Now that Britain has tackled its first Corona Christmas, it’s a good moment to assess the ongoing effects of the disease on our industry. We'll approach the task in properly Dickensian fashion, reflecting on COVID-19's impacts on packagers Past, Present and Future.
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Packaging is a hot topic for 2020. With continuing pressures from manufacturers, consumers, retailers, wholesalers and even the government, brands are constantly looking at ways to meet the demands to reduce waste – more specifically plastic – and find more sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives for their packaging.
Christmas is perhaps the biggest and most celebrated event of the year, with lots of gift buying, wrapping, decorating and event hosting taking place. Invariably, all this ‘celebration’ has a significant environmental impact.
If you’re looking to review your medical product’s packaging, here are a few things to consider.
Retailers and product manufacturers are turning to biodegradable plastic, a material that can decompose naturally once exposed to the right environment, in a bid to reduce their impact on the planet. We take a look why.
Food packaging from Britons eating ‘lunch on the go’ generates 11 billion items of packaging waste per year
Recent surveys have revealed that as more of us Brits eat our lunch on the go, the amount of packaging waste produced as a result has reached a staggering 11 billion items a year, most of which is not recycled.
The upsurge in businesses trying to reduce their use of plastic has inspired a huge increase in new eco-friendly alternatives on the market, including biodegradable containers and recycled agricultural waste. Here are a few eco-friendly packaging alternatives to get you thinking.
In an effort to upload their ‘green’ packaging pledges, more and more retailers and manufacturers are researching sustainable packaging solutions for their products, exploring options like recyclable, biodegradable and biocompostable materials. But what do they actually mean and which is best?
A leading fresh produce supplier based in the South will be implementing their eighth Fuji flow wrapping machine into their facility in 2019, supplied by Paramount Packaging Systems Ltd – the exclusive UK & Ireland distributor for Fuji Machinery Co.
From the coffee shop ‘latte levy’, to entirely plastic-free aisles in supermarkets – the zero-waste movement is certainly having its moment, with more and more consumers becoming increasingly conscious of how their goods are packaged.
Our Fuji Flow Wrappers wrap a really diverse range of products. Arguably the most interesting and certainly the most tasty, are confectionery products.
Inspired by the World Cup currently taking place in Russia and the range of food products our Fuji Packaging Machinery wrap every day, we thought we’d take a look at some of the standout cuisines from countries participating in this year’s competition.
With 2017 coming to a close, we are taking a look at the key trends that are predicted to dominate the packaging world in Western Europe through 2018 and beyond.
Christmas is a time renowned for over-indulging, and with the shops looking to entice us into buying ever more innovative and unusual Christmas fare, we thought we'd take a look at some of the more unusual festive food offerings we've found being marketed in the shops this year.
The resealable packaging trend is fast becoming the go-to-option for businesses, particularly for those in the food market.
Packaging is a very exciting area of design at the moment, with people going ever further to create packaging that’s clever as well as wowing its user.
In response to a request from UK medical swab maker Vernon Carus, Fuji Machinery from Japan have designed a new type of end seal unit for their FW 3410 inverted type flow wrapper.
Trek Diagnostic Systems has reduced the labour cost for packing trays of antibiotics used in laboratory diagnostic tests, eliminated repetitive manual work and improved cleanliness.
Prepared foods processor Simply Fresh Foods has adopted a new system of combined stretch and shrink wrapping allowing the company to produce fully sealed overwrapped trays of products.
Specialty Italian bread manufacturer La Fornaia has installed its second Fuji Alpha 3410B flow wrapper to handle growing volumes of its handcrafted bread.
We're launching the FW32 triangle sandwich wrapper to the UK market. The FW32 wraps standard or deep fill sandwiches in a distinctive stand up easy to open-pack.
Two Fuji flow wrappers, specially adapted to provide closely wrapped collations of plastic cups that can nevertheless be stacked have been installed by Cannon Avent.