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 were recognised as highly commended for the development of our Crave foodservice packaging range – a collection of takeaway food containers that combine quantifiable sustainability benefits with complete practicality & performance.
This follows from Westpak’s award win at last year’s Sustainable Packaging News Awards for the ‘sustainable sourcing’ category which was also largely underpinned by the development of the Crave range.
The Crave packaging range consists of six takeaway boxes that have provided foodservice and QSR chains with a commercially viable and practical packaging option that offers numerous, quantifiable sustainability benefits while maintaining absolute practicality and versatility.
The success of Westpak’s Crave range is largely due to the innovative materials that provide a departure from traditional plastic takeaway containers. Since being launched into the UK foodservice market over the last year, additional investment has been made into production and storage capacity to keep pace with strong demand. The range has appeared in major foodservice outlets such as Gourmet Burger Kitchen and has led to additional packaging designs that utilise the same material technology and manufacturing processes.
Above: The UK-based manufacturing of Westpak’s ‘Crave’ foodservice packaging range.
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About Westpak Group Ltd
Westpak Group Ltd are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions to the Grocery and Food Service Sectors. At Westpak you’ll find one of the largest ranges of packaging to care for the transportation and presentation of your fresh food. We’ll take care of any new products you wish to develop and help you launch them. We’ll help you maintain your packing operation to BRC standards with up-to-date data and will support anyone in your team with our friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Westpak Group Ltd contact details
Westpak Group Ltd, Unit 2B Kimberley Business Park, Blackness Lane, Keston, Kent, BR2 6HL
Tel: 0800 298 5844
Email: [email protected]