SUPERMARKET’S GLITTER LITTER ISSUE

SUPERMARKET’S GLITTER LITTER ISSUE

SUPERMARKET’S GLITTER LITTER ISSUE __________________________________________________________________________________ Supermarkets are using tens of tonnes of plastic glitter each year much of which ends up as potential toxic pollution in the environment. To solve the issue many retailers are looking to change to bioplastic based glitter, but according to a leading expert this isn’t the answer. Stephen Cotton a […]

INDIA EDGES UP WITH GREEN PACKAGING

INDIA EDGES UP WITH GREEN PACKAGING

With the aim to be plastic-free, the state government of Maharashtra and a few other states in India have banned single-use plastics. This has led to packaging converters as well as brands across the country looking for innovative and sustainable packaging options. To be ahead of the game, PepsiCo India announced its plans to launch […]

WHAT’S TRENDING: SOUTH KOREA KICKS OFF 52-HOUR MAXIMUM WORKWEEK

WHAT’S TRENDING: SOUTH KOREA KICKS OFF 52-HOUR MAXIMUM WORKWEEK

According to news reports, the South Korean government has implemented a 52-hour maximum workweek that will see working professionals working less than before—an initiative that is aimed at promoting work-life balance. If this rule is not followed, a business owner can face time in prison or a hefty fine. South Korea is known to have […]

CED COFFEE ACCOUNTS FOR ONE IN FIVE GLOBAL COFFEE LAUNCHES

CED COFFEE ACCOUNTS FOR ONE IN FIVE GLOBAL COFFEE LAUNCHES

Summer is just around the corner which means consumers across the globe will be reaching for cool, refreshing beverages. According to latest research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), cold coffee has drinkers buzzing, as around one in five (19%) global new coffee launches was iced, ready-to-drink (RTD) in 2017, up from 16% in […]

HELPING WOMEN TO FEEL SAFE AT FESTIVALS

HELPING WOMEN TO FEEL SAFE AT FESTIVALS

Festival season has officially started, with thousands of music lovers all over the world ready to boogie to their favourite artists. In 2017, Mintel research revealed that a quarter of Brits attended a music festival in the previous year, highlighting the popularity of these events. However, the experience can turn unpleasant for many festival-goers: indeed, […]

Ahold Delhaize announces leadership changes at Alfa Beta, Mega Image

Ahold Delhaize announces leadership changes at Alfa Beta, Mega Image

Ahold Delhaize is announcing today two leadership changes in Europe. Vassilis Stavrou will become Brand President of Alfa Beta in Greece and Mircea Moga will become Brand President of Mega Image in Romania. Both appointments will become effective on October 1. Vassilis succeeds Leonidas Vrettakos, who is retiring after serving the company for 21 years. […]