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From Surf to Serve: Sustainable Seafood Packaging for Shoal

Shoal, a traditional British seafood restaurant nestled in Winchester, came to the team at Takeaway Packaging in search of bespoke twisted-handle paper bags and specialised fish and chips boxes.

Single-Use Plastic Ban: What’s Included and Updates for 2024

The government banned single-use plastic packaging in October 2023. These changes directly impacted the food service industry — read on to find out if your business is affected. You’re no longer allowed to use polystyrene food packaging and plastic cutlery. Instead, you are required to use eco-friendly alternatives. Fortunately, plenty of sustainable options are available, like bagasse clamshell food containers and biodegradable cutlery.

Raising the Bar: Takeaway Packaging for Trendsetting Pubs

Pubs have evolved to be more than just alehouses, and the time of the gastropub is well and truly upon us. Your locals are now award-winning Indian restaurants, stonebaked pizza joints and delicious fish and chip shops. Menus are diverse, and in some cases, rival even the fanciest Michelin-star restaurants.

Brilliant Branded Packaging for Mór Bakehouse

With a diverse range of food and drink available for takeaway and delivery services like Deliveroo and Just Eat, Mor Bakehouse needs a variety of bakery packaging to keep their food fresh and easy to eat while on the go. Let’s dive in and take a look . . .

Delivering New Packaging Marketplace for Sessions

At the beginning of this year, we partnered with Seamlessly to deliver a new packaging marketplace for food scout Sessions.

Mon Chai; Warming the Hearts of Norwich

Mon Chai, famous for their delicious range of chai and snacks, is an award winning cafe in the North East of Norfolk.

Navigating England’s Simpler Recycling Reforms for a Sustainable Future

The primary objective of these reforms is to improve recycling efforts and reduce the volume of biodegradable waste and recyclable materials ending up in landfills.

How to Package Takeaway Indian Food to Keep It Hot: Our Favourite Sustainable Solutions

Whether settling down to enjoy a tikka masala in front of the TV for a night of must-see viewing or enjoying street food samosas while out on the town, the packaging that holds these feasts of flavours needs to be up to the task. 

What’s the Best Packaging for Kebabs? Eco-Friendly Options for Kebab Shops in 2023

The sizzle of kebabs on a grill can delight everyone from late-night revellers to diehard food enthusiasts, but the harmony of flavours and textures can only be fully appreciated if the packaging does these delectable delights justice.

What Plastic Is Used for Food Packaging? Types of Plastic

Plastic has been used for food and drink packaging for decades. Pre-packed and freshly prepared takeaway food is often served in plastic packaging to preserve the contents, but is plastic packaging the best option for food?

The Facts: Fast-Food Packaging Waste Statistics 2023

Unsightly images of littered locations typically feature fast-food packaging, drinks cans and plastic bottles as the main culprits. These kinds of issues — and this kind of waste — have been a prevalent problem for years. Plastic litter started appearing in our oceans and ecosystems back in the 1960s, just as plastic started to be mass-produced.

Sustainable Noodle & Rice Packaging for East Asian Food

As the popularity of East Asian cuisine continues to soar, it’s essential to address the growing demand for eco-friendly packaging options in this culinary realm. From the mouthwatering umami flavours of ramen and udon to the comforting embrace of a soft, steamed Bao bun, East Asian food has captured people’s hearts (and stomachs) worldwide. Chinese food is still one of the most popular takeaways in the UK.

What Goes in the Recycling Bin: Can You Recycle Polystyrene Food Containers?

Are you often left wondering what items can be recycled or what should go in the recycling bin? Sometimes it’s greasy pizza boxes. Other times it’s a mystery plastic takeaway container. Another common question frequently arises, “Can you recycle polystyrene food containers?”

Packaging in Marketing: Should You Use Branded Takeaway Packaging?

Branded food packaging. What’s the big deal?

It can feel like an added, unnecessary expense if you’re a small food business. 

But we believe branded packaging is absolut

How to Make Your Fish and Chips Packaging Eco-Friendly

As the UK’s leading eco-friendly supplier for takeaway packaging, we’d like to introduce you to the world of sustainable fish and chips packaging, where tradition meets innovation.

Sustainable Fast Food Packaging: A Guide for Takeaway Food Businesses

As the UK’s takeaway packaging experts, we’ve helped countless businesses create fantastic fast food packaging, from internationally renowned fast food brands to under-the-radar dark kitchens. We’re here to help you too, so let’s get started!

Street Food Packaging: Eco-Friendly Designs for Eclectic Cuisine

Your customers deserve sturdy and sustainable trays, boxes, and other suitable street food containers to enjoy their takeaway food and drinks with guilt-free ease. But sometimes, finding the right street food packaging isn’t straightforward.

Good and Bad Things about Plastic: Should You Use Plastic Food Packaging in 2023?

As a provider of carbon-neutral packaging, we often discuss the bad and good things about plastic food packaging. We promote our range of eco-friendly packaging products wherever possible, but it’s important to take a step back and acknowledge why some types of plastic food packaging are still widely used.

Packaging for Home Baking Businesses: A Complete Guide for Avid Bakers

If you’re considering starting your own home-baking business or need some guidance, we’re here to help. As the UK’s eco-friendly food packaging experts, we’ve helped numerous baking brands master their marketing with branded packaging and deliver their homemade goods sustainably with eco-friendly food packaging designed for cakes, cookies, biscuits, brownies and more.

What Is Organic Packaging? Here’s What You Need to Know

With the strict regulations around single-use plastic coming into effect in 2023, it’s time to get clued up on organic food packaging. As the UK’s takeaway packaging experts, we know a thing or two about what it means to go green.

Marlowe’s Case Study

If you’re making burgers made from fully traceable grass fed beef, you’re going to want to shout about it – so why not use your packaging to do just that?

Packaging Supplies for Cafés: Everything You Need for Your Coffee Shop

At Takeaway Packaging, we’re experts in selecting suitable packaging for cafés and coffee shops alike. We’ll give you the full rundown of our eco-friendly takeaway coffee cups you might need along with all the extras — like lids, cutlery and napkins.

What Is Food-Grade Packaging? Things You Need to Know If You’re in the Food Service Sector

Food packaging is available in a multitude of materials. Each packaging material has its benefits and drawbacks, so what makes food-grade packaging different?  Now that single-use plastic cutlery and plates are to be banned, businesses in the food service sector need to reevaluate their packaging, make sure it’s safe for use with food, and understand …

Eco-Friendly Food Packaging for Sushi: The Sustainable Alternatives You Should Be Using

Takeaway Packaging have been manufacturing branded food packaging for Sushi Bars for years. With so many different types of packaging out there, we know it can be tricky deciding what products are best suited to your company.

