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A Perspective on Bioplastics for Use in Rigid Food Packaging

A Perspective on Bioplastics for Use in Rigid Food Packaging

on Monday, 10 February 2020. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Plastic food & drink packaging, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

As referred to in our recent article, there is a lot of consumer ‘buzz’ being created around this topic at the moment, with consumers pushing for bioplastics, compostable or biodegradable options to be used in food packaging. However, are they as ‘green’ as they sound?

Read Aegg’s Comments on Glass Packaging in Key Press

Read Aegg’s Comments on Glass Packaging in Key Press

on Tuesday, 03 September 2019. Posted in Aegg Opinions

Read Aegg’s comments on the glass packaging industry in key food, drink and packaging titles. The following 4 articles appeared recently in 'The Grocer', 'Food Manufacture', 'Packaging News' and 'Packaging Insights'.

Here is a selection of the articles here*:

 

Aegg Appoints New Head of Glass In Line With Growing Demand for its Glass Ranges

Aegg Appoints New Head of Glass In Line With Growing Demand for its Glass Ranges

on Friday, 29 March 2019. Posted in Aegg Team, Glass food & drink packaging, Aegg Opinions

Aegg has welcomed Pawel Wieczorek to its team as Head of Glass. This senior position within the team has been newly created to meet expanding demand for our range of glass food and drink packaging and table presentable glass pots.

Blog: The future of plastic food packaging – a summary view from Packaging Innovations

Blog: The future of plastic food packaging – a summary view from Packaging Innovations

on Thursday, 28 March 2019. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Plastic food & drink packaging, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

We asked Nick Parker, our Marketing Director, to share his thoughts on the future of plastic food packaging, based on the discussions that were taking place at Packaging Innovations...

Opinion Leader Piece: Aegg's Reflections and Predictions

Opinion Leader Piece: Aegg's Reflections and Predictions

on Wednesday, 23 January 2019. Posted in Environmental, Aegg Opinions

2018 has been an ‘interesting’ year for food packaging businesses, with the Brexit and plastics debates causing confusion and uncertainty within the industry. However, we predict that those businesses who plan longer term, rather than adopting knee jerk reactions will be the winners. Read on to find out Aegg’s thoughts on the challenges within the industry and how to overcome them...

Packaging trends: A review of the food and drinks packaging industry

Food & Drink Packaging Trends. Farewell 2019: Hello 2020

on Monday, 13 January 2020. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Plastic Packaging Tax, Water bottles, Plastic food & drink packaging, Glass food & drink packaging, Aegg Opinions

Welcome to 2020. 2019 was certainly fast paced with uncertainty and opportunities influencing the industry in equal measure.  2020’s packaging trends look set to be full of changes again, as the plastics/ glass debate unfolds further, set against a Brexit backdrop.  

 

Aegg sees growing European demand for glass food packaging

Aegg sees growing European demand for glass food packaging

on Thursday, 06 June 2019. Posted in Water bottles, Glass food & drink packaging, Blogs, Aegg Opinions

Pawel Wieczorek, Aegg’s Head of Glass, was one of the 15,000 buyers and visitors from 120 countries attending the two-day PLMA show in Amsterdam in May 2019. We asked Pawel for his thoughts from the show...

Blog: Thoughts on BPF’s Seminar on the Proposed Plastics Tax

Blog: Thoughts on BPF’s Seminar on the Proposed Plastics Tax

on Friday, 29 March 2019. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Plastic Packaging Tax, Blogs, Aegg Opinions

We asked our Finance Director, Katherine Howard, to write her thoughts on the British Packaging Federation’s recent seminar on the proposed plastics tax...

Aegg MD, Jamie, Gives His Thoughts on Rigid Plastics in the Press

Aegg MD, Jamie, Gives His Thoughts on Rigid Plastics in the Press

on Friday, 15 March 2019. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Plastic food & drink packaging, Aegg Opinions

Aegg MD, Jamie Gorman, was recently asked for his comments in an industry debate on rigid plastics by leading packaging title ‘Packaging News’ Click here to read the article and Jamie’s comments.

Blog: Aegg attendance at All4Pack 2018

Blog: Aegg attendance at All4Pack 2018

on Thursday, 13 December 2018. Posted in Trade shows, Blogs, Aegg Opinions

As part of Aegg’s growing Export Team, I was asked to write a short blog about my recent attendance at All4Pack...

Blog: Thoughts on the future of plastic and glass packaging in the food and drink industry: reflections from Packaging Innovations Olympia 2019

on Tuesday, 01 October 2019. Posted in Food & Drink Packaging Industry Thoughts, Packaging Innovations, Blogs, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

Having listened to a day of seminars at Packaging Innovations this blog is a summary of thoughts that came from those on stage, or were catalysed in me.

Aegg Launches New Glass Packaging Range Due to Upsurge in Demand for Glass Products

Aegg Launches New Glass Packaging Range Due to Upsurge in Demand for Glass Products

on Friday, 29 March 2019. Posted in Water bottles, Glass food & drink packaging, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

We have launched a new range of over 20 glass packaging jars and bottles due to a big upsurge in demand for glass products. The new glass packaging products are ideally suited to jams, spreads, sauces and drinks. Products range from 210ml to 1700ml.

Blog: The major shift in glass take-up since the plastics debate

Blog: The major shift in glass take-up since the plastics debate

on Friday, 29 March 2019. Posted in Water bottles, Glass food & drink packaging, Blogs, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

We asked Aegg’s new Head of Glass, Pawel Wieczorek, to write his thoughts on the major shift in glass take-up since the plasics debate...

Aegg To Showcase New Food Packaging Lines at Packaging Innovations, Birmingham

Aegg To Showcase New Food Packaging Lines at Packaging Innovations, Birmingham

on Friday, 25 January 2019. Posted in Trade shows, Plastic food & drink packaging, Glass food & drink packaging, Packaging Innovations, Aegg Opinions

At Birmingham’s Packaging Innovations show (you can register to attend here) on 27/28 February 2019 (stand C27), Aegg will be showcasing several new lines of rigid food packaging, including an extended range of table-presentable glass food pots, a range of glass packaging jars and bottles as well as our new thin-walled ultra-clear PP and PET pots and innovatively designed PP plastic sauce/ soup pots.

BLOG: RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference 2018

BLOG: RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference 2018

on Monday, 05 November 2018. Posted in Blogs, Environmental, Aegg Opinions

As part of Aegg’s Product Design Team, I have been asked to write a blog about my recent attendance at the RECOUP conference...

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