The name ‘September’ comes from an old Roman word ‘septem’ which actually means 7. September was the seventh month of the year on the Roman calendar and it did not become the ninth month until the advent of the Gregorian calendar. There are also more pop and classic songs with ‘September’ in the title than any other month.
This September however, was far from trivial for our industry and the highlights are as follows.
Britain's Tesco joins refillable revolution with in-store trial
Tesco launched a trial on Monday that allows customers to buy food, drink, household and beauty products in reusable packaging, as part of its strategy to cut plastic waste.
UK promises to crackdown on greenwashing companies
Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) recognises the need for ‘systemic, wide-scale change’ for the country to meet its ambitious climate targets.
Michelman's coatings receive multiple awards
Michem® Coat 525, one of Michelman’s Biodegradable Products Institute’s (BPI)-certified compostable coatings, obtained the Silver Award for Innovative Packaging Materials at China’s 2021 PACKCON Star Awards.
Emerging Brand Debuts First 100% Recyclable Ice Cream Carton
Sacred Serve plant-based gelato uses a unique paperboard ice cream carton design that is now made from 100% virgin, food-safe paperboard and a food-safe, water-based barrier coating.
Heinz to remove plastic from multipacks in UK supermarkets
Heinz announces its partnership with WestRock, which will see its plastic packaging removed from UK supermarkets and replaced with its paperboard Heinz Eco-Friendly Sleeve Multipack.
Crunchy cheesy baby potatoes
- 400g new baby potatoes
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 3 tbsp Parmesan
- Pinch of salt, black pepper and oregano
- Fresh Rosemary
- Preheat oven to 180C.
- Start by boiling your potatoes for 20-30min.
- Put your potatoes on a tray and mash them with a cup
- Spread the oil, spices, rosemary and cheese evenly.
- Bake at 180C for 20 mins and rotate the tray for even cooking.
- Bake at 180C for 7-10 mins more.
- Enjoy with a side of anything!