Packaging news from Fresh Produce Journal

Packaging news and analysis for the UK fresh produce business.

Belgian pears

Belgian campaign launches in UK

2022-05-10T15:38:00+01:00By

Belgian produce marketers are targeting retail and foodservice companies in the UK with a message of high quality and sustainability

Smurfit Kappa Become First Vegan Certified Packaging Company

Smurfit Kappa earns vegan credentials

2022-05-09T18:16:00+01:00By

Smurfit Kappa becomes ’world’s first’ vegan-certified packaging company

Port Manatee Del Monte vessel CREDIT Manatee County Port Authority

Del Monte’s results hit by inflationary pressure

2022-05-04T11:47:00+01:00By

Despite higher Q1 sales year-on-year, the group’s operating income was hurt by rising costs

Gousto edible packaging

Gousto launches edible packaging

2021-10-27T09:47:39+01:00By

New stock cube wrapper is made from pea protein and is said to be a world first

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Packaging specialist flexes sustainability muscles

2021-09-24T12:14:11+01:00By

UK packaging and labelling manufacturer Reflex unveils fully recyclable cardboard exhibition stand at lunch!

Ocado apple packs ProPrint

Ocado switches to sustainable apple packaging

2021-09-03T15:53:24+01:00By

New printed cardboard packaging is set to eliminate almost 12 tonnes of hard-to-recycle plastic annually

Pro-Produce Pack Waitrose Gold Kiwi

Waitrose trials linerless packaging for Gold Kiwis

2021-08-03T16:21:44+01:00By

New plastic-free solution is 100 per cent kerbside recyclable but fruit is not fully visible at point of sale

Plastic free

Poll finds public want compostable packaging

2021-06-30T12:08:49+01:00By

Majority of UK consumers want food wrapped in compostable packaging, not plastic, new poll finds

Nick James Schoeller Allibert

UK sustainability taskforce for packaging firm

2021-06-22T12:25:15+01:00By

Schoeller Allibert creates new group to help navigate customers through complex regulatory changes

OTC Organics cardboard grape packaging with transparent lid

IGD mobilises for packaging sustainability

2021-06-11T19:02:01+01:00By

Research organisation brings together stakeholders from across grocery sector in quest for more environmentally friendly packaging

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KM Packaging appoints industry expert

2021-05-24T12:48:37+01:00By

Packaging industry veteran Alan Hewitt has been appointed business development manager at KM Packaging

Graphic Packaging ProducePack Punnet

Graphic Packaging launches new paperboard punnet

2021-04-23T13:01:01+01:00By

ProducePack Punnet is fully recyclable and reduces plastic use by up to 100 per cent if not top-sealed

John Dye TIMCON president

Brexit packaging regulations "here to stay"

2021-04-07T10:18:45+01:00By

Government says that regulations covering the movements of wooden pallets and packaging will remain

UK Pack Plus lined board packaging

Reflex launches sustainable packaging division

2021-03-12T09:57:38+00:00By

Reflex Group launches lined board division Pack Plus to provide sustainable alternative to plastic packaging

Clover Walton

Walton joins recycled packaging specialist

2020-07-07T09:37:52+01:00By

Former WRAP, Innocent and Pepsi executive will focus on CSR and sustainability at Faerch UK