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Philip Chadwick | Credit where it’s due on wrap rage but this is one issue that won’t be going away soon

Philip Chadwick | Credit where it’s due on wrap rage but this is one issue that won’t be going away soon

February 12, 2014 No Comments »

Last month I took to the airwaves to defend packaging Read More »

Josh Brooks | The answer to the litter problem is simple: stop littering

Josh Brooks | The answer to the litter problem is simple: stop littering

January 20, 2014 5 Comments »

There is plenty of great work going on to tackle the litter problem, but is it the packaging supply chain's problem? Josh Brooks looked for the answers at last week's... Read More »

Philip Chadwick | The food waste conundrum might just be turning a big corner in the coming months

Philip Chadwick | The food waste conundrum might just be turning a big corner in the coming months

January 8, 2014 No Comments »

So here we are in 2014. Food waste is again hitting the headlines and, in Simon Creasey’s food feature, it’s clear that packaging designers are creating innovations that will help... Read More »

Philip Chadwick | A frenzy of M&A activity rounds off 2013

Philip Chadwick | A frenzy of M&A activity rounds off 2013

December 5, 2013 Comments Off

It’s been a pretty breathless end to 2013. Merger and acquisition activity has been frantic with several convertors under new ownership across a wide range of sectors Read More »

Josh Brooks | Now the single-use carrier bag is a healthy choice: but that’s the first of many twists

Josh Brooks | Now the single-use carrier bag is a healthy choice: but that’s the first of many twists

November 7, 2013 Comments Off

Outspoken blog The Huffington Post this month ordered users of bags for life to “wipe that smug grin off your face”. They are, you see, a health risk (the bags,... Read More »

Josh Brooks | Don’t cry victory on plain cigarette packs; they are likely to come into force in the end

Josh Brooks | Don’t cry victory on plain cigarette packs; they are likely to come into force in the end

August 5, 2013 Comments Off

Will July 2013 go down in this industry’s history as the month when packaging brought down the government? I suspect not, but it has been a fascinating and at times... Read More »

Josh Brooks: The Share a Coke campaign is genius, but where is the bottle with my name on it?

Josh Brooks: The Share a Coke campaign is genius, but where is the bottle with my name on it?

July 1, 2013 Comments Off

Packaging News brand director Josh Brooks applauds Coca-Cola's popular campaign Read More »

Josh Brooks: Oakland shows the way for UK

June 3, 2013 Comments Off

We hear all the time that the UK doesn’t make anything anymore. To which I say: stuff and nonsense Read More »

Philip Chadwick | The latest incarnation of CC3 may shape up to be the best

Philip Chadwick | The latest incarnation of CC3 may shape up to be the best

May 29, 2013 Comments Off

Packaging News' Philip Chadwick gives his take on the latest phase of the Courtauld Commitment Read More »

Josh Brooks | The great John Lewis pushchair hunt and packaging opportunities in online retail

Josh Brooks | The great John Lewis pushchair hunt and packaging opportunities in online retail

April 3, 2013 Comments Off

Packaging News brand director Josh Brooks considers the impact of online retail on the future of packaging Read More »

Philip Chadwick: Wogan’s TV rant should inspire not frustrate

Philip Chadwick: Wogan’s TV rant should inspire not frustrate

January 9, 2013 9 Comments »

This Friday on BBC1, packaging will get it in the neck from a broadcasting legend. But, says Packaging News' Philip Chadwick, perhaps we need the rants of Wogan to keep... Read More »

Josh Brooks | Packaging is, at last, talking up its young stars – and we need to hear more about it

Josh Brooks | Packaging is, at last, talking up its young stars – and we need to hear more about it

May 2, 2012 Comments Off

Packaging News brand director Josh Brooks applauds the industry's efforts - and its pubilc announcements - on engaging with schools and young people Read More »

Josh Brooks: December was odd. Here’s hoping that the new year will bring more sensible thinking

Josh Brooks: December was odd. Here’s hoping that the new year will bring more sensible thinking

January 5, 2012 Comments Off

What a month. Just when you thought it was time to kick back to Christmas, along comes December Read More »

Josh Brooks: The challenges for flexo in 2012

Josh Brooks: The challenges for flexo in 2012

January 4, 2012 Comments Off

Josh Brooks hears some fascinating points of view on the challenges ahead for flexographic packaging producers Read More »

Liz Gyekye: My Vision in Print experience

Liz Gyekye: My Vision in Print experience

November 30, 2011 Comments Off

Packaging News’ Liz Gyekye recently paid a visit to the Lean Foundation Workshop run by Vision in Print and sponsored by Sun Chemical. Here, she produces a gallery of what... Read More »