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Union Jack themed food packaging for King’s coronation

Wednesday February 8, 2023

Celebrate King Charles III’s coronation with Union Jack themed food packaging and tableware.

King Charles III’s coronation will take place on Saturday 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London. During the ceremony, the King will be crowned alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, there will be an extra bank holiday across the UK on Monday 8 May. On the same day, people are being invited to take part in local volunteering projects in their local community as part of the Big Help Out initiative. Buckingham Palace has announced various events for the weekend, including a concert and laser light show at Windsor Castle on the Sunday. Celebration Big Lunch street parties are also being encouraged for that day.

To help hospitality operators cater for these special celebrations and events, Bunzl Catering Supplies has launched a new range of Union Jack themed food packaging and tableware products, featuring hot food containers, meal boxes and paper napkins.

The British flag themed Smitten about Britain range, from supplier Colpac, celebrates the King’s coronation by providing a wide range of practical packaging options in a fun and commemorative design, including a multi-food box and pot, tray, clamshell and scoop. Manufactured in the UK, the Smitten about Britain range is made from commercially compostable (EN13432) white board and is suitable for an exciting variety of hot and cold food.

Also from supplier Colpac, a new design meal box, displaying a bold Union Jack design, provides the perfect vessel for serving fast food, party treats or gifts during the King’ coronation or any other British themed celebration. Manufactured in the UK and made from commercially compostable (EN13432) and FSC® white board, Union Jack meal boxes are delivered flat for optimum storage but are super easy to assemble.

To create a fun and festive tabletop during the King’s coronation, food packaging can be complemented with new Union Jack design paper napkins from supplier Swantex. Featuring a striking Union Jack design, the practical 33cm 2 ply napkins will create a fun and celebratory feeling on any tabletop. Manufactured in the UK and made from FSC® certified paper, these napkins are hard wearing and perfect for outside catering and party occasions.

For more information about catering for the King Charles III’s coronation – please click here or contact us today.