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Walkers unveils new look brand design for 2019

Walkers has kicked off the new year with a new look across its core range. 

Fears over financial burden of waste proposals

Government proposals that could see packaging producers pay the full cost of recycling will place a “considerable financial burden” on manufacturers, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has warned.

Packaging producers to pay full cost of recycling

Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposal of their packaging waste under proposals unveiled by the government today (December 18).

L-r: TPBI CFO Kamol Borrisuttanakul, CEO Somsak Borrisuttanakul, Intelipac's John Wilkinson and Duncan Edwards
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Thai firm snaps up UK’s Intelipac

Thai packaging company TPBI is to enter the paper packaging market for the first time after inking a deal to acquire stakes in UK firm Intelipac – the business that resurrected bakery packaging supplier Reynards last year.

Ulma Packaging appoints new business manager

Ulma Packaging UK has named James Couldwell as business manager for the south of England, following two years of service with the packaging machinery provider. 

Carrs' Baker Street revamp earns Waitrose listing

Carrs Foods has relaunched its Baker Street brand with new packaging, branding and NPD.

Five top trends for National Pizza Day

Happy National Pizza Day! Businesses across the country are celebrating with supermarket deals and discounts on delivery.

Holland’s reveals new packaging

Holland’s Pies has launched new packaging across its chilled and frozen retail range.

Biscuit shoppers will pay seven times more for premium packaging

Shoppers are prepared to pay seven times more for biscuits with premium packaging than identical ones in everyday packs, a study has revealed.

Nairn’s rolls out new packaging across its ranges

Nairn’s has revealed new-look packaging to be rolled out across all its product ranges.

Wessanen to roll out new look for Mrs Crimble’s

Mrs Crimble’s has unveiled new-look packaging designed to highlight the brand’s free-from status and taste.

Waitrose unveils recyclable sandwich wrappers

In a first for UK supermarkets, triangular sandwich wrappers in Waitrose will soon be easier to recycle.

Billington’s Gingerbread rolls out new-look packaging

Shropshire-based Billington’s Gingerbread is to launch its new packaging today (28 June).

Two new flavours for McVitie’s Digestives Caramel range

McVitie’s has announced it will be extending its McVitie’s Digestives Caramel range with two new flavours – Banoffee Caramel and Coffee Caramel.

Sixty-three per cent choose sandwiches

According to research commissioned by global packaging specialist Huhtamaki, 63% of adults who have bought food-to-go in the last month have chosen a sandwich.

KernPack signs distribution deal with Skilled Group

Hampshire-based KernPack, distributor of specialist packaging machinery and solutions, has announced an exclusive distribution deal with robotics and laser-guided vehicle specialist Skilled Group.

Packaging provider to benefit from £2m investment

Thermoformed packaging product provider DMD 2000 is to continue its expansion following a new £2 million investment.

KernPack becomes GSP’s sole UK distributor

Hampshire-based KernPack, distributor of specialist packaging machinery and solutions, has announced an exclusive UK and Ireland sales and distribution agreement with General System Pack (GSP).

Cake packaged with a spoon hailed as ‘breakthrough’ NPD

A single-serve cake designed to be eaten with a spoon has been highlighted as a ‘breakthrough’ product launch in a new study.

Walkers unveils new packs for Crinkles

Britain’s biggest crisp brand Walkers has rolled out its new Crinkles packaging, which will be available in major retailers from next month.

Muffin Break improves its menu and packaging

Artisan bakery Muffin Break has continued to expand its menu with a variety of seven premium toasties, as well as improving its packaging for the new range.

New packaging for Holland’s

Lancashire baker Holland’s Pies will remarket its food-to-go (FTG) hot counter range with new packaging.

McVitie’s brings out limited-edition Bonfire Bakes

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s has announced the launch of a new limited-edition range of its Sticky Pudding Cakes for Bonfire Night.

Homepride unveils new 100% British wheat campaign

Kerry Foods, the owner of Homepride flour, is to launch a 100% British Wheat Campaign in September which will involve new marketing and packaging for the brand. 

