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20 Jun
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McDonald’s plans to phase out plastic straws across the UK
Category: Industry News
Fast food giant McDonald’s has become the latest big foodservice name to outlaw plastic straws at its UK outlets. The restaurant chain will replace plastic straws with paper one...
14 Jun
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A perfect example of gross overpackaging!
Category: Action Point News, Industry News
Many mail order companies are still over-packaging items being delivered to customers, resulting in wasted materials and resources as they send out “big boxes of nothing”. These...
06 Jun
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Waitrose creates punnets using dried tomato leaves
Category: Industry News
Waitrose is experimenting with a new form of non-plastic punnet which uses tomato leaves to help package tomatoes. The packaging is created in a complex process using the latest...
25 May
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Cornetto rolls out new logo and packaging to look more “natural”
Category: Industry News
The Italian ice-cream brand, which turns 60 next year, has launched a “simplified” new look created by Design Bridge that aims to appear “younger and fresher”. Design Bridge has...
14 May
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European Commission proposes taxing non-recycled plastic packaging waste after Brexit
Category: Industry News
The European Commission has announced plans to tax non-recycled plastic packaging waste in the new EU budget, following Britain’s exit next. It has suggested European Union nati...
03 May
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‘Only 10%’ of UK businesses considering packaging improvement
Category: Industry News
Around half of UK businesses have not prepared for a rise in e-commerce deliveries which might affect the condition of their products’ packaging.   Half the firms surveyed ...
20 Apr
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UK to ban plastic straws and calls on Commonwealth to fight marine waste
Category: Industry News
The Government has announced the end to the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds at the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit. P...
11 Apr
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Putting the eco in e-commerce
Category: Industry News
There are several challenges facing those providing packaging for the growing e-commerce market but Tony Corbin finds that many are rising to them and reaping rewards Last month...
29 Mar
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BEPPS (black eyed pea puff snack) launches in eye-catching pack
Category: Industry News
Created to meet the burgeoning demand for innovative and healthy snacks, BEPPS are available in three varieties: Sweet Chilli, Sea Salt & Black Pepper and Cheese Flavour. BE...
07 Mar
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New look and feel for Diet Coke
Category: Industry News
CCEP has unveiled a new design for Diet Coke as part of a brand refresh.   Part of a brand refresh, the new pack design coincides with the arrival of bold new flavours and ...