News 2020-06-26T11:38:29+03:00

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20January 2021

A Happy New Year letter from the BFG team

Without stating the obvious, 2020 has been a challenging year, marked by historical events and unforeseen changes to work and home lives; it has also been a year of learning, either at the team or at an individual level.

BFG team members came together to discover and implement new ways to […]

04December 2020

Not enough takeaway packaging for Christmas? There is a solution!

A consequence of the pandemic is that consumers are getting into the habit of having products and services delivered at home. And while seasonality plays a role in food delivery usage, its importance is going up, especially around the winter holidays.

The online delivery & takeaway markets skyrocketed in 2020

According to […]

04December 2020

BFG builds up stock for eco-friendly food packaging with 25 new containers

EU countries are drawing nearer to the deadline for transposition of the EU SUP Directive. This directive has as result new rules regarding regular plastic food containers that horeca or FMCG operators have been using. These containers made from single-use plastics will effectively be banned from market placement and usage […]

04December 2020

Updates on how the Single Use Plastics Directive is enforced in European countries

European Union member countries have until July 2021 at the latest to decide on and implement suitable own legislation to follow the Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD), which bans marine environment harmful plastic containers from circulation.

Some countries have gained noticeable momentum, others are stalling – and the bulk is en-route […]

03November 2020

Plastic straw ban comes into force in England

It’s official: English businesses can no longer sell or supply single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds, as part of efforts to reduce pollution.

Originally due to start in April, the ban commenced on October 1st, 2020 and arrived one month to the day after ministers confirmed the single-use plastic bag […]

03November 2020

Step-by-step calendar with deadlines for SUP Directive measurements

Whilst the banning of certain items is the most visible and talked about measurement taken by the SUP directive, there are several more articles within the Directive and some of them might have an even bigger impact on your business.

The linked factsheet from rethinkplasticsalliance.eu provides a lot of clear information […]

03November 2020

BFG new ECO product factory – construction underway, expected to finish by March 2021

BFG Packaging has broken ground on a new production facility in Romania. Spanning across 9,000m², this new factory will be tailor made for the production of fiber-based, biodegradable packaging, produced with locally sourced and sustainable natural materials.
Construction is underway, as you can see by the accompanying picture, taken via drone, […]