All news articles for August 2018

Arla is to pay its net profit to its farmers

Arla to pay £280m to drought-hit farmers

By James Ridler

Dairy processor Arla is to pay out the entirety of its 2018 net profit to its farmer partners, who were hit by the extreme weather conditions in Europe.

Nestlé demonstrated the advances in digital print with its Kit Kat Senses box

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Speedy move for complex Nestlé carton

By Paul Gander

A complex 3D pack design for Nestlé, which took roughly a third of the time typically taken from concept to consumer, has underlined digital print’s ability to deliver speedy solutions and streamline customers’ decision-making.

Work has started on a new gin distillery in Liverpool

Construction begins on £1m gin distillery

By James Ridler

Construction of a £1m gin distillery, which is expected to open at the end of this year and create 15 jobs, has begun in the heart of Liverpool.

Half of UK consumers called for a tax on plastics for food packaging

Widespread support for plastic packaging tax

By James Ridler

More than half of consumers in the UK are in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging on food products, according to new research from a specialist consultancy.