Diageo confirms paper-based bottle trial for Baileys

DIAGEO has revealed plans to trial paper-based packaging for Baileys, the Original Irish Cream Liqueur. In partnership with PA Consulting, as part of the Bottle...

Campaign aims to ‘dispel myths’ around sustainable packaging in luxury markets

FOR the first time in its 179-year history, papermaker James Cropper has teamed up with two external brands - Foilco and Dreyer Kliche -...

Major UK retailer becomes founding member of packaging recycling scheme

RECYCLING technology specialist Polytag has announced retailer M&S as a founding member of its Polytag Ecotrace Programme, an initiative designed to optimise the tracing...

Intelligent energy management: your key towards sustainable manufacturing

By Sam Tilley, regional general manager (UK, Ireland & Nordics), OMRON Whether working in automotive or logistics, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or food and drink,...

UPM Raflatac launches ‘groundbreaking’ new label material

UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of its New Wave paper label material, which is compatible with recycling. The firm revealed it is the first...

PP-based mono-material gives Mondi another slice of sustainable packaging

MONDI has collaborated with Scan Sverige to create a polypropylene (PP) based mono-material packaging, that is designed for recycling. Scan Sverige has over a century of...

Study claims move to sustainable packaging in FMCG sector is ‘too slow’

A new study by Aquapak has revealed 92% of UK packaging experts responsible for packaging R&D, technology, design and sustainability for FMCG brands plan...

Commitment to sustainability ‘central’ to Croxsons operations

GLASS packaging business Croxsons is promoting its new sustainability campaign, including the use of and planning for zero-carbon furnaces for glass production. The company revealed...

Aldi launches recyclable butter packaging in ‘UK supermarket first’

ALDI is rolling out a new recyclable wrap packaging on two of its own-label butter lines in what it says is a UK supermarket...

UK public’s plastic pollution concerns grow

NEW research has revealed that 64% of UK shoppers are motivated to reduce their single-use packaging when shopping for groceries. Environmental charity, City to Sea,...