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Explore innovative processing and packaging technologies at PPMA Show

    Explore innovative processing and packaging technologies at PPMA Show

Established over 35 years ago, the PPMA Show is recognised as the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition. Each September, world-class companies come together to display their latest cutting-edge

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The Role of Advanced Packaging Solutions in Minimizing Food Waste

    The Role of Advanced Packaging Solutions in Minimizing Food Waste

The issue of food waste has become a pressing global concern due to its far-reaching environmental implications. One-third of all food produced worldwide is lost or wasted between production and

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Diageo undertakes paper-based bottle trial for Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur

    Diageo undertakes paper-based bottle trial for Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur

Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky, Don Julio Tequila and Guinness, has trialed paper-based packaging for Baileys, the Original Irish Cream Liqueur. In partnership with PA Consulting, as

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Discover cutting-edge processing and packaging machinery at PPMA Show

    Discover cutting-edge processing and packaging machinery at PPMA Show

The UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, PPMA Show, will return to the NEC in Birmingham between 24-26 September 2024. This pre-eminent show is renowned for bringing together a

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Refresco expands in North America

    Refresco expands in North America

Refresco, the global independent beverage solutions provider for global, national, and emerging (GNE) brands and retailers in Europe, North America, and Australia, has completed the acquisition of VBC Bottling Company.

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Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

    Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme, Re-turn, has achieved a significant milestone, collecting over 20 million drinks containers since its inception on February 1. This achievement was reached on March 29. Re-turn recorded

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Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

    Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

In modern food manufacturing, where speed and precision intertwine, those manufacturers navigating horizontal flow wrapping lines encounter a distinct set of challenges. As production accelerates to meet the demands of

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Senior management changes at Mannock

    Senior management changes at Mannock

Mannok, the building products and packaging manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dara O’Reilly (pictured centre) as its next CEO. He will succeed Liam McCaffrey (pictured right) who is set

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C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

    C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

The petfood division of ABP Food Group, C&D Foods, has announced an investment of €48 million for its flagship facility at Edgeworthstown, County Longford. The investment, which includes the creation

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CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

    CPI launches multi-million-pound food innovation centre in North East England

CPI (Centre for Process Innovation) has launched a new multi-million-pound food innovation centre that will put the North East of England ​’at the epicentre of a green revolution in the

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Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

    Britvic Ireland to invest €6 million in Ballygowan facility to increase production by over 20%

Britvic Ireland has announced an investment of €6 million in its Ballygowan facility in Newcastle West, County Limerick, to grow the site’s production capacity by over 20% in order to

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Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

    Lidl’s largest warehouse in the world opens in England following £300 million investment

Lidl GB has officially opened its £300 million RDC – the largest Lidl warehouse in the world – marking the discounter’s continued commitment to expansion across Great Britain. The 1.2

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Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

    Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

A new £47 million factory in West Belfast is set to revolutionise the FMCG and Foodservice packaging and labelling market with certified green solutions using the latest European, US and

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Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

    Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

Musgrave, Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and foodservice company, has announced a new multi-million euro deal with Lusk-based ready meal producer Ballymaguire Foods, valued at €170 million. The new contract

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Wall’s Sausage Rolls announce biggest relaunch in the brand’s history

    Wall’s Sausage Rolls announce biggest relaunch in the brand’s history

Wall’s, the UK’s leading sausage roll brand, has announced the biggest relaunch in its history, as it aims to reinforce its reputation for high quality, great taste and exceptional value

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Ireland to introduce world-first alcohol health labelling policy

    Ireland to introduce world-first alcohol health labelling policy

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to mandate health labels on alcoholic drinks, alerting drinkers to their calorie content, grams of alcohol, risk of cancer

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New Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3-Phase Modular is at the Forefront of Reliability, Scalability, and Simplicity

    New Schneider Electric Easy UPS 3-Phase Modular is at the Forefront of Reliability, Scalability, and Simplicity

Modular design with Live Swap feature for small and medium size data centres and business-critical applications.  3-Phase 50-250 kW (400V) modular UPS solution with 50 kW Live Swappable power and

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UK water market reaches record levels

    UK water market reaches record levels

The UK market for plain water broke all records in 2022, according to the latest UK Water Drinks Market Reports from industry experts Zenith Global Commercial. Total consumption excluding dispense

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50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

    50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has announced that it has now certified more than fifty companies in Ireland to an international certification scheme for food safety management systems.

