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29Feb 2024

As we move into 2024, the catering industry is on the brink of a green revolution. It’s a year that heralds a shift from the old ways of single-use plastics to a brighter era of sustainable service. This transformation is not just a trend, it’s a response to a global call for action, where eco-friendly […]

22Sep 2023

The urgency of moving to a more sustainable economy has never been more apparent. Society has to move quickly if a climate disaster is to be averted. One small but significant step that businesses can take immediately is to switch to eco-friendly packaging. In this guide, we offer plenty of hints and advice on businesses […]

16Aug 2023

With climate change consistently in the headlines, global awareness of our planet’s health is at its peak. Consumers, as key change agents, are pushing for a sustainable future. The focus? Moving away from excessive single-use plastics to demand eco-friendly packaging. This shift underscores the need for businesses to recognize and adapt to the sustainable packaging […]

24Jul 2023

For decades, the issue of food packaging has been addressed by chucking more plastic at the problem. This is an unsustainable approach, and savvy consumers are aware of this and are turning away from single-use plastics in their droves. For food vendors, this presents a unique challenge – how to deliver their street food in […]

31Mar 2022

We are all acutely aware that the world is teetering on the edge of an environmental disaster. None too soon, this awareness has seen consumers increasingly make purchasing decisions based on the “environmental ethos” of a business. Packaging is one of the most visible aspects of business operations. It is also one of the worst […]

16Aug 2021

Trends and customer requests influence the food, beverage, and restaurant business. Concerns regarding sustainability and the environmental effect of meal delivery are growing in tandem with the number of individuals buying food online. Sustainable food packaging is now more important to two out of three customers than it was five years ago. Sixty-six per cent […]

22Apr 2021

Oceans currently cover about 70 per-cent of the Earth’s surface, so it comes as a surprise to no one that oceans have been some of the most impacted by the modern world’s environmental changes. A 2014 study by the National Academy of Sciences’ Proceedings claimed that 88% of our oceans are now polluted. Even though […]

19Mar 2021

The appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant many households adopting several new procedures to contain and prevent the virus. And most of these procedures involve disposable this and that, which has put to the second plan an also very much present plague: climate change. In all fairness, for effects of personal hygiene and overall […]

11Nov 2019

Catering is big business, a multi-faceted trade that caters to consumers, businesses, and so much more. Due to the changing times, much emphasis is put on the eco-side of packaging and supplies, since we have more awareness on sustainability and the environment like never before. That being said, catering businesses have a duty of care, […]

10Jan 2020

Food packaging is a significant part of the catering industry, whether its food delivered to your door, catering or items stocked on the shelves at the supermarket it has to appeal to the buyer- just as much aesthetically as it does appetisingly. Getting the packaging right is critical when it comes to competitiveness, especially when […]

15Feb 2020

Eating out is very common these days. It almost seems more people now prefer to eat out rather than visiting the supermarket aisles looking for home-cooked food ingredients. Because people’s eating habits have changed rather significantly over the last few years, so have behavioural patterns. There was a time when consumers were obsessed over the […]

18Mar 2020

While there probably isn’t going to be an alternative to single-use packaging anytime soon, the type of materials used to manufacture these items can make all the difference. It’s also true that more people are aware of eco-friendly packaging alternatives these days and are trying to incorporate better choices into their own lives and lifestyles. […]

11May 2020

Humans are visual creatures. We are attracted or repulsed, by the visual look of a product. And this is even more true when we talk about food and food packaging. People tag everything, especially if it’s something they particularly like. On Instagram, you will find millions of tagged posts about food. We love to share […]

21Aug 2020

One of the most frequent misconceptions regarding the use of compostable containers like the ones used for takeaway meals is that you can’t reap any benefit if it isn’t placed on the Brown bin. Well, that isn’t totally the case. Though throwing your compostable packaging in the organic waste bin is the ideal situation, there […]