18 February 2021

MPs warn of wave of plastic from fixed rate DRS system

A group of cross-party MPs has called on ministers to adopt a variable deposit for the rollout of a deposit return scheme, warning otherwise the UK […]
17 February 2021

Pladis to remove all non-recyclable black plastic from its products

Biscuit behemoth Pladis is ditching all non-recyclable black plastic from its products. The McVitie’s owner revealed this week it had ceased production using black plastic at […]
17 February 2021

Ohso Chocolate sells 75% stake in sweet investment deal

Healthy gut confectionery maker Ohso Chocolate has sold a majority stake to investment house S-Ventures for almost £300,000. The VC firm acquired 75% of the brand […]
17 February 2021

Nomad Foods reveals strong finish to 2020 as frozen gets Covid boost

Frozen foods giant Nomad Foods has outperformed expectation once more in its fourth quarter as the ongoing Covid restrictions see shoppers continuing to stock up freezers. […]
17 February 2021

Cranswick joins Amazon-led ‘net zero by 2040’ climate pledge

Cranswick has joined an Amazon-led commitment to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change a decade early, as it seeks to become the […]
17 February 2021

Young’s continues investment in fresh fish with pack design overhaul

Young’s Seafood has poured further investment into its chilled offering with a pack redesign aimed at attracting younger, health-conscious consumers. Featuring a new colour scheme, fresh […]
17 February 2021

Gok Wan to star in first Itsu TV advert as sales prosper

Itsu has partnered with Gok Wan to launch its first TV advert, following “record” growth in supermarkets last year. The Asian-inspired restaurant and grocery brand said […]
17 February 2021

Aldi launches flat-bottomed Easter Egg in plastic reduction push

Aldi is launching a ’geometric Easter egg’ as part a drive to cut down on plastic packaging. The eggs have a flat bottom, doing away with […]
17 February 2021

Deliveroo to expand grocery delivery service into 125 towns this year

Deliveroo will extend availability of grocery deliveries via its platform to a further 125 towns and cities this year, the courier company has confirmed. The Grocer […]
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