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  • 10 Reasons Why EPS is Best

    As mentioned in our Christmas 2017 blog, street-food is enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to growing demand from the consumer for innovative, globally-influenced lunch and snack options. When the consumer thinks of artisan street-food however, it’s unlikely that they associate classic white or champagne coloured EPS trays with being an eco-friendly packaging alternative for their favourite street-foods.

  • Is recycling stifling packaging innovation?

    Packaging manufacturers face a balancing act of creating innovative products that also meet the needs of environmentally sensitive consumers. At the recent Verona Fresh! Seminar, Director of Innovation at LINPAC, Alan Davey, explained how LINPAC is addressing these issues.

  • Did you know that 64% of consumers will sometimes buy a product off the shelf without any prior knowledge of it?

    That interesting fact came up during the Fresh Seminar workshop held in Verona this month (June).

  • Recycling logo

    So you’ve got a recycling routine that works for you. You know it like the back of your hand and there’s not one empty plastic bottle or can in sight in the kitchen that isn’t waiting to be collected for recycling. The job is done! But is it really?


  • Plastic bottles

    San Francisco is banning single use plastic water bottles on its city property. During the next four years, the ban will phase out the sale and distribution of plastic water bottles holding 21 ounces or less within the city.

    The latest data we can find is that 50 billion single serve bottles of water were used by Americans in 2007 – with a recycling rate of only 23% therefore over 38 billion bottles end up in landfill.  According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, in 2010, the U.S alone also generated 31 million tons of plastic waste.


    With the sun set to shine, a barbecue is a must. But a summer barbecue can easily turn into a summer disaster if proper precautions aren’t taken to ensure food safety.

    According to the Food Standards Agency, cooks are making their guests ill by charring meat but not cooking it all the way through – in fact, it claims the number of food poisoning cases are up by 27% compared to figures from the last 3 years.

    We’ve compiled a list of dos and don’ts to ensure a barbecue goes without a hiccup.

  • BBQ time

    Flip flops, sunglasses and sun hats across the country will have been dusted off during the first few weeks of April. 

  • EPS Hotpac Catering Tray

    Oxford Council wanted to become the first English Council to ban polystyrene take-away food containers. It claimed the move would cut litter whilst promoting the use of biodegradable packaging and recyclable materials.

    But the so called ban was reversed before it was even enforced.

  • Rfresh Evolve vacuum skin pack trays

    “The increase in sales we have seen since the packs were introduced in store shows our customers agree"


  • Reni Miatua Canterbury joins Featherstone Rovers

    Featherstone Rovers are delighted to announce that star signing Reni Maitua has had his Visa approved and will be boarding a flight to the UK on Friday and will be here in time for our Kingstone Press Championship game against Sheffield Eagles on Monday evening (6pm kick off).

  • Abseiling for Charity - LINPAC Packaging

    When the Finance Department at LINPAC Featherstone were looking for an event that would enable them to give back to the community the obvious choice for them was to support the UK Stroke Association by abseiling down the 3rd tallest building in Leeds!