• FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    AN ongoing shortage of the gas Carbon Dioxide (CO2), believed to be caused by a longer-than-usual break in ammonia production in Europe, is threatening to have a drastic impact on the FMCG industry and its packaging suppliers during the current hot climate, with food, carbonated drinks and medical suppliers all affected by the shortage.

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  • Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, which return to London Olympia on September 12th and 13th, have unveiled a new partnership for 2018 with ADF, the world’s premier event for aerosol and dispensing.

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  • Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, has announced Horst Bittermann, Head of Marketing at Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MM Karton), as its new president, taking over from WEIG-Karton’s Roland Rex.
    The announcement was made at Pro Carton’s recent quarterly AGM, where Rex formally stood down, having held the position for the past eight years.

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  • Celeb chef joins organic celebration

    Celeb chef joins organic celebration

    Celebrity chef Theo Randall is amongst those who will be giving demonstrations at GO! Organic, a new summer festival being staged in London, which will celebrate organic produce, sustainability and healthy lifestyles.

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  • £5 million National Lottery boost helps charity transform lives through food

    £5 million National Lottery boost helps charity transform lives through food

    Food redistribution charity, FareShare, is celebrating after being awarded £5 million of National Lottery funding to transform people’s lives through food across the UK. The money, raised by National Lottery players for good causes, is being distributed by the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.

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  • Good practice recycling report

    Good practice recycling report

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the launch of a new report: Good Practices on Separate collection, Sorting and Recycling of Steel for Packaging. APEAL is committed to helping all EU members states achieve the higher recycling targets set out in the EU’s Circular Economy Package (CEP). This report,

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