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Cups: Recycled and Biodegradable Packaging for Drinks

Transparent plastic cups are commonplace in the food service sector. Juice bars, cafés, street food vendors, and fast food restaurants use them to serve all kinds of cold beverages, from milkshakes, smoothies and bubble tea to fizzy drinks and alcohol.

The Best Packaging for Burgers: A Guide for Restaurants, Kitchens and Vans

Are you serving the best burgers in town? Then you need the best burger packaging too! It’s not just about having the best burger boxes, either. There are plenty of other considerations to make, like what packaging you’ll use for fries, sides, sauces and drinks.

Christmas & New Year Delivery Dates

Need a delivery before Christmas? Please place your order before 3pm on Monday 19th December, to allow for longer than usual delivery times. Any orders placed between Monday 19th and Friday 23rd December will continue to be processed and despatched, but we are unable to confirm when the delivery will arrive with you. Any orders …

Packaging for Christmas Markets: A Guide for Street Food Vendors

The festive season is almost upon us and what’s more Christmassy than a Christmas market?  Christmas markets in the UK are incredibly popular, with Manchester Christmas markets generating £306 million in revenue annually. That’s why it’s crucial to stand out as a street food vendor at such a good time of year for business. One …

Can You Recycle Greasy Pizza Boxes?

Pizza boxes are made of cardboard, which means they’re recyclable. Unfortunately, this is only a half-truth, depending on the condition of the pizza box. Cardboard is universally recyclable, but you cannot recycle it when it’s contaminated with oil, like from a greasy pizza box. Oil, grease and food are difficult to remove and bind the cardboard fibres together.

Bubble Tea: Everything You Need to Know (And How to Serve It Sustainably)

Bubble tea has become increasingly popular in the UK over the last few years with dedicated bubble tea stores cropping up all over Britain. Most of these stores are in the capital, such as Biju Bubble Tea.

The Best Packaging for Desserts: A Definitive Guide

The takeaway and fast-food industry is growing rapidly — especially during the global pandemic where Brits increased their spend on takeaways by 42%. We’re a nation that loves a good takeaway on a Friday night so much that it’s almost ingrained in our culture.  But, takeaways aren’t just for savoury meals — they’re for sweeter …

Sustainable Packaging for Sandwiches: It’s Time to Go Green

The sandwich is a British lunchtime staple. Sandwiches are easy to make, filling and portable — which explains why it’s 42% of the nation’s go-to lunch. Invented in the 18th Century by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, as a convenient way to eat and multitask, now, the simple sandwich boasts worldwide popularity.  Picking …

Has the UK Plastic Bag Charge Worked? An Update for 2022

In October 2015, a five-pence fee for plastic carrier bags came into effect in England, requiring all supermarkets and large stores to charge a minimum of 5p for every single-use carrier bag they gave out. Since the law’s introduction, we have seen several developments. The plastic bag charge increased to 10p per bag in April …

Eco-Friendly Ice Cream Packaging for Food Service and Retail

Are you a food vendor serving ice cream, sorbet or frozen yoghurt? Maybe you’re breaking ground in retail with mochi? If so, you need to know how to properly package your frozen delights to keep customers coming back. Packaging frozen foods can be tricky, often leaving your patrons in a sticky mess. Eco-friendly ice cream …

Plant-Based Packaging: Is the Future of Food Packaging Already Here?

If you’re thinking about ways to reduce your environmental impact, anything plant-based is a great place to start. It’s widely reported that plant-based diets can help fight climate change and that biofuels produced from renewable organic materials offer a more sustainable solution to burning fossil fuels. We’re not advocating you throw out all of the …

Disposable Coffee Cups: A Complete Guide for Eco-Conscious Businesses

Branding your paper cups is a visually appealing way to promote your business and a fraction of the cost of other forms of branded packaging.

The Best Packaging Materials for Takeaway Food and Drinks in 2022

  With so many packaging options available for food and drinks products, it can be hard to decide on the right takeaway packaging for your business. So, what are the best types of food packaging materials eco-conscious businesses should be using? Related: The Facts: Fast-Food Packaging Waste Statistics  Things to Consider When Choosing Food and …

Recyclable, Compostable or Biodegradable Food Packaging: What’s the Difference?

Over the past decade, there has been rising concern over climate change and environmental protection. A recent study found that 65% of Brits think climate change is a serious problem — a significant increase from a few years ago. People are consciously making more sustainable choices, such as recycling food containers and cups and selecting …

Keep the Kids Entertained with Kids Activity Packs

As caregivers, we can’t always be there to entertain our kids. Sometimes we’re busy working, or we’re out for a nice meal, or we just want to relax. “I’m bored.” You’ve heard it a thousand times over, it’s probably the most common complaint you’ll hear as a parent. It’s true, and kids need a lot …

Takeaway Packaging Achieves Carbon Neutral Status

We’re delighted to announce that Takeaway Packaging is now officially carbon neutral.  The UK still produces millions of tonnes of CO2 every year.  Households, energy, manufacturing and transport sectors accounted for 72% of all greenhouse gas emissions in 2019.   Although the UK government has invested in environmental protection, we felt we still needed to do …

Why Is Nitrogen Gas Used in Food Packaging?

Food manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to preserve the freshness of their products to prolong their shelf life. With news that plastic packaging doesn’t prolong the shelf-life of fruit and vegetables, other common yet concerning packaging methods are being called into question. The industry attempts to curb food spoilage by adding nitrogen in food …

7 Advantages of Bioplastic Packaging for the Food and Drinks Industry

“Biodegradable” roughly translates to “somewhat better for the environment” in the packaging world. With a whole host of biodegradable packaging options available for food and drinks products, bioplastics offer an eco-friendly alternative to standard plastic packaging for food and drinks. So what are bioplastics, and are bioplastics better for the environment than other similar packaging …

Is Greaseproof Paper Recyclable? 

