Westpak shortlisted at the 2023 Footprint Awards
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 […]
Westpak wins ‘Sustainable Sourcing’ category at the ‘Sustainable Packaging News Awards’
Westpak are delighted to have been announced as winners for the ‘Sustainable Sourcing’ category at the first ever ‘Sustainable Packaging News Awards’. The awards are run by the Sustainable Packaging News website (spnews.com) and look to highlight key commitments and initiatives made to sustainability across the packaging sector. SPNews announced that the response to the […]
Heat Seal Card Punnets – a breakthrough in packaging sustainability
A series of new punnet and tray designs, launched by food packaging specialists Westpak Group Ltd, are offering retailers and suppliers across the grocery industry a set of commercially viable paper-based alternative to plastic punnets while maintaining strong compatibility with standardised heat-sealing tooling and machinery.
Uncovering the global packaging supply crisis
It’s no secret that the packaging industry as a whole has endured significant issues in the global supply chain for a sustained period. Getting to the bottom of these challenges isn’t a simple task. Many contributing factors are deeply intertwined with each other, affecting logistics on a global scale.
Maximising return from ‘pick your own’
It’s easy to see why ‘pick your own’ (PYO) farms have remained so popular with Brits – visiting one of the UK’s many PYO farms provides an affordable afternoon out for families to soak up the sun, enjoy the outdoors and gather nutritious and delicious fresh produce.
Innovative seasonal food packaging design
With such a diverse packaging range, Westpak can of course provide ideal products in-line with produce seasonality. But what about the ability for the packaging itself to demonstrate seasonality? We are proud to have worked with a number of clients in helping to create innovative, seasonal packaging designs, ranging from key calendar events to popular sporting competitions.
Proactively responding to market trends
Part of Westpak’s interpretation of embodying an innovative approach is to always looks to respond to market trends as proactively as possible. We see it as our duty to ensure that we are both fully prepared for, and able to play a key role in shaping the latest developments of the UK’s food packaging industry.
Harnessing recycled materials
The distinction between ‘recyclable’ and ‘recycled’ materials is a key factor in assessing a product’s sustainability. Recyclable packaging is that which can be recycled at their ‘end-of-life’ stage.
How Will Packaging Change With ‘the Return To Normality’?
PRESS RELEASE | OPINION PIECE. Author accreditation: Westpak Group Ltd Much has been discussed about the inevitable changes in consumer behaviour during the Coronavirus pandemic and how this has affected the food packaging industry. But with the vaccine roll-out well underway and with dates provisionally marked in for the removal of lockdown measures, how will […]
Innovation Through Continuous Improvement
PRESS RELEASE. Author accreditation: Westpak Group Ltd At Westpak, innovation remains one of the core guiding values of the business, influencing all aspects of our operations and product ranges. Large, milestone product innovations are clear to see, but innovation also runs through our wider product range through a process of continuous refinement and enhancement. The […]