Yearsley Logistics has invested in a bespoke high efficiency cooling system from Star Refrigeration as part of an expansion to cold storage facilities at its flagship distribution centre in Lancashire.
Færch Plast A/S concludes sales agreement with Paper Pak Industries (PPI) regarding use of the UltraZap® XtendaPak absorber in its trays for fresh meat and fish
As part of a new sales agreement with Paper Pak Industries (PPI), Faerch Plast – one of Europe’s leading producers of plastic containers for the food industry – is now offering a new type of absorber for use in its trays for fresh meat and fish.
Excelsior Technologies of Deeside have designed and manufactured a ‘freshTECH’ modified atmosphere, microwaveable stand up pouch for fresh Brussels Sprouts. Three variants of the pouch, Baby Brussels, Shredded Brussels and Quick Cook Brussels have been launched in the USA by Ocean Mist Farms in California. This technology is now available to UK packers.
PET packaging specialist APPE has worked with Oji and Hero to produce an environmentally friendly 100 per cent recycled PET (rPET) bottle for Oji’s ‘sustainable’ functional fruit drink.
The Oji drinks are available in four variants featuring different fruits and health benefits, and APPE’s rPET material was the ideal choice for the company’s strong environmental ethos.
The in-house design department of Essentra Packaging has been named Design Team of the Year at the prestigious UK Packaging Awards.
The company was also highly commended in the ‘Packaging Company of the Year’ category, after reaching the final shortlist of four nominees.
‘SPOONKLER™’ WINS BEST REBRAND AND PACKAGING DESIGN AT UK PACKAGING AWARDS AFTER STRONG SALES GROWTHDecember 2013 in News by Publisher
The ‘Spoonkler™’ from The Bart Ingredients Co Ltd®, which is manufactured by RPC Containers Halstead, has won the best rebrand and packaging design award at this year’s UK Packaging Awards. The judging panel felt that the pack delivered on its promises. One said it was a great combination of structure and graphics while another said it was “a very good example of a brief well executed.” The Spoonkler was also highly commended in the category for innovation of the year.