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Outsourcing Seasonal Packaging Requirements For Ease & Success

Outsourcing Seasonal Packaging Requirements For Ease & Success

Stuart Pritchard June 5, 2019 0

Outsourcing is the perfect way to maximise the opportunities of seasonal gift packs, says RODNEY STEEL, Chief Executive, BCMPA… As the saying goes ‘any excuse for a party’, so the same could be said

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Take A Different Direction For Post-Brexit UK

Take A Different Direction For Post-Brexit UK

Stuart Pritchard June 4, 2019 0

STEPHEN JARROLD, Sales and Marketing Director at Denny Bros, reflects on the last Packaging Innovations Show and how the industry is responding to on-going Brexit uncertainty… When you arrive at any trade show, you

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Lidl Trials Trailblazing Meat Label

Lidl Trials Trailblazing Meat Label

Stuart Pritchard June 4, 2019 0

Lidl GB is introducing a new UK-first method of production meat label, which will be trialled on all of its fresh chicken products, improving transparency and helping customers to make more informed decisions. When

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Smirnoff Unveils Bold New Bottle Design

Smirnoff Unveils Bold New Bottle Design

Stuart Pritchard June 4, 2019 0

Vodka brand Smirnoff has unveiled an impactful new look, helping licensees to drive vodka sales this summer. The brand has enhanced and redesigned its entire portfolio packaging, including the iconic Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka bottle.

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New Life Cycle Assessment Of Aluminium Beverage Cans Shows Significant Carbon Emissions Reduction

New Life Cycle Assessment Of Aluminium Beverage Cans Shows Significant Carbon Emissions Reduction

Stuart Pritchard June 3, 2019 0

Metal Packaging Europe, the association of European producers of rigid metal packaging and their supply chain partners, completed a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of aluminium beverage cans (25, 33 and 50 cl volumes).

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Unilever Makes Black Plastic Breakthrough

Unilever Makes Black Plastic Breakthrough

Stuart Pritchard May 31, 2019 0

Unilever has announced that it has pioneered the development of a new detectable black pigment for our High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles – used for brands such aas TRESemmé and Lynx (Axe) – so

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Association of Accounting Technicians Calls For Tougher Plastic Tax

Association of Accounting Technicians Calls For Tougher Plastic Tax

Stuart Pritchard May 30, 2019 0

The UK government’s plans to introduce a plastic tax lack the ambition to live up to the claim of being “world leading”, according to the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled

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Compostable Bioplastic Created For Food Packaging

Compostable Bioplastic Created For Food Packaging

Stuart Pritchard May 29, 2019 0

Scientists at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) in Lithuania have developed a bioplastic that can biodegrade in conventional compost bins within two years, making it a suitable alternative to conventional plastics current used in

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HiPP Organic To Phase Out Plastic Packaging By 2025

HiPP Organic To Phase Out Plastic Packaging By 2025

Stuart Pritchard May 28, 2019 0

German baby food manufacturer Hipp is looking to get rid of plastic in its packaging by 2025. To achieve this goal, the market leader for baby food in Germany would use more glass and

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Asda Trials Plastic-Reduced Packaging For Fresh Chicken

Asda Trials Plastic-Reduced Packaging For Fresh Chicken

Stuart Pritchard May 28, 2019 0

Asda is trialling a new kind of packaging for fresh chicken that will save 75 tonnes of plastic waste. As part of its commitment to reduce plastic waste, Asda is swapping the hard plastic

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