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APEAL: Overthrow the system

APEAL: Overthrow the system

Germany's current one-way can deposit system should be scrapped and
replaced with a mixed strategy of reuse and recycling, according to
the Association of European Steel Producers (APEAL). The body
argues that it has the support...

More reorganisation at Ahold

More reorganisation at Ahold

Dutch retailer Ahold's efforts to streamline its business are
continuing apace, with yesterday's announcement that the US convenience store business
was to be sold followed today by news of a realignment at the
retail headquarters...

The sack race

The sack race

Frantschach has completed the acquisition of an industrial sack
plant near Chicago, USA. The move is designed to consolidate the
firm's position across the Atlantic and open up new opportunities
for the export business in the...

Swede success

Swede success

Swedish firm SCA has increased its ownership interest to 65 per
cent in Central Package Group, which holds a stable position on the
Chinese packaging market. The move represents the latest European
foray into Asia's burgeoning...

UK wheat harvest down

UK wheat harvest down

New reports from the UK's National Farmers' Union (NFU) claim that
the increases in temperature across the country have reduced this
year's wheat harvest by almost nine per cent.

It's a wrap

It's a wrap

A chocolate torte currently being marketed in the United States is
being hand-wrapped in Cellophane by packaging firm Surface
Specialties.

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