• Launch of new wet dog food range with added ‘vet know how’

    Launch of new wet dog food range with added ‘vet know how’

    Pet food brand, Vet’s Kitchen, has launched its first line of wet food for dogs to complement its already successful dry food range. Formulated by Vet’s Kitchen’s team of vets, veterinary nurses and nutritional advisors, alongside the latest research, the new range not only tastes great but has also been designed to promote the long-term

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  • ‘Wonky veg box’ named ‘Product of the Year’

    ‘Wonky veg box’ named ‘Product of the Year’

    An initiative that addresses food waste in the supply chain has earned Smurfit Kappa a ‘Product of the Year’ award. Each year, millions of tonnes of food is discarded because of strict guidelines from supermarkets relating to the aesthetics of the vegetables they buy. In an effort to tackle this issue, ASDA challenged IPL, Watts

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  • Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Efficient and effective evaporative cooling

    Evaporative cooling is fast becoming the most efficient option when cooling large areas. Air conditioning is not such a viable option, because in warehouses or industrial plants, the capital and running costs would be extremely prohibitive: for this reason, facilities managers are choosing evaporative cooling, which can cool at a fraction of the cost of

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  • Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    Second successive award for filling machine manufacturer

    For the second year running, Riggs Autopack Ltd has won the “Exceptional Sales Performance” title at the PPMA Group Industry Awards. The company was presented with its award at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, where more than 400 industry leaders gathered gala dinner hosted by comedian Stewart Francis and Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen.

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  • Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    Show visitors can learn how to print their own labels

    At the Natural Products Scandinavia event, held at MalmöMässan, Malmö, Sweden, label printing equipment manufacturer Primera Technology is set to demonstrate to visitors and fellow exhibitors the most convenient way to produce professional-looking product labels yourself. Focus will be on Primera’s LX-series inkjet-based label printers, including the LX2000e and LX500e Color Label Printers. With LX-series

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  • We’ve got the scoop!

    We’ve got the scoop!

    Measom Freer’s popular range of measuring scoops range in size from 0.5 to 150ml and are ideal for the precise dispensing and dosing of powders, supplements, dried goods and liquids making them ideal for the food sector. Their hand scoops come in 4 sizes from small to large for bulk handling of grains, herbs, seeds

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  • Zero Labels 2 Landfill Scheme Certification

    Zero Labels 2 Landfill Scheme Certification

    OPM Group was recently awarded its Zero Labels 2 Landfill Certification certificate by BPIF Labels following Prismm Environmental confirming that OPM’s waste was being treated according to the scheme compliance requirements. OPM has worked closely with recycling-led waste management company Prismm Environmental Services, which offers a total waste management solution to businesses on a national scale.

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  • Statistical process control offered by software

    Statistical process control offered by software

    Version 3.0 of Minebea Intec’s powerful SPC@Enterprise offers customers a complete statistical process control solution that is both comprehensive and user-friendly. The software captures data from various devices and systems along the production line. Professional evaluation of this data, alongside classic filling quantity control, facilitates dynamic and HACCP-compliant process control, resulting in consistent product quality

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  • Fast single-head tray erector designed and made in the UK

    Fast single-head tray erector designed and made in the UK

    Linkx Packaging Systems’ new TFS500 single-head tray erector provides exceptional consistency and efficiency at speeds of up to 60 trays per minute. It boasts the latest high performance servo and control technologies, a compact vertical tray magazine, versatile tray style handling for fast, easy size changes and an extremely compact footprint (typically under 1.2m2). Its

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