Responding to market and consumer insight with relevant and agile innovation is vital to the continual improvement of core products and services, according to Dr Helene Roberts, group marketing and innovation director at leading packaging manufacturer, LINPAC.
The LINPACcommitment to innovation has been recognised at the 2016 UK Packaging Awards. The company has been shortlisted in three categories: Packaging Company of the Year, Rigid Plastic Pack of the Year and Resource Efficient Pack of the Year.
Packaging manufacturers are working smarter than ever before to develop packsthat are lighter, stronger and more recyclable. Packs also need to be fit for purpose in terms of protecting, preserving and presenting bakery products.
But what is the best material to use? Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC takes a look at the benefits of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) for the bakery sector.
Retailers, food manufacturers and the packaging converting sectorneed to design packaging for both functionality and the environment, according to LINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer.
Innovation consultant for LINPAC,Alan Davey, is a keynote speaker at next month’s The Future of Plastics Packaging event.
Market leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, ranks high in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index, according to the latest survey carried out by independent body, the Institute of Customer Service (ICS).
Results from the January survey revealed that LINPAC customers rated the LINPAC Packaging service well above the UK average across 13 sectors, with the business scoring 85.3 per cent.
Leading international fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC welcomes the launch of an inquiry into the economic, environmental and social impact of food waste by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee.
The idea of challenging the status quo on this subject is not new to LINPAC, but it’s something thatis wholeheartedly supportedby the Group through their continued focus on development of innovative fresh food-packaging solutions that keep foods fresher for longer.
Fresh food packaging manufacturer LINPAC has teamed up with Tesco and Cargill, leading supplier of chicken products, to launch a new split pack for poultry that addresses portion control and food waste concerns.
The trio of companies have worked together to create a new perforated tray designed for two chicken breast fillets. The MAP tray then splits into two compartments allowing consumers to store the food as individual portions in completely sealed packs.
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC,is to add to itsFreshware® portfolio with a new range of innovatively designed vented pyramid packs to meet the changing demands of the consumer snacking and conveniencetrend.
Nick James, LINPAC European sales director for Freshware, said: “When the food-to-go trend first took hold, it was very much focused onportability of products, ease of use and much more about indulgence – enjoying a ‘treat’ whilst out and about.
Innovation in poultry packaging is driving change in the sector as European packers and retailers look for more sustainable and novel solutions to maximise sales, according to Alan Davey, Innovation Director, at fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC.
Traditionally, polypropylene (PP) has been the material of choice for poultry packaging in several parts of Europe, but limitations in terms of its environmental credentials, barrier performance and shelf appeal have resulted in increased demand for Rfresh PET packaging.
Leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2016 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE).
LINPAC is one of 11 UK entrants selected by the award organisers, the RSA Environment Awards Forum, to compete on the European stage. UK entrants are selected from the winners and runners-up of various award schemes accredited by the RSA as only they can act as feeder schemes to the European Commission’s biennial EBAE.
A £1.2m investment in machinery will enable leading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, to produce a further 200 million expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays each year at its St Helens manufacturing site inthe North West.
The investment will see existing extruders and thermoformers upgraded to further enhance thequality,environmental benefits and cost effectiveness of packs for LINPAC customers.
Two leading food packaging manufacturers have teamed up to create a premium range of patisserie cartons ideal for cakes, cream buns, gateaux and pastries.
LINPAC and Graphic Packaging collaborated to develop the four pack styles, which offer bakers and retailers superior and stylish on-shelf presentation to drive sales.
Graphic Packaging created the cartonboard trays and bases whilst LINPAC developed a series of compatible rPET lids. The partnership means bakery customers benefit from access to a complete pack solution, rather than having to buy the trays and lids from different suppliers, making business easy to do, convenient, efficient and cost-effective.
Meat and poultry processors in Canada can reap the benefits of LINPAC technology now that the packaging manufacturer has teamed up with leading Canadian food materials and equipment supplier, Heat Sealing Packaging (HSP).
LINPAC will supply HSP with its LINtop® films which have been innovatively designed to be thinner than standard laminated films. It means Canadian processors and packers can have the cost and environmental benefits of a lighter film without compromising product functionality and performance.
Last year the leading fresh food packaging supplier, LINPAC, won the most improved factory award for its St. Helen’s site in the prestigious Britain's Best Factory Awards.
A major part of the work at St Helens - and throughout the group - is the company’s continuous focus on improving the environmental performance of its products and services.
In that context a recent programme of machinery refurbishment at LINPAC St Helens and at other LINPAC group sites has ensured a world-first reduction in the energy cost of expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging, thus slashing the carbon footprint of the products produced even further.