Is greaseproof paper recyclable, or should it go in the general waste bin? Find out with Takeaway Packaging. Greaseproof paper has many uses in the kitchen and in takeaway packaging. It’s a lot like paper but with added fat, grease and oil-repellent properties. This raises the question: is greaseproof paper recyclable? Simply put, most greaseproof …

Celebrating Compost Week with Compostable Food Packaging

We all know the importance of sustainable packaging. With plenty of recyclable options available, what about compostable food packaging?  Composting has a vital role in securing a sustainable future for the planet. While it’s been common practice for millennia, it’s somewhat overlooked in modern society. In fast-paced consumerism that’s all about convenience, compostable packaging for …

How to Reduce Food Waste for Food Waste Action Week 2022

Food waste is killing the planet. Here’s how you can turn the tide during Food Waste Action Week with Takeaway Packaging. About one-third of food produced worldwide goes to waste. In the UK alone, around 9.5 million tonnes of food waste is generated annually, which makes up 22% of all the food purchased by consumers. …

How to Present Mouthwatering Takeaways using Premium Food Packaging

  Takeaways only taste as good as they look — that’s a scientific fact. No matter how delicious your dishes are, the poor presentation can lead to disappointment. If you’re serving carefully prepared cuisine for a premium price, impressing your clientele with fantastic, sustainable packaging should be a priority. But restaurant-level presentation for takeaway food …

Can You Recycle Raw Meat Packaging in the UK?

  From preparing your favourite meal or giving the dog his dinner, there are plenty of times when we’re left with raw meat packaging waste. But what’s the best way to safely and responsibly dispose of these various containers, trays and wraps? Food packaging can be confusing at the best of times and often a …

Can You Recycle Polystyrene Takeaway Boxes?

Scotland is banning plastic straws and polystyrene takeaway containers. It’s another heavy blow to the plastic packaging industry since over 50% of the Scottish population are ordering more takeaway food than pre-pandemic.  With the return of the hospitality industry and late-night takeaways, including kebabs, burgers, and cheesy chips, businesses need to find eco-friendly packaging alternatives …

Is Reusable Food Packaging Worth It?

Consumers want eco-friendly packaging solutions. Is reusable food packaging the answer? Food outlets have been left scrambling for plastic packaging this year. Shortages of cups, straws, and takeout containers have taken their toll, affecting businesses on a global scale. This begs the question: Would we be in the same situation if alternative packaging was available? …

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What Is Compostable Food Packaging?

Could compostable packaging solve plastic waste issues? Find out how it’s made and how it could benefit your brand. Compostable packaging is one of the most game-changing innovations in the past few years. It’s made from natural materials and is functional, eco-friendly and arguably the future of food and drinks packaging. In a recent survey, …

7 Brilliant Benefits of Branded Takeaway Packaging

Branded takeaway packaging comes in all shapes and sizes, but how does it benefit your business? Find out with Takeaway Packaging. Customers crave connection. They want a branded experience to reinforce their purchasing decisions and give them a sense of fulfilment when ordering your food and drinks. You can make your brand stand out without …

Christmas Takeaway Packaging for Festive Feasts

Christmas is a time for togetherness. Bring everyone around the table with our festive and eco-friendly packaging solutions. The festive season is upon us, and the hospitality sector is set to generate £3.5 billion in a sharp post-COVID rebound. High streets will no doubt be brimming with shoppers in the lead up to Black Friday, …

A Mini Guide to Buying Wholesale Food Packaging

We make buying wholesale food packaging simple. Find the packaging you need for your food and beverages with Takeaway Packaging. Purchasing the right wholesale food packaging can be a tricky affair. With so much choice, it’s hard to know which is the best packaging to use for hot and cold menu items. There is an …

The Eco-Friendly Breakfast Takeaway Packaging You Should Be Using

The right breakfast takeaway packaging will get your customers’ morning off to a great start, no matter what food and drinks they order. It might be the most important meal of the day, but many people skip breakfast in favour of an early start (or a well-deserved lie-in). This presents your business with a unique …

Natasha’s Law: The New Rules for Food Packaging

Pre-packaged food will require additional information about its ingredients to keep people safe. Ensure your business is compliant with the latest food packaging regulations with Takeaway Packaging. As of October 2021, all pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) food is required to clearly display key information about the food and its ingredients under “Natasha’s Law”. The …

3 Easy Ways to Celebrate Recycle Week in 2021

Celebrate the nation’s annual recycling event with Takeaway Packaging. Do something different for Recycle Week (20th – 26th September 2021). Recycling gets a bad wrap. Not enough products and materials are recycled, making the purpose of recyclable packaging a little redundant. Tonnes of waste is sent straight to landfill when it could’ve been recycled or …

Trash Talk: What Does Zero Waste Mean?

Find out what zero waste really means with Takeaway Packaging. Make a positive change for Zero Waste Week this year (6th – 10th September 2021). Our current economy is incredibly wasteful. Millions of tonnes of food, packaging and other waste are sent directly to landfills every year, creating innumerable environmental issues and squandering the world’s …

What Are Microplastics and Why Are They Harmful?

Microplastics are harmful to the environment and hazardous to health. Find out how to avoid them with Takeaway Packaging. Plastic causes a lot of problems. It’s a major pollutant of the world’s oceans, it doesn’t degrade for hundreds of years and it’s pretty much everywhere you look. One of the key dangers of plastics is …

3 Awesome Ways to Celebrate Plastic Bag Free Day

Discover some easy and effective ways to promote your business on Plastic Bag Free Day with Takeaway Packaging. On July 3rd this year, the world will be celebrating Plastic Bag Free Day. While plastic bags have been used extensively across the globe to help people carry home their shopping — as well as occupying kitchen …

Combatting Littering with Customised Packaging

Littering is a load of rubbish. Here’s how you can kick it to the curb with the help of customised packaging. It looks like things are getting back to normal, but if there’s one thing we don’t want to return to, it’s littering. 75% of people globally have admitted to littering in the last five …

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Takeaway Business More Eco-Friendly in 2021

There’s been a huge surge in demand for takeaways over the past year, so what can your business do to mitigate the environmental effects of increased business? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses within the food and drinks industry to think differently and embracing takeaways has proven a successful means of sustaining business. Now that …

Phthalates: The Most Dangerous Problem with Plastic Food Packaging

Everybody knows that plastic packaging is bad for the environment, but did you also know it is bad for your health? Businesses have been given greater reason to ditch plastics as more research comes to light regarding the toxicity of plastic packaging. The most recent studies have indicated that the chemicals found in plastics directly …

The Best Environmental Packaging Strategies for Food and Drinks Products

Rethinking the way your business approaches takeaway packaging can greatly benefit the environment. Easter eggs are big business. With around 80 million Easter eggs sold every year, that’s a lot of chocolate and a lot of packaging too. But retailers have been able to dramatically reduce their environmental impact in one of the simplest ways …

Eco-friendly Takeaway Packaging For Summer

Whether it’s a freshly made smoothie in the park or a coffee on the high street, food and drinks vendors will need the right eco-friendly takeaway packaging this summer. Summer is right around the corner, and with more freedom to hit the park for a picnic or to head into town for a refreshing beverage …

How to Reduce Food Waste Without Plastic

Food waste is an issue of epic proportions. What can businesses and consumers do to make their food go further and reduce food and packaging waste? Nine hundred million tonnes of food is wasted globally every year. The majority of the waste is created by households, with the restaurant and retail sectors following close behind. …

How to Safely Dispose of Non-Recyclable Plastic

Non-recyclable plastic creates a huge environmental problem that needs to be addressed by businesses and consumers alike. We’ve all seen harrowing images of wildlife and oceans affected by plastic waste. We’ve also seen the pledges by big-name brands to reduce their plastic packaging production and usage. While it’s been reported that multinational companies aren’t doing …

Wrapped Up: Why Do We Need Food Packaging?