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Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

    Meeting retailers’ metal detection testing requirements

By Rob Stevens, Market Manager, Mettler-Toledo Safeline Metal Detection Retailers are increasingly including the requirement that food suppliers be able to prove regular testing of metal detection equipment as part

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New Heatmap highlights the biggest opportunities for action in supermarket packaging

    New Heatmap highlights the biggest opportunities for action in supermarket packaging

As part of the food and consumer goods industry’s shared ambition to halve the environmental impact of the UK packaging system by 2030, IGD has launched a new heatmap report

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Britvic invests £13 million in fifth canning line at UK manufacturing site

    Britvic invests £13 million in fifth canning line at UK manufacturing site

Leading soft drinks business, Britvic, is announcing a further £13 million investment into a fifth canning line at its Rugby factory in England. Based on the Glebe Farm Industrial Estate,

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Packaging Innovations hits new heights with blockbuster 2023 showcase

  Packaging Innovations hits new heights with blockbuster 2023 showcase

Record registrations, thousands of visitors, and glowing feedback at UK’s premier packaging expo Leading multi-format event organiser Easyfairs is celebrating

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Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X- ray Inspection

  Mettler-Toledo to Host a Live Webinar on Glass in Glass X-  ray Inspection

Live event scheduled 9th March 2023 will discuss the damaging nature of glass-in-glass contamination for food manufacturers and how x-ray

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Green Sheep Group growing up fast with new WMS solution

  Green Sheep Group growing up fast with new WMS solution

Leading natural and organic baby product retailer, The has reported immediate stock accuracy and productivity improvements since implementing the flexible

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AM Labels Limited to Exhibit New Technology at Packaging Innovations 2023

AM Labels Limited (AM Labels), an award-winning supplier of complete labelling solutions including manufacturing and warehouse automation, robotics, barcoding and

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Blockbuster lineup finalised for Packaging Innovations 2023

  Blockbuster lineup finalised for Packaging Innovations 2023

Four zones, three debate stages, and over 350 exhibitors on show at the Birmingham NEC Packaging Innovations & Empack, Featuring

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Britvic welcomes deposit return scheme news

  Britvic welcomes deposit return scheme news

Drinks manufacturer Britvic has welcomed the Government’s announcement that a deposit return scheme will be established across England, Wales and

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Packaging Innovations shines spotlight on future of packaging with first speaker announcement

  Packaging Innovations shines spotlight on future of packaging with first speaker announcement

Packaging Innovations & Empack, Featuring Contract Pack & Fulfilment is set to kick off the packaging industry’s 2023 with a

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SGS launches Food Contact Product Certification Mark

  SGS launches Food Contact Product Certification Mark

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has launched the SGS Food Contact Product Certification Mark to help

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Advanced Vision Inspection at Jürgen Langbein

  Advanced Vision Inspection at Jürgen Langbein

The German company Jürgen Langbein GmbH has been producing a variety of gourmet stocks, soups, sauces and pastes for more

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Kerry Group launches new tool which enables manufacturers to assess front of pack nutrition labels

  Kerry Group launches new tool which enables manufacturers to assess front of pack nutrition labels

Kerry Group, a world leader in taste and nutrition, has launched a new tool that will support manufacturers to optimise

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Müller set to increase recyclability by converting all coloured milk caps to clear

  Müller set to increase recyclability by converting all coloured milk caps to clear

Following a series of successful trials, Müller Milk & Ingredients has started switching its coloured milk bottle caps to clear,

