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...
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...
Fresh Food Packaging – Growing In The Right Direction

Fresh Food Packaging – Growing In The Right Direction

Fresh food packaging. There’s no denying it’s a contentious issue. There are people who argue that fresh food – particularly fruit and vegetables – comes in its own, natural packaging, i.e. its skin, so why then does it need to be wrapped in plastic, or put in a bag?...
Exciting New Innovations In Healthy Packaging In 2018

Exciting New Innovations In Healthy Packaging In 2018

It seems that packaging’s work is never done! Not only does it need to extend shelf life, look attractive and be made from eco-friendly materials that can be recycled, it also now needs to kill the bacteria that could make us sick! “Healthy packaging” is the latest...