From takeaway vendors to supermarket stalls, food and drinks products often come pre-packaged for our convenience. It’s not uncommon to encounter environmentally harmful packaging that clings to all kinds of fruit, vegetables, sandwiches, snacks and salads. The “lunch on the go” economy alone accounts for 11 billion items of packaging waste a year, most of …

How to Make Food Packaging Boxes That Delight

Food packaging doesn’t have to be bland and tasteless, why not spice-up your takeaway packaging to give your business’s branding a flavoursome lift. The better a dish looks, the tastier we think it is — that’s just the miracle of the human mind. When we’re presented with something aesthetically pleasing, our brains assume that anything …

How Does Plastic Packaging Affect the Environment?

Plastic packaging has been in circulation for decades, but the environmental effects of wide-spread plastic usage are starting to take their toll on the planet.  There’s no denying that plastic packaging has proven useful to many businesses and consumers alike, but it comes with an unignorable environmental cost, as well as many other disadvantages that …

How Is Food Packaged in Space?

Astronauts are some of the bravest, fittest and most intelligent people on Earth. But what do they eat and how is their food packaged in space? While children will have been looking up to the sky to try and spot Father Christmas this December, you might’ve been lucky enough to spot the International Space Station …

How to Be an Eco-Friendly Company

With plastic pollution on the rise, consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious. Businesses are following suit in a bid to retain their customers and prove to the world that they’re protecting the environment with eco-friendly practices. Why Should You Be More Eco-Friendly? Eco-friendliness is far from a fad. In a recent study, it was revealed …

Peeling Back the Plastic That’s Recycled

Plastic is used to package pretty much everything. But how much plastic packaging is recycled? Takeaway Packaging looks at how much plastic packaging is reclaimed. While plastic has unique properties that make it ideal for packaging everyday products, a large percentage of what we use ends up in landfills, pollutes our oceans and spoils the …

Christmas Cups – Available for pre-order

Our Christmas cups are now available to pre-order and will be despatched on 20th November. Printed like a knitted Christmas jumper, these retro coffee cups are a popular choice every year.  You can order these biodegradable coffee cups in 3 sizes from 8oz-16oz and they come in either red, blue or green (depending on size). …

POSITIVE PACKAGING – New branding & website now live

We thought now is the time freshen up our corporate identity to align with our growth and change over the last 20 years. Today Takeaway Packaging is a leading supplier of takeaway packaging products that are functional, sturdy and versatile. When you buy from us, you can be sure of the highest quality product without …

Which Packaging Materials Are Eco-Friendly?

There are plenty of different eco-friendly packaging materials to choose from, whether you’re buying in bulk for your business or trying to be a more conscious consumer. With so many options, it’s good to know what makes packaging materials eco-friendly and which ones are best for you. As experts in the use of sustainable, biodegradable …

Can You Recycle or Reuse Plastic Takeaway Containers?

Wondering what to do with all those leftover plastic containers from your Saturday night takeaway? We’ll tell you whether you can reuse and recycle such containers, as well as what’s a better alternative for totally guilt-free takeaways.

How to Reduce Your Firm’s Food Packaging Waste?

Read on to find eight different ways you can reduce food packaging, without reducing any of the fun that comes from a mid-shift snack.

Is Silicone an Eco-Friendly Material?

Is silicone eco-friendly? It’s the question on everyone’s lips as this convenient material features in adhesives, electronics and personal care products.


Following the growth of the fast food industry over the last three years, it’s expected to be worth a whopping £9.8bn by 2021.  With over 26 thousand independent fast food outlets already operating throughout the UK, research firm MCA Insight confirm fast food dominates service led restaurants and they predict the foodservice delivery market will …

Are you ready for the plastic straw ban in April 2020?

From April 2020 the government are rolling out a scheme to ban plastic straws, drinks stirrers and plastic stem cotton buds in England, so if you haven’t already ditched plastic straws in favour of a more eco-friendly alternative, then now is the time to do it. How Much Pollution Do Plastic Straws, Drink Stirrers and …

How Much Plastic Packaging Is Made Each Year? These Stats Will Scare You

According to National Geographic, 18 billion pounds of plastics spill into our oceans every year from coastal areas worldwide.  Think about the amount of plastic you consume as an individual. Now think about that amount multiplied by every person in your city, district and country — not to mention the global plastic consumption of the …

Does Plastic Biodegrade? The Surprisingly Simple Science behind Bioplastics

The Plastic Crisis  We won’t harp on about the planet’s plastic crisis for too long. We’ve covered this topic before in-depth. Plenty of environmental experts, with a much more comprehensive overview, have also had their say.   Annie Leonard’s, Our Plastic Pollution Crisis is Too Big For Recycling to Fix is just one view.  We …

What Do Companies Mean When They Say Something Is Biodegradable and Compostable?

Consumers are becoming more aware of why they should be making environmental choices. The issue is — they’re just not quite sure of how to make those choices. Often, customers will blindly make the wrong choice while trying to do the right thing. Buying a cotton tote, for example, is easily the worst replacement for …

The Recycling Sign on Packaging, Explained

Younger generations are less likely to recycle than their elders. Why? The majority — 30% of 2,000 people surveyed across Britain — don’t know how to recycle, which puts them off even attempting.  Knowledge is power. That’s why we’ve explained all you need to know to begin recycling responsibly (in less than 1,000 words).  What …

What is the UK doing to prevent plastic waste?

