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Swiss supermarket apologises for Hitler cream packs

Swiss supermarket apologises for Hitler cream packs

October 24, 2014 No Comments »

A leading Swiss supermarket chain has apologised for distributing coffee cream containers with packaging bearing portraits of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini Read More »

Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

Craft beer resurgence gives brewers design test

October 24, 2014 No Comments »

New research by The Big Picture has found that craft beer cans are having a resurgence but also presenting packaging design challenges for brewers Read More »

Tesco chairman to stand down as accounting black hole deepens

Tesco chairman to stand down as accounting black hole deepens

October 23, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco’s financial woes have deepened with chairman Sir Richard Broadbent set to resign following revelation of more inaccuracies in its accounting, and profits haemorrhaging by 92% Read More »

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has launched the first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials Read More »

Delta opens factory extension in Belfast

Delta opens factory extension in Belfast

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Delta Print and Packaging has opened an extension to its plant in west Belfast Read More »

Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

October 9, 2014 1 Comment »

Supermarket Waitrose said it is pushing for a gradual change in the UK's recycling culture, at both government and consumer level. Read More »

Planglow launches new bloomer bags

Planglow launches new bloomer bags

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Eco packaging provider Planglow has added new bloomer bags to both its Gastro brand and rustic Natural collection Read More »

Pollard Boxes to showcase high impact design and decoration at Luxe Pack

Pollard Boxes to showcase high impact design and decoration at Luxe Pack

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Pollard Boxes will be exhibiting at Luxe Pack, showcasing its printing technologies for a wide range of products including drinks, cosmetics, and gifts Read More »

Rexam refreshes SABMiller’s Birell range

Rexam refreshes SABMiller’s Birell range

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Rexam has produced a range of new designs for SABMiller’s non-alcoholic beer brand, Birell Read More »

Tetra Pak predicts dairy processors face challenge in surging dairy market

Tetra Pak predicts dairy processors face challenge in surging dairy market

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has released its 7th Dairy Index which predicts global demand is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade Read More »

Beverage market fuels growth at APS contract packing

Beverage market fuels growth at APS contract packing

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Assembly and Packaging Services (APS) has clinched a number of deals to work with international brands in the beverage sector Read More »

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Novamont, the Italian manufacturer of fully biodegradable plastics, is to demonstrate the merits of door-to-door separate waste collection and the role of compostable refuse sacks and carrier bags Read More »

ACE UK in carton recycling push

ACE UK in carton recycling push

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK has launched a new campaign to help increase carton recycling Read More »

Ardagh’s new diamond bottle for Harrogate Water Brands

Ardagh’s new diamond bottle for Harrogate Water Brands

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

Ardagh Glass has created a new “Diamond” glass bottle for Harrogate Spring Water and charity water brand Thirsty Planet Read More »

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales Read More »