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Crown keeps check on increasing demand for single-serve packs

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 15:13

EU demographic trends are continuing to help drive the popularity of single-serve packs across the food sector.

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Packaging Innovations 2019 | New partnership with Industrial Pack

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 13:58

Industrial Pack, the UK’s only dedicated show for industrial, transit and protective packaging, is set to make its debut at the Birmingham show.

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Walkers launches first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 11:15

The first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets has been launched today by Walkers and TerraCycle.

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CPI works on project to cut plastic pollution

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 10:53

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is collaborating on a project to drive forward the development of food packaging that is less damaging to the environment.

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Gerard Heanue steps down from Heidelberg UK

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 08:52

Gerard Heanue is to leave his post as managing director of Heidelberg UK, Sweden, Denmark and South Africa.

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Diageo reaffirms commitment to sustainable agricultural supply chains and packaging

Packaging News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:06

Diageo has announced a reinvigorated sustainable agriculture strategy as well as reaffirming its packaging sustainability strategy.

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Contract Packing sector remains concerned at government’s Brexit progress

Packaging News - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:45

The uncertainty of Brexit has impacted labour supply, lack of clarity has halted investment and stalled critical decision making in the contract packing sector.

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Smurfit Kappa details charitable and social involvement

Packaging News - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:51

Smurfit Kappa has released information about its social and charitable work over the year.

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James Cropper revamps livery branding

Packaging News - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 07:18

Paper-maker James Cropper has revamped its livery branding for its delivery fleet in partnership with Foldability.

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Tri-Star Packaging produces 100% recycled plastic salad packs for Chop’d

Packaging News - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 06:01

Food to Go chain Chop’d will be selling its salad offering in 100% recycled PET from January 2019, supplied by Tri-Star Packaging.

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UK to allocate £60m for sustainable packaging

Packaging News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 16:39

The government has announced up to £60m in new funding for packaging, including potentially transforming food scraps into plastic bags.

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Unilever to invest €100k in plastic-free laundry tablet

Packaging News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 13:53

Unilever is to invest €100,000 in a new plastic-free laundry tablet following a one-day ‘Hackathon’ event.

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DS Smith seeks buyer for plastics division

Packaging News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 09:54

DS Smith is looking to sell its plastics division after profits and revenue were up in the first half of the year.

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Chanel invests in biodegradable material firm Sulapac

Packaging News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 09:27

French luxury house Chanel has invested in Finnish biodegradable material company Sulapac, listed among the top-100 start-ups in Europe by Wired Magazine.

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UPM Raflatac expands RafCycle label liner to North America

Packaging News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 08:03

UPM Raflatac’s RafCycle recycling solution has expanded to the United States and Canada.

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Packaging Innovations 2019 | Contract Pack: Q&A with BCMPA’s Rodney Steel

Packaging News - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 14:57

Rodney Steel, chief executive of the BCMPA, explains why contract packing has become an integral part of the packaging supply chain.

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