Together as a country we will have to make changes to our everyday life in order to cut down the amount of plastic waste. The government has launched consultations to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution, and move towards a more circular economy: A report from 2016 covered all producing sectors, not just household …

The importance of Eco-Friendly Packaging

We all know the meaning of eco-friendly packaging, but the importance is a little vague, so let us clear it up for you. There are many reasons as to why eco-friendly products are the way forward. With pollution and sustainability being the main issues, we need to take a stand. Environmental Problems: This is one …

Takeaway Packaging Stock Cups & Bowls

Head over to our Online Shop and take a look at our new Eco Tubs and Ripple Cups, both of which are fully biodegradable and compostable. There are bio and recycled lids available for these new products. Eco Tubs: Our range of Eco Tub range are perfect for food vendors as they are suitable for …

All you need to know about eco-friendly packaging

You may have noticed that plastic packaging has been in the news recently and some products have even been banned. Many retailers like Co-op and Tesco have publicly spoken about their efforts to reduce plastic in their packaging. These are not the only retailers that want to make changes, we have seen a huge increase …

How would the Takeaway Expo benefit my business?

It is that time of year again… the show is not far away! Last year was such a success and we were able to help lots of businesses find an eco-friendly alternative. We are very excited to meet all of you and be sure to pop by our stand E280 to help fight against single-use …

How Does Biodegradable Plastic Help the Environment? The Life-Changing Science of Bioplastics

If you’ve been eyeing up our deli bowls and clear coffee cups, you’ll already know that we use PLA bioplastics to give our transparent products a strikingly similar finish to oil-based plastics.   Why We Use Bioplastics As a sustainable packaging provider, we were intent on finding a material that could measure up to the power …

The A-Z of Reducing Waste (26 Ways to Win at Being Waste-Free)

How can I reduce waste? By reciting the alphabet of course! Follow our A-Z of waste reduction for twenty-six ways to live waste-free.  Have you been nagged at by a friend to be more environmentally conscious? Are you sick of seeing negative news reports about how there’s no plan-et B? Either way, it’s easy to …

New Products – Why not take a look?

Head over to our online shop and check out the new products. There are Noodle Boxes, Snack Boxes, Coloured Napkins and even more has been added to the Bagasse Range! Noodle Boxes: These new Kraft Noodle Boxes are available in 3 sizes – 16oz, 26oz and 32oz and they are fully biodegradable! FEATURES Suitable for …

How to Reduce My Carbon Footprint at Home (in Less Than Seven Days)

There’s an overwhelming amount of environmental content available online, especially regarding one’s home. From self-sufficient tiny houses to completely minimalist abodes, these ideal home-types can make it seem near-impossible to reduce your carbon footprint in your current set-up.  If you’re an aspiring environmentalist who lives in a typical two-bed terraced house or an average bungalow …

Cobbs Farm Shop and Kitchen – a Place for the Whole Family

For those that have never heard of Cobbs Farm it was establish in 2007 and founded out of a passion for supplying quality food with provenance to our customers. They’ve grown a small group which now include seven farm shops featuring cafés and other delightfully foodie additions such as traditional butchery counters, fishmongers, delicatessen counters, …

Is Polystyrene Recyclable? We’ve Got the Definitive Answer

Most materials have straightforward waste credentials. For example, things made of out of paper are almost certainly going to be recyclable, compostable and biodegradable. Things made out of single-use plastic, however, are a little more sinister when it comes to disposing of them. Polystyrene – that foamy material used to create fast-food containers and, when …

All My Friends Are Telling Me To, So Why Should I Switch To Eco Friendly?

Being eco-friendly might seem like the trending thing to do right now with one in three consumers preferring environmentally friendly options. But going green isn’t just a fashion fad that will someday be deemed uncool. Unlike elaborate hair perms and MC Hammer pants, being eco-friendly is a long-term statement. It’s a commitment to contribute to …

Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary Printed Cartons

We thought we would go back a couple years and take a look at a burger and chip box that we create for a London advertising agency.

Gelato Anyone? Scally’s do the best Ice Cream around!

Scally’s are a discount supermarket chain specialising in own-brand groceries and Irish produce – Real Food, Real People!

All You Need to Know About Cannes Lions Award Show?

This event has been called the most creative week of the year! If you are not at Cannes Lions this year, you’ll be playing catch up…

Here’s Why Britain Is Banning Plastic Straws in 2020 (and Other Plastic Items)

We love sharing positive environmental changes — big or little — but today, we’ve got some major goss to spread for all the right reasons. The UK government has announced that plastic straws, plastic-stemmed cotton buds and plastic drinks stirrers will be banned in April 2020 in an effort to reduce plastic waste.  Keep reading …

How Can I Reduce Business Waste?

15 Realistic Ways to Wipe out Waste from Your Business It’s common to find advice online about reducing waste in a personal sense, such as in pieces like Huffington Post’s 9 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste In Your Home. This is all well and good for decreasing your personal footprint, but how can you enforce …

Biodegradable and Nonbiodegradable Differences (with Examples)

Biodegradable is an environmental buzzword that we’ve all come to know and love — but very few of us actually understand what it means. We harp on about how our products are recyclable, compostable and biodegradable all over our online shop. But what’s the use of buying something biodegradable, if you don’t understand the benefits? …

Alternative Packaging Materials You Didn’t Know Existed

Despite our frequent use of harmful oil-based plastics to ship and receive goods, there are plenty of alternatives on the market. As an environmentally friendly packaging provider, we see it as our responsibility to spread the word about compostable packaging materials, recyclable packaging and how easily they can be sourced when you know where to …

Is All Plastic Bad? The Surprising Truth about Biodegradable Plastic

This isn’t the first time on our blog that we’ve questioned the impact of plastic. We’ve discussed in length the good and bad points of plastic, giving this notorious packaging type a fair trial. We’ve even shed some light about the war on plastic packaging and featured on eco news websites. So, is all plastic …

Who would have thought an Energy Company would need Ice Cream Tubs?

At the end of the day we are here to help anyone looking for branded packaging.

Bagasse Containers – An alternative to Kraft Tableware!

This is an innovative range made from bagasse (sugarcane pulp), a material that is widely available and a renewable resource. All pulp based products are both biodegradable, compostable and produced in a manner that drastically reduces your carbon footprint. All lids that fit on these containers are fully recyclable as well. What will I find …

Start Living a Plastic Free Life!

Do you want to reduce the amount of plastic that you use in your everyday life, but you do not know how? We are going to talk about simple ways to swap plastic out of your shopping. If we all think about the amount we use and try to reduce it, we will slowly start …

Royal Collection Trust Ice Cream Tubs

We have been working alongside the Royal Trust Collection to create a unique PLA ice cream tub.

The Need to know of Biodegradable Packaging!

