Following a record summer of spending, shoppers are tightening their purse strings in anticipation for the upcoming holiday season, signalled by a slowdown in grocery sales.READ MORE
Ceo of the PPMA Group of Associations, Dr Andrew Mint, talks to Stephanie Cornwall about his industry achievements and future goals, including the important role now being played by PPMA BEST (Business Education, Skills and Training).READ MORE
Can food and drink producers and retailers keep up with healthy eating trends and respond to pressure to cut calories, sugar and plastic waste? Food Matters Live 2018 provides the perfect opportunity for industry professionals to keep up to date on the key challenges for the sector and get ahead of their competitors, when it returns to London’s ExCeL from November 20th to 22nd.READ MORE
The John Lewis Partnership ha announced that ,following a competitive pitch day for JLAB, its retail innovation programme, it has selected four businesses who can help reduce plastic waste by reusing and reducing food, liquid and postal packaging.READ MORE
The processing and packaging machinery industry celebrated another year of outstanding achievement and business excellence at the 2018 PPMA Industry Awards gala event at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 25 September.READ MORE
The Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) is calling for a change of culture in businesses, regulation and enforcement, so that people with allergies can readily find the information they need to keep safe.READ MORE
While lack of consumer knowledge regarding frozen food is still a key contributor to food waste, innovation and consumer education are continually driving the frozen food sector.READ MORE
European paper and packaging companies are likely to step up investment after successfully reducing leverage over the past few years, according to a new report by Moody’s.
Most European pulp, paper and paper-packaging companies, including Progroup AG, Smurfit Kappa Group plc, Mondi Plc and Metsä Board Corporation, have built up financial flexibility to step up capital investments in new and existing projects without putting significant pressure on their credit quality.
Online retail sales in November will outstrip December this year, while Christmas Day will grow as an important shopping day in its own right, according to James and James Fulfilment. The eCommerce fulfilment specialist analysed order data from hundreds of online retailers it works with.READ MORE