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Setting a global standard in ready meal tray lidding films to satisfy all tests and tastes

Ready … steady … heat … and eat! The hunger for ready meals is unabated and consumers’ appetite continues to be whetted with an ever-increasing selection of choices. 

From traditional classics to healthy options, vegetarian varieties, kids’ treats, and cultural cuisines, the smorgasbord of ready meals is mouth-watering.

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Meeting the seriously strong demand for meat-free products

"I'm a vegan," said Graham. "You'd never guess it," responded Vince. "Do you know what a vegan is, Vince?" Graham asked. "Of course he knows what a vegan is, don't you, Vince?" interjected Penny. "Absolutely, I never missed an episode of Star Trek," Vince said cheekily.

Then canned laughter filled living rooms across the UK.

The world – and humour – has come a long way since the sitcom "Just Good Friends" aired in the 1980s.

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In-store recycling comes to the scrunch

In the Wrap-Up this week … Co-op rolls out in-store recycling of flexibles. Environmental labelling system due to launch. Retailer lists problematic and preferred packaging materials. Food business reveals sustainability strategy. News from the tray sealing specialists. And more …

KM's shaped pouches have stand-up shelf appeal

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has added pre-made stand-up shaped pouches to its product range.

KM most recently provided a customer in the US with pouches for confectionery products featuring thematic designs for Easter, Halloween, and Christmas.

Key plastics topics explained and explored

In the Wrap-Up this week … Key plastics topics explained and explored. Largest amount of in-store recycling points launched. Home-compostable packaging hits the shelves. Unilever boosts recycling challenge. And more ...

The challenges of PCR in lidding film for high temperatures

Updated 30/10/2020

No approved recycling processes for food contact use at high temperatures Barriers to contaminants would lead to more, not less waste Recycled plastic is more expensive than virgin Detection difficulty could lead to fraud Read more

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