Foodservice Packaging Association

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    Big players sign up to paper cup manifesto

    More than 45 companies, including major fast food chains and contract caterers, have signed a manifesto to increase the collection and recycling of paper cups. The issue was brought to the public’s attention in March 2016 through Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s War… Read More

  • Bag tax warning

    ENGLAND’S NEW bag tax could cause conflict and contamination, according to experts.   From today, October 5th, large retailers will have to charge customers 5p for single-use plastic bags. The policy, pushed through under the coalition government, should dramatically reduce… Read More

  • Government must clean up its act on litter

    FOODSERVICE COMPANIES are among an influential group of campaigns, businesses and member organisations calling for an advisory committee on litter.                           McDonald’s, Costa Coffee, Vacherin and Pret A… Read More

  • Compostable claims rubbished

    CATERERS THAT promote their uptake of 100 per cent compostable packaging could be greenwashing.                   Speaking at last week’s Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) seminar, BaxterStorey’s head of sustainable business questioned competitors that… Read More

  • Storm in a teacup

    A COMPLEX array of packaging requirements have led to high volumes of substandard packaging entering Europe, say manufacturers. Foodservice and grocery firms therefore need to be alert to the potential health and environmental risks.            … Read More

  • Labour commits to “zero food waste”

    SHADOW SECRETARY of State for Environment Mary Creagh has committed a future Labour government to a policy of zero food waste. This would bring England into line with Scotland, which last year introduced new legislation to work towards a zero… Read More

  • Bag tax won’t work

    A NEW INDUSTRY group has been formed to try and bury the idea of a plastic bag tax once and for all.   The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA), the Packaging and Films Association (PAFA), the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI)… Read More

  • Creagh to speak at FPA event

    SHADOW SECRETARY of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Mary Creagh will be the keynote speaker at the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) Annual Environment Seminar.     Held on January 10th 2013 the event will also include key figures… Read More

  • The Throwaway Industry? Footprint Forum: 27 May 2010

    An expert panel assembled for the third Footprint Forum at Pret A Manager’s London headquarter to discuss the environmental impact of packaging in the foodservice supply chain and some of the innovations and initiatives being implemented to counter this. Delegates,… Read More