Highlights from the Responsible Packaging Expo 2023

Westpak were delighted to exhibit at this year’s Responsible Packaging Expo. The event, which was held at ExCeL London from Tuesday 10th – Wednesday 11th October, featured hundreds of exhibitors attracting huge numbers of visitors across the two-day period.

Starbucks to open sustainability learning and innovation lab

Starbucks has announced plans to develop a new sustainability learning and innovation lab at Hacienda Alsacia, in Costa Rica – the company’s global agronomy headquarters for research and development. The lab will serve as a learning hub for employees, students, researchers and industry leaders to innovate and scale sustainable solutions for issues including climate adaption and agricultural economics.

Westpak are ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2023 Footprint Awards

Westpak Group Ltd have been recognised as ‘Highly Commended’ for the ‘Innovations in packaging’ award at the 2023 Footprint Awards. Taking place on the 8th June at the at the RIBA headquarters in London, the awards ceremony celebrated the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives across a total of 12 prestigious award categories.

Westpak shortlisted at the 2023 Footprint Awards

Westpak Group Ltd. Crave foodservice packaging. Fish & chip shop.

Westpak Group Ltd have been confirmed as shortlisted for the category of ‘Innovations in Packaging’ at the 2023 Footprint Awards. This nomination centres on the key manufacturing and sustainability innovations behind Westpak’s ‘Crave’ foodservice packaging range. The Footprint Awards are run by ‘Foodservice Footprint’, a leading online website, community and publication resource providing in-depth insights […]

Grocery sustainability metrics have the potential to redefine the role of food packaging

It’s nearly a decade ago that the familiar ‘traffic light’ labelling system started appearing on supermarket items signalling key health metrics around calories, sugar, salt and fat content. Fast-forward to now, and a similar emphasis is emerging in the grocery industry around the signalling of environmental sustainability data for food items.