adopt Berlin Packaging UK’s new Dosing Bottle

Sponsored content: Originally, Battles had no intention of altering their bottle design. However, when Berlin Packaging UK introduced the Dosing Bottle, it emerged as a compelling alternative to their existing choice.

Amcor invests in new production line for shrink bags and films

AMCOR has invested in a new production line for 'high-performance' shrink bags and films for meat and cheese at its Amcor Flexibles plant in...

10p bag levy: a step in the right direction or double trouble?

With the UK Government poised to double the single-use plastic bag levy to 10p - subject to consultation - south of the border, Packaging...

Exporta Global launches new plastic containers

Plastic pallet supplier Exporta Global has launched a new range of heavy-duty attached lid plastic containers. The containers are available in 45 and 60 litre...