• Loop trial launch

    Loop trial launch

    The highly anticipated ‘Loop’ launch has lift off – in Paris. French retailer Carrefour and US waste recycling company TerraCycle have started testing the online platform which allow shoppers to buy selected products in reusable containers. The order is then delivered directly to their doorstep and once used, the containers are collected and cleaned for

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  • WorldStar winners revealed

    WorldStar winners revealed

    Historic Prague provided the perfect backdrop for the 2019 WorldStar Awards which attracted – and celebrated – packaging innovators from across the globe The winners of the 2019 WorldStar Awards have been revealed at a glittering presentation and gala dinner in Prague, Czech republic, with more than 350 industry professionals from across the globe attending

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  • Arrivals and Departures

    Arrivals and Departures

    Boardroom ShuffleKimberly Nelson will join the Tate & Lyle Board as non-executive director from July. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the food and beverage industry, having held numerous senior brand and general management roles at General Mills, over 30 years. Douglas Hurt will retire from the Board, having served as a

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  • Clearmark receive double award shortlisting for ‘Excellence In Industry’ and ‘Employer Of The Year’

    Clearmark receive double award shortlisting for ‘Excellence In Industry’ and ‘Employer Of The Year’

    Clearmark Solutions (ICE), experts in coding and labelling, was recently shortlisted for two business performance accolades by the Nottingham Post, recognising an ongoing commitment to business improvement.   After several weeks of consideration, the Nottingham Post Business Award committee and its sponsors announced Clearmark as double finalists in the ‘Excellence in Industry’ and ‘Employer of the

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  • International confectionery manufacturer completes seven year project to bring all production in-house

    International confectionery manufacturer completes seven year project to bring all production in-house

    A SEVEN year relationship between international toppings and inclusions supplier Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd and Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS) has culminated in the completion of a £3million investment in custom-built production facilities, streamlining processes and bringing everything in-house for the first time. With the objective of adding value to Pecan Deluxe and its

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  • Nestlé and Veolia join forces

    Nestlé and Veolia join forces

    Nestlé has partnered up with the world’s leading resource management company, Veolia, to tackle environmental leakages and develop a recycling scheme. The collaboration will hone in on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. The projects will focus on eleven “priority” countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America

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  • M&S to launch supermarket sized food stores

    M&S to launch supermarket sized food stores

    Marks & Spencer is opening stores dedicated to a full food range ahead of an online delivery launch with Ocado next year. Only 12 of its stores currently offer all 6,500 of its food products. However, in a further major shift away from clothing, it said it would target the weekly family grocery shop and

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  • British aerosol sales soar

    British aerosol sales soar

    More aerosols were manufactured in the UK last year than ever before according to latest statistics that also point to anti-perspirants as the constant, driving force across the sector. British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) figures show 1.566 billion cans were filled in 2018, an increase of 4.5 million units compared to the previous year. BAMA

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  • AB InBev reveals UK rebrand

    AB InBev reveals UK rebrand

    AB InBev has undergone a significant rebrand as part of a long term strategy to drive awareness and make the global beer giant more recognisable across the UK and Ireland. Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I has been unveiled as the company’s new UK name.  With a new President in Paula Lindenberg, the opening of new, state-of-the-art

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