News 2020-04-08T12:21:31+03:00

NEWS

29mayo 2020

Due to a significant boost in orders for plastic food containers, manufacturers take active measures to face delivery time pressures

As the European Union learns to navigate the coronavirus pandemic and nations work to stave off infection, single-use plastics (SUP) have seen a notable boost in the horeca sector.

Food containers made from expanded polystyrene especially have risen in popularity, with manufacturers reporting double-digit percentage sale increases in orders placed for […]

29mayo 2020

National laws in EU countries for implementation of SUP Directive

As the midway point of the transposition period for the SUP directive rapidly approaches, we see more and more countries starting to develop their own legislation and proposals making their way through the different national houses of government.

As a reminder, the EU Directive was accepted and signed into EU law […]

29mayo 2020

Using eco-friendly food packaging and the main benefits for your business

Of the 78 million metric tons of plastic packaging produced globally each year only 14 percent is recycled, according to a recent study published in the online version of National Geographic magazine.

Lightweight and floatable, plastic that escapes collection & recycling flows into oceans – 9 million tons annually – and […]

08abril 2020

Interpack 2020 postponed for 1 year due to coronavirus

Messe Düsseldorf, organiser of Interpack, the leading international trade fair, is postponing its event for new dates: 25 February to 3 March 2021.

Interpack represents the entire value chain in the packaging industry

Interpack is one of the world’s most important fairs of the packaging industry and offers a wide array of […]

08abril 2020

Message from BFG PACKAGING TEAM

Dear business partner,

The COVID-19 crisis is increasing the pressure on national and international transportation of food packaging materials. BFG Packaging is doing everything to keep its production and transports moving for you at the usual service level. As a result, we keep the departure frequencies as high as possible to […]

08abril 2020

EU Directive 904 bans single-use plastics as of 2021, but there are alternatives

In March 2019, the European Parliament approved a Directive that will ban the placing on the market of some disposable plastics in the European Union (EU) from 2021, plastics such as cotton bud sticks, cutlery, plates, straws, food containers made of expanded polystyrene, glasses etc.

Moreover, the European Union is forcing […]

08abril 2020

Sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions from BFG

Sustainable packaging is becoming a higher priority for all of us (producers, brands and consumers) – more now than ever before.

Turning to the ultimate decisive factor, the consumer, 8 in 10 consumers are trying to reduce their plastic waste and 50% would be willing to pay higher prices for eco-friendly […]