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Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

  Ballygowan Irish Natural Mineral Water announces 4-year sponsorship with IRFU

Ballygowan, Ireland’s number one water brand, part of Britvic Ireland, has been announced as the Official Water Partner of Irish

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Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

  Specialist food manufacturer boosts productivity and turnover after Made Smarter support

A specialist food manufacturer has experienced a boost in productivity and is forecasting a 30% increase in turnover after investing

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New £35 million facility for Guala Closures in Scotland

  New £35 million facility for Guala Closures in Scotland

A state-of-the-art £36 million superfactory will secure the Scottish future of a company crucial to the whisky industry. The huge

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Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

  Mondelēz International Launches Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging in UK&I using Certified Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in

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Irish Distillers adds digital label solution to support responsible choices

  Irish Distillers adds digital label solution to support responsible choices

Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has announced the launch of a

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Drinks producers urged to get ready for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme as SEPA publishes new guidance

  Drinks producers urged to get ready for Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme as SEPA publishes new guidance

New, step-by-step guidance has been published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to ensure drinks producers are ready when

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Pearse Lyons Distillery awarded prestigious Bord Bia Origin Green Gold Membership status

  Pearse Lyons Distillery awarded prestigious Bord Bia Origin Green Gold Membership status

In recognition of its unwavering commitment to sustainability, Pearse Lyons Distillery has achieved Gold Membership, the highest and most prestigious standard

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Müller skims off 500 tonnes of virgin plastic annually with new cream pot

  Müller skims off 500 tonnes of virgin plastic annually with new cream pot

Müller Milk & Ingredients is to remove 500 tonnes of virgin plastic from its annual production of cream pots by

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Lifeline for fizzy-drinks manufacturers struggling to source CO2

  Lifeline for fizzy-drinks manufacturers struggling to source CO2

Leeds-based CO2Sustain is reminding carbonated drinks manufacturers that its patented additive can cut by 12% the amount of CO2 needed to add fizz during

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Half of consumers want carbon footprint labelling on food products

  Half of consumers want carbon footprint labelling on food products

The Compleat Food Group (TCFG), the chilled prepared food processor, has launched a White Paper advising the UK Grocery sector

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PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

  PPMA Total Show 2022 – the ‘must attend’ event this Autumn

With a myriad of new product launches, innovative technologies and live demonstrations of the latest smart manufacturing solutions, PPMA Total

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Green light for new £150 million drinks canning plant

  Green light for new £150 million drinks canning plant

Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s planning committee has approved one of the biggest investments in advanced manufacturing in Northern Ireland –

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Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

  Award for ReCover Packaging for new technology which reduces food waste and improves plastic recycling

An innovative and entrepreneurial Scottish company which makes a significant contribution to food safety and reducing unrecyclable plastic waste has

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PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

  PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

PPMA TOTAL Show 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision event, is returning to the

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Britvic opens new state-of-the-art canning line

  Britvic opens new state-of-the-art canning line

Britvic has officially opened its most recent canning line at the soft drink manufacturer’s its largest production site at Rugby

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PPMA Group Awards celebrating Industry’s best to be presented at PPMA Total Show 2022

  PPMA Group Awards celebrating Industry’s best to be presented at PPMA Total Show 2022

PPMA Total 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision show, will play host to this

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Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

  Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

This summer, leading branded soft drinks business Britvic is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its Rugby factory in England, by

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i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

  i2r wins second prestigious Queen’s Award

Market leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging Solutions, has been awarded with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this

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UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

  UK’s Flagship Packaging Event Unveils New Features to Inspire the Industry

Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Trail, when it returns

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Industry Stars Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022

  Industry Stars Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022

Ocado, Nestlé, Pret A Manger, and Waitrose are just some of the major brands taking to the stage at Packaging

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Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

  Packaging Innovations 2022 Launches The Sustainability Trail

Sustainability, the packaging industry’s most contentious topic, is set to take centre stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022, with the

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