Par-Pak introduces standard bakery packs line

Milton Keynes-based packaging firm Par-Pak Europe has launched its first ‘off-the-shelf’ standard bakery packaging range.

Leeds firm eyes cake packaging sector

UK thermoformed packaging manufacturer Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) is launching a range of two-part cake domes, in a bid to significantly grow its share of the UK retail cake business.

Bakery set to wrap up free-from market

A bakery that specialises in artisan wheat- and gluten-free breads, Wheat Free Bakery Direct, has purchased the new FP016 evo flow wrapper from packaging supplier KernPack.

Packaging firm expands with £1m development

Wearside-based packaging firm, PFF Packaging Group, has opened a £1m development in order to seek a change in attitude towards the food sector.

Burton’s launches new Chocolate Fingers snack pack

Burton’s Biscuits, owner of Jammy Dodgers and Maryland Cookies, has launched a new snack pack for its Cadbury Chocolate Fingers.

Sandwiches losing out to street food, says new research

There has been a dip in the popularity of sandwiches, while sales of hot food and drinks are up, according to new research from labelling and eco packaging company Planglow.

Hovis goes kosher

KLBD, a global kosher certification authority, has announced that Hovis has chosen to become kosher-certified.

New recipe and packaging for Hovis

Hovis will introduce a new ‘softer’ recipe for its Best of Both and Soft White, supported by new packaging designs.

New packaging for Sheldon’s

Lancashire-based family bakers Sheldon’s has added black-and-white family portraits to their packaging, to highlight the company’s 70-year history. 

Ginsters revamps slices

Cornwall-based pasty producer Ginsters is revamping its slices range with improved recipes and updated packaging.

Linpac appoints new director

Dr Helene Roberts has been appointed group marketing and innovation director, a newly created role at Linpac Packaging.

New packaging technology

Dundee-based Discovery Flexibles, the packaging convertor and printer, has developed Print & Form, which allows designs to be printed on to rigid plastic packaging.

New maple syrup in industry-friendly packaging

Pure Maple, the new 100% pure Grade A Canadian maple syrup, has launched a new convenient Bag in a Box specifically for the foodservice and bakery sectors.

New biscuit wrapper for UK market

Ulma Packaging, a designer and builder of packaging machinery, has introduced a new version of its Atlanta range of horizontal flow wrapping machines to the UK. 

Bosch wins WorldStar 2016 packaging award

The two-in-one biscuit packaging system by Bosch will be awarded with the WorldStar 2016 packaging award in May.

Wrights unveils new packaging

London-based miller G R Wright & Sons, has made a “considerable investment” in a new look across its 14-strong bread mix range.

Whitworths has revamped its packaging
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Whitworths revamps packaging

Fruit and nut retailer Whitworths has redesigned its packaging to capitalise on the expanding snacking and home-baking markets.

Mr Kipling extends sharing cake range

Premier Foods is extending its Mr Kipling cake lines to target sharing occasions, as it prepares for a complete packaging redesign.

Jaffa Orange Cakes recalled

A batch of E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes has been recalled as some packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

Esquires new packaging
Esquires Coffee has launched new packaging
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Coffee chain Esquires overhauls its estate

Franchise coffee shop chain Esquires Coffee has introduced a new menus and packaging at its 24 stores. 

Kingsmill revamped to show ‘warm, wholesome’ side

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a fresh new design for the Kingsmill brand by updating its logo and packaging.

Catch up with the Grain for Good webinar

There is still time to listen to the British Baker webinar, held in conjunction with bakery ingredients supplier EDME.

Nisa launches new-look pies and pastries

Nisa has revamped its Heritage range of pies and pastries to begin its re-launch of the own-brand label.

WRAP introduces new waste agreement

Government-funded organisation WRAP has called for bakery firms, food manufacturers and food-to-go businesses to sign up for a new food and packaging waste initiative.

United Biscuits launches recycling initiative

United Biscuits has partnered up with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to develop a UK biscuit wrapper recycling scheme.

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