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Going Waterless With Flower Packaging

Going Waterless With Flower Packaging

Elon Musk is a man on a mission – to Mars. Before he can get there, however, he has to work out just how he’s going to create a sustainable, life-supporting system in such a hostile environment. The biggest of all his challenges is the lack of water. Well, Elon, here...

We’ve Got Retail Sales Growth In The Bag

We’ve Got Retail Sales Growth In The Bag

Marks & Spencer is a high-end British retailer known for the quality of its fresh produce. It recently carried out several commercial-scale studies using fresh grapes, raspberries and strawberries. Traditionally, all three of these fruits have short shelf lives....

Single Serve Packaging – When One Is Fun!

Single Serve Packaging – When One Is Fun!

According to recent figures released by the United Nations, average household sizes of fewer than three people are common throughout most countries in Europe and North America. In fact, the latest statistics released by Eurostat show that the average household in the...

The Growing Importance Of Sustainable Packaging

The Growing Importance Of Sustainable Packaging

A recent study revealed that the sustainable packaging market is set to reach $244 billion by the end of 2018. That’s not pocket change! The study also predicts that, in addition to being highly lucrative, the issue of sustainable packaging will continue to become an...

Will The Real Environmental Sustainability Please Stand Up?

Will The Real Environmental Sustainability Please Stand Up?

Biodegradable. Compostable. Recyclable. Sustainable...when it comes to packaging, we love our “ables.” It makes us feel good to talk about environmental sustainability and to demand it from food packaging suppliers. Sometimes, however, we should be careful what we...

Stop The Waste! It’s Time To Save Food!

Stop The Waste! It’s Time To Save Food!

When I was younger, my parents made me finish all the food on my plate, because there were children starving all over the world. At the time, I wished nothing more than for a way to get the unwanted food from my plate to these starving children. Sadly, all these years...

How Mapflex’s BRC Certification Benefits You

How Mapflex’s BRC Certification Benefits You

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is widely recognised as the global standard for food safety. As the leading trade association for UK retailing, it now has a network of certification bodies in 90 countries worldwide. The BRC Global Standard for Packaging and...