Biodegradable packaging is the future! All Biodegradable products can be decomposed by microbes and other natural biological processes. Exposure to moisture, air and the earths elements enhance the breakdown process. Biodegradable products include those that consist of food waste, paper, wood and fabric. Below you will find information on all the different types of material …

Check out our new Category on our Online Shop – Paper Bags & Carry Cases

Here at Takeaway Packaging we are always updating and making changes to our website. We want your journey to be as easy as possible, so head over to the shop and check out our newly added eco-friendly paper bags and food carriers and see what we have to offer. What will I find on this …

Noodle Boxes- A New Addition to our Online Shop!

We have recently added Noodle Boxes to our Hot Food Container section why not take a look. It is something that we are really excited to show to customers, they are easy to brand and come in three different sizes. The sizes that we offer are the 16oz, 26oz and 36oz and they come in …

Custom Branding – Promote your brand on our Takeaway Packaging

Takeaway Packaging produce bespoke food packaging and supplies, all tailored to your requirements and designs. We provide a fully comprehensive service and offer support to our clients from initial concepts all the way through to delivery. Our expertise allows us to work closely with you to create visually appealing products for your business.

Check out our new Napkin Page – As what Takeaway doesn’t need a good little Napkin?

Here at Takeaway Packaging we are always updating and making changes to our website to make your journey easier. So head over and check out our newly added Napkin Page and see the many different types that we have to offer. What will I find on this new page? On this page there is six …

How Do Designer Food Packaging and Caring for the Environment Mix?

If something is a designer item, it has to be overboard and all about the image — and it absolutely cannot be considerate towards the environment, right? Wrong. Despite some high-end brands giving the luxury market a bad ethical reputation, designer packaging can cater to the conscious consumer in any sector — including food packaging. …

Christmas Opening Hours

It is now the countdown to Christmas after this week we are officially out for the Christmas Holidays! We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a splendid New Year please find our opening dates below:

Here’s Why We Should Not Use Plastic Bags Anymore

Plastic bags cause havoc on the environment, but they’re not the only culprit. All single-use plastics pose a threat; here’s why we shouldn’t be using them and what alternatives are available.

Have you seen our new Cup Accessories Page?

Here at Takeaway Packaging we are always making changes to better our website and make it and easier journey for our customers to find what they want. Recently we have added Noodle Boxes to Hot Food Containers and added a new Cup Accessories section.

Biodegradable Paper Straws

Our new Paper Straws come in two different colours, we have the plain green and the white and green striped one. They are sold in boxes of either 1,000 or 10,000. They are perfect for cold drinks and they are all 5mm diameter and 190mm in length. Shop Online Paper Straws 5mm Diameter FEATURES Commercially …

Compostable Ice Cream Tubs

Our Ice Cream Tubs are perfect for hot or cold foods. However, they are mainly used for ice cream or sorbet, hence the name. It has a lovely melt design already printed on them so if you do not wish to have your own branded tubs, but you are worried about them looking a little …

What are supermarkets doing to fight plastic?

The Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to ban all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042. About 6.3bn tonnes of plastic waste had been generated globally by 2015, with almost 80% of it going to landfills or natural environment. It must stop, and supermarkets are trying everything they can to help.

Kraft Paper Eco Bowls

Our Eco bowls are perfect for hot or cold foods. However, they are mainly used for hot foods like soup, pasta and even rice dishes. So, you can enjoy your food on the go without having to worry about damaging the earth with plastic, or using a paper bowl that isn’t strong enough.

Happy Halloween!

Halloween is only around the corner have you got everything ready for it? Are you getting into the Halloween mood? If not, here are a few things that you can do to get you right in the mood and ready for all the trick or treaters tomorrow!

Cookies… who doesn’t love them!

Christmas is a time for giving to others, spending time with family and eating sweet treats. Now everyone knows that cookies are a Christmas tradition. So here are the top cookie recipes for 2018!

50 years on from Tommie Smith icon protest; can we do more in our own lives to implement change?

“No matter who you are, you can do better”, Tommie smith explains whilst doing an interview with Radio 5 live for black history month. 50 years on from one of sport more icon moments, can we take courage from this and force change on the day to day of our lives.

Top 4 coffees To Try This Winter!

There is nothing better than a nice warm drink to keep you warm in winter. Whether you are curled up by the fire, walking down the street in the cold or sat in the office trying to warm up, a nice hot drink will always make you feel better. Now here are the top 5 …

How we can help keep plastic out of the Ocean

We all walk around and act like it isn’t something we have to worry about, but it is. We all make a difference to this earth and affect it in one way or another. Therefore, we all need to work together to keep it clean and healthy – that includes the oceans! Why is plastic …

True or False: Hot Drinks Cool You Down?

So, it seems that the weather has just turned bitterly cold! We fully accept that we’ve had a fantastically hot summer, so don’t think we’re complaining here. Despite that we’re still holding out for that extra heatwave here at Takeaway Packaging HQ, which, apparently, is just around the corner… Anyway, while the usual morning rounds …

4 Reasons to Outsource Your Design Needs

A business that outsources its design needs can often be the difference between flourishing and flopping. With so much competition and access to great services around the globe, differentiating yourself is a tall order.

A Brief History of Chopsticks: Dos & Dont’s

Chopsticks have been around for centuries and, of course, they’re ubiquitous in Asia. Actually, the sticks as we would recognise them today go back as far as the late Shang Dynasty. In case you didn’t know, that was 16th-11th century BC, so just the other day... In the early days, the Chinese word for Chopsticks …

The Takeaway Expo 2018!

It was lovely to meet all of you that came to the expo and talked to us about Takeaway Packaging. Now we all know that we have questions in our heads ready to ask when we go to events like this, however when we get our moment they often tend to disappear. So please feel …

How to leave a Google Review for Takeaway Packaging

Have you recently used our services? What did you think? Why not leave us a review about what you thought to either help us improve in the future or know what we are doing well!

5 Reasons why everyone should use Disposable Straws

Everyone can be lazy every now and then and when asked “Would you like a straw” you simply say yes without thinking “is it disposable” or “do I really need one”. But we need to care more and start using biodegradable straws and here are the reasons why.

5 Smoothies Perfect for Winter

Winter Fruit Green Smoothie by Sarah of Real Food & Ice Cream Place yogurt, grapes, oranges and spinach in a blender and blend until smooth. 1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt 1 cup green grapes 3 clementine oranges 2 cups packed spinach 2 tablespoons chia seeds (optional) Stir or blend in chia seeds based on your …

5 Vegan Takeaways That Will Blow Your Mind

You can’t fail to notice the huge surge in demand for vegan food over the last 3 years. Whether it’s popup food markets, big-chain supermarkets or local cafés, vegan food and substitutes can be found everywhere. This surging market is still extremely buoyant, and, arguably, the demand is still higher than the supply. This is …

The Problem with Recycling Cups

Currently, less than 1 percent of coffee cups are actually recycled. Why? Because it is extremely difficult to recycle cups that are lined with plastic.

