The final version of the EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/904) included a provision that by summer 2020 the EU would release a set of guidelines for the different countries to help write legislation for the transposition of the directive. These guidelines were to provide clear information on […]
BFG prepares large stocks of sustainable food containers for EU SUP Directive transition-period usage
There are 9 more months left until the deadline for the EU Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive on July 2nd, 2021 and this transition period from plastic-based containers to sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives is proving challenging for manufacturers, as well as horeca operators.
At BFG we are getting […]
We are happy to announce that BFG Packaging has broken ground on our new production facility in Romania. This 9000m² facility will be tailor made for the production of our new line of fiber based, biodegradable packaging to keep serving our customers with the best products that not only are […]
Having as purpose the reduced use and pollution derived from certain plastic products on the environment, the EU 904/2019 Directive, more commonly known as the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive or SUPD, requires EU member states to adopt a series of legislative measures to comply with Directive regulations. The deadline […]
Urged for years by the European Commission and international organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to increase its green taxes, the Spanish Cabinet approved a draft law that introduces a new tax on plastic waste, among other environmental measures.
The indirect levy will tax the manufacture, […]
On June 23rd, 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union, and on January 31st earlier this year the UK officially left the EU albeit currently being in an 11-month transition period.
Brexit has many, many uncertainties and questions, and one of them is whether the UK will adopt voluntarily […]
Navigating the coronavirus pandemic entailed significant changes and adjustments for all industry sectