Tag: Food packaging
Sustainable Future: Why a transparent, national approach is required to end the confusion that exists around recycling in public spaces and at home.
National funding is crucial to create a lasting and successful transition away from a linear approach to the way we use materials.
Monday February 24, 2020
New recycling label rules in On-Pack Recycling Label scheme
New rules governing OPRL’s recycling labels will see a move to a binary labelling system: ‘Recycle’ or ‘Don’t Recycle’, giving greater transparency on the final fate of packaging.
Wednesday February 12, 2020
New Sustain and Revive point-of-sale information demonstrates sustainability is top-of-mind for catering operators
To support catering operators using Sustain and Revive we’ve produced a point-of-sale poster for each brand that tells consumers what type of food packaging is being used on site and how, disposed of correctly, it can be composted or recycled at its end of life.
Monday January 27, 2020
Sustainable Future: How can we ensure we embed only credible, sustainable single-use food packaging solutions into the catering and hospitality industry?
We advise customers to embed only credible, sustainable packaging alternatives, as BBC News article warns that consumer pressure to end plastic packaging could actually harm environment.
Friday January 10, 2020
Sustainable Future: Why we must ask robust questions of single-use food packaging marketed as ‘biodegradable’ or ‘plastic-free’
Why we must ask robust questions of single-use food packaging marketed as ‘biodegradable’ or ‘plastic-free’ before introducing them into a catering operation.
Tuesday December 31, 2019
#LeedsByExample – One Year On
During the Leeds By Example project 1.2 million coffee cups, 140,000 cans and 160,000 bottles were recycled and the quality has been better than other on-the-go recycling schemes.
Tuesday December 3, 2019
kp Infinity™ recyclable food boxes
A range of fully recyclable food boxes made from EPP, an innovative alternative to EPS, designed to be recyclable in the existing waste management infrastructure.
Monday November 18, 2019
Reusable foodservice packaging for the hospitality on the go
Bunzl Catering Supplies has launched an 8-page brochure containing 86 reusable on the go foodservice products, including hot cups, plates, bowls, cutlery, water bottles and tumblers.
Friday October 11, 2019
New factsheets on how food packaging legislation affects catering operators
Three new factsheets on single-use food packaging explain how latest legislation affects operators in the catering and hospitality industry.
Friday August 23, 2019
The Benefits Are Clear with Wrapmaster
Wrapmaster, the latest catering equipment that can make a chef’s life that little bit easier.
Thursday August 15, 2019
Hottest free-from dishes 2019 – Is seitan the perfect alternative to meat?
Plant-based foods have been experiencing growth throughout 2019 thanks to the growing number of people becoming vegan and vegetarian.
Thursday July 18, 2019
Healthy Summer dishes served in new Aspect and Jewel packaging.
Two new cold food packaging ranges, from our supplier Klöckner Pentaplast, called Aspect and Jewel, have been launched.
Thursday June 27, 2019
100% recycled Revive salad containers for seasonal Summer eats.
We have launched a new 100% recycled salad container, as part of our Revive range of recycled and recyclable food packaging.
Tuesday June 11, 2019
The benefits of cling film are clear for the catering and hospitality sector.
The benefits of PVC cling film are clear for the catering and hospitality sector.
Thursday May 9, 2019
RAP launch the 100 per cent compostable Precious Planet food packaging range
RAP launch the new EN13432 certified 100 per cent compostable Precious Planet food packaging range.
Monday April 29, 2019
Bunzl Catering Supplies launch Diamond pot with 90% rPET content.
Bunzl Catering Supplies launch an attractive new Diamond pot made from 90 per cent rPET.
Monday March 18, 2019
Taste Driving Food To Go With New Huhtamaki Range
Our partner supplier of food packaging and disposables Huhtamaki has expanded its bestselling Taste Range.
Wednesday March 6, 2019
Celebrating Pancake Day in 2019
According to Current News Magazine, the pancake market is expected to grow 3.9 per cent during 2019-2022.
Wednesday January 30, 2019
The Jewel™ range embraces #NewYearNewMe
The Jewel™ range embraces the mindful ‘new year, new me’ sentiment, whilst keeping food safe and fresh.
Monday January 7, 2019
BePulp Grab & Go range: The eco-friendly packaging for on-the-go lifestyles
BePulp Grab&Go, from our supplier Sabert, is a range eco-friendly food packaging for on-the-go lifestyles.
Monday December 24, 2018
Consumers are enjoying their breakfast fashionably late
Casual dining is continuing to grow in the UK as figures show visits are up 7 per cent.
Tuesday October 30, 2018
Bakery sector ‘proving’ to be a hit with consumers
Thanks to hit baking television shows like Great British Bake Off and Nailed it people have an increased appetite for baked goods.
Tuesday September 11, 2018
Cuisines from around the world – Portuguese peri peri chicken
Reported recently by the Telegraph, Portuguese delicacies are popping up in restaurants, supper clubs and bakeries all over the UK.
Tuesday September 4, 2018
What is ‘dirty’ vegan food – and why is it so popular?
When many people think of vegan food they presume boring, bland and beige, however that’s no longer the case.
Friday August 31, 2018
The sustainable attributes of RPET foodservice packaging
One material that is often used in foodservice packaging, and is highly regarded as a sustainable material type, is RPET plastic.
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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