Advantages of switching to Eco-Friendly Packaging

We are encouraging customers to take some time and look at the future friendly alternatives available to them.

5 Reasons to visit us at the Takeaway Expo

We are very excited to meet all of you and hope you will come down to visit us at our stand 1938.

What is the Edible Water Bottle?

The ‘Edible Water Bottle’ is a blob-like bottle, made from Sodium Alginate Gel. Skipping Rocks Lab created them in an attempt to produce a more environmentally friendly alternative to single use plastic bottles.

9 Quirky Coffee Shops in London

Check out some quirky coffee shops in London that we’ve grown to love!

Our New Biodegradable Straws

Looking for an eco-friendly alternative to plastic straws? You’ve come to the right place!

Bespoke Compostable Coffee Cups

Compostable Coffee Cups are no different to regular Coffee Cups, they are just lined with a sustainable plant based material called PLA.

Compostable Coffee Cups ‘Made from Plants’

The clue is in the name, these cups are made from plants!

7 Examples of Ingenious Design

Examples of great design are all around us and many form the backbone of our day-to-day living. As keen enthusiasts for creative and functional design we’ve been exploring the very greatest examples, that is, the ingenious designs that have shaped the world, transformed onerous tasks into doddles, and those that are simply great in their …

Let’s talk about Frozen Custard

Frozen Custard is a cold dessert. It’s very similar to ice cream but is made with eggs in addition to cream and sugar.

Deli Bowls for Salads, Pasta & More

Here are a few future friendly options for serving your cold dishes!

Meet us at the Takeaway Expo 2018

Our friendly team will be happy to bounce some ideas around with you and offer some advice on your food & drink packaging.

Frozen Yoghurt anyone?

Moving on from Ice Cream, here are our favourite Frozen Yoghurt parlours in the UK, along with some facts to keep you amused!

Everything you need for a Coffee Shop Pt 3

We hope you’re ready for part 3 of ‘Everything you need for a Coffee Shop’! Today we are going to focus on the extra packaging items you might find useful for your coffee shop!

Everything you need for a Coffee Shop Pt 2

Welcome to Part 2 of ‘Everything you need for a Coffee Shop’! Today, we are focusing on how best to serve your delightful cold drinks, let us know your thoughts.

How to Design Packaging for a Subscription Service

Something which comes up an awful lot in the packaging channels of this world, is how best to design packaging suited to a subscription service. Given our love of all things design and packaging, we thought we’d share some core tips on the sorts of things you need to consider about your packaging designs. Using …

Our website has a new look!

We are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website! We also have an exciting new shop full of biodegradable and compostable products.

The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Bristol, UK

As you know, the Takeaway Packaging team are mad about coffee! We have collectively chosen our top six coffee shops in Bristol – do you agree?

Weird and Wonderful Packaging Designs

Along with a lot of things in life, like people and potatoes, takeaway packaging comes in many different shapes and sizes. Sometimes weirdness and oddities are fun and exciting. Other times, unusual designs can turn out to be ground-breaking and super practical. Sadly, it is also true that some takeaway packaging is just bonkers and …

How to make your packaging stand out from the crowd

The Starbucks logo is a globally recognised icon and one which surrounds the household name. A familiar face to crowded high streets with a calming-green background, it’s undeniable that Starbucks coffee cups stand out from the crowd… or is it? Is it really fair to say that a plain white cup with a green logo …

8 Very British Desserts

These puddings are sure to remind you of your school days, let us know your favourites!

New Products – Biodegradable Deli Bowls & Smoothie Cups

Our Deli Bowls & Smoothie Cups have landed! We are delighted to share with you this Bioplastic range from Ecoware, NZ. These cups & containers are environmentally friendly and suitable for cold foods/drinks.

5 Ways To Recycle Non-recyclable Packaging

Unfortunately, plastic waste is a problem that hasn’t yet gone away. Until there is a total shift in attitudes towards plastic production and waste, right across the globe, responsible recycling needs to remain a top priority. Even more unfortunately, not all plastics are created equally which means we are faced with the issue that there …

World Environment Day 2018 | Our Favourite Products

We hope you all had a great World Environment Day. To celebrate, we have rounded up our top eco-friendly products – not limited to takeaway packaging!

Our Top 5 Fish & Chip Restaurants UK 2018

Did you know that we consume around 167 million servings of Fish & Chips every year? There are over 10,500 fish & chip shops in the UK so it’s no wonder the dish is still so popular today. With the arrival of our new compostable food trays & boxes, we’ve been thinking about fish and …

Everything You Need to Know about Our Biodegradable Ice Cream Tubs

Our Ice Cream Cups are perfect for the busy Summer months ahead. The tubs are 100 percent biodegradable and compostable, so there’s no need to worry about creating hazardous waste.

Rowdey Cow’s Brand New Reusable Cups

We can brand reusable cups for any business. If you need help with the design side of things, we can assist you with your initial ideas and help you develop them into the final product.

How to make Sushi Rolls

We’re mad about Sushi this week at Takeaway Packaging. Ever fancied making your own sushi rolls? Follow this simple recipe and let us know how you get on!

Our Top 10 Facts About Ice Cream

Following on from our top ice cream parlours in London, check out our top 10 facts about ice cream!

The Surprisingly Interesting History of the Napkin

The history of the napkin is not as straightforward as you might expect. It might surprise you to learn that the first napkins were edible! Yes, that’s right, you could eat them. Now, I know what you’re thinking, wiping food from your mouth with more food is both counterintuitive and counterproductive, and you’re not wrong. …

A Summer Full of Ice Cream

With summer nearing, we are very excited to share with you our range of unbranded ice cream tubs – available to purchase now.

Our Favourite Ice Cream Parlours in London 2018

We are really excited for Summer at Takeaway Packaging, so, here’s our rundown of ice cream parlours to visit in London over the Summer!

10 Facts About Coffee: UK Coffee Week 2018

Did you know that Coffee is the second most traded commodity globally? To continue celebrating UK Coffee Week, we’ve compiled our top 10 global coffee facts! Let us know what you think.

Make Your Packaging a Social Media Sensation

With over a billion users, one of the most popular categories on Youtube is ‘unboxing’ videos! People videoing themselves unboxing products while narrating what’s happening is nothing short of an internet phenomenon. Viewers around the world can’t get enough of watching their favorite hosts, often via a live stream, building excitement and hype while showing …

UK Coffee Week 16-22 April

This year, UK Coffee Week is raising money for a new project in Ethiopia. All funds raised this week will go directly to Project Waterfall.

5 Sumptuous Smoothie Recipes!

We LOVE smoothies at Takeaway Packaging, almost as we love our new biodegradable smoothie cups! Check out these recipes to see you into Spring.

Our New Compostable Cutlery

Our new range of EcoCutlery from Ecoware is a more sustainable alternative to standard, oil-based cutlery.

4 Awesome & Inspiring Packaging Ideas

Many people think that the Takeaway Packaging custom design team are actually genius wizards. But this isn’t true. We’re just normal people who like normal things and who are fanatical about packaging. You see, we know amazing takeaway packaging when we see it and helping our customers to serve their great-tasting food in great-looking packaging …

Compostable Food Boxes & Trays Available Now

We are excited to share our new range of compostable takeaway boxes with you. These food boxes are made from a sturdy virgin Kraft board and are extremely versatile.

Where can I get a discount for using my own cup?

Major coffee retailers like Starbucks and Pret have launched their own campaigns to tackle the growing issue of plastic & paper waste.

3 Tasty Noodle Recipes

There’s an old Chinese proverb which says that the longer the noodles you eat the longer you live. The Takeaway Packaging crew all agree that they want to live as long and as fully as possible, so we put our heads together, scoured dozens of recipes, heated our woks and trialled an insane amount of …

Iceland pledges the removal of plastic from food packaging by 2023

Dedicated supermarket chain Iceland is set to become the first major retailer in the U.K to remove all plastic food packaging from their stores by 2023. An estimated one million tonnes of plastic waste is generated by supermarkets alone in the U.K each year. According to Iceland’s managing director Richard Walker, with new technologies in …

Engaging your customers: 5 Amusing Uses for Paper Coffee Cups

Branded paper cups prove an effective method of spreading brand awareness and increasing online engagement. Just think of how many coffee cup images you see on Instagram every day! There are even dedicated hashtags to the cause….

Our 4 Simple Steps to a Greener Future

We are very aware of the overwhelming need to use and produce sustainable and environmentally friendly food packaging. Here’s our top 4 solutions to environmentally friendly packaging.

The Eco-Friendly Future of Packaging

Coffee shop owners are under increasing pressure to prevent the majority of their disposable coffee cups ending up in landfill sites. The need for change in the packaging industry and the handling of packaging waste has never been greater. So far we’ve witnessed the likes of coffee giants Starbucks and Pret A Manger offering a …

The Right Straw for You: Pla Straws, Paper Straws & Curly Straws

We, as a manufacturer of takeaway packaging are responsible for ensuring that you all know about the future friendly alternatives available to you. Here are some options you can consider…

Our Partnership with Ecoware

We are delighted to announce that we are now the sole UK distributor for Ecoware products and their growing line of environmentally friendly food & drink packaging.

10 Inspirational Women | Our Top Chefs

It’s International Women’s Day & we’ve decided to share some of our favourite international Chefs!

4 Fast Foods Set To Take 2018 By Storm

There’s always an abundance of new fast foods to try. Whether it’s reborn again classics or healthy new concoctions from the latest hipster restaurant, fast food doesn’t just need to taste amazing; in the modern era it has to look amazing too. Because fast food now has to satisfy another hunger: one for likes and comments …

10 Inspired Coffee Puns for Valentine’s Day

Wishing you all a very happy Valentine’s day filled with love & coffee! Here are some classic coffee lover puns to brighten your Valentine’s Day!

Our Environmental Statement

Takeaway Packaging recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. Our group of companies are committed to reducing our environmental impact and are continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our strategy and operating methods.

The Most Expensive Coffee in the World

The new year is underway and everyone is drinking more coffee to get them through the day. Here at Takeaway Packaging our eyes are wider than ever and, though still Winter, we’ve certainly got a spring in our step. You see, we like to road-test all our products in order to provide first-hand knowledge and …

Our favourite fresh Juice & Smoothie Bars in London

At Takeaway Packaging, we love Smoothie Cups…but we also love what goes inside of them! We’ve compiled some of our favourite Smoothie and Juice bars in London, let us know if you agree.

4 Packaging Design Trends of 2018

The new year is upon us, time to make changes to your packaging for 2018. Through a combination of our extensive industry knowledge (Takeaway-Packaging-inner-genius) and consulting a very large crystal ball in our office, we’ve been considering what will be in store for takeaway packaging in the next 12 months. This article will tell you …

7 Steps to Designing a Great Logo

We can all recall the logos of great brands and successful companies, but what makes them so good? What makes Apple's logo so distinctive? How is it that Starbucks don’t need to write their name on their coffee cups? For many companies, their logo is simply an extension of their brand and their message, directly …

Christmas 2017 Opening Hours at Takeaway Packaging

We’ve had a truly wonderful year at Takeaway Packaging and look forward to working with you in 2018. Please see our Christmas and New Years opening days here.

Executive Paper Coffee Cups by Takeaway Packaging

Takeaway Packaging produce a varied range of disposable products and hot food  packaging, from straws to food carriers to coffee cups.

3 Festive Soup Recipes to Keep Your Customers Warm

Even though Winter doesn’t officially begin until late in December, it’s started to turn very cold and we’ve definitely been feeling the effects here at Takeaway Packaging HQ. We’ve been thinking about the best way to keep warm while we prepare for a busy festive season. One suggestion was that we could line ourselves in …

Loud & Proud: 5 ways your branding can generate leads organically

The power of product branding can completely transform the marketing efforts of a business. For many businesses the packaging of products is as  important as the product itself. Sometimes it’s the first opportunity to communicate to a customer. The most successful businesses use branded packaging to promote a lifestyle or create an emotional connection with a product. One such …

Why our BRC Accreditation is a crucial element of our service

Our customers are safe in the knowledge that they are dealing with a business that reaches high levels of competence, in all critical areas.

How to Brand Your Own Food Packaging Online

At Takeaway Packaging, we know that branding your products promotes your business and gives continuity to brand identity.

The Final Straw: Paper or Plastic?

JD Wetherspoon is just one of the latest chains to end the potential harm of using of plastic straws.

Increasing Brand Awareness with Printed Paper Cups

Printed paper cups are one of the best and most visible ways to market and reinforce a brand.

The Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo

Takeaway Packaging are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo this September

The Art of Mastering Chopstick Etiquette

Roughly 20 million pairs of chopsticks are used annually, with the majority being used in Japan. The most common material used to manufacture…

Customisable, Collectable & Crazy Curly Straws!

Takeaway Packaging manufacture and supply a large range of drinking straws from stock or branded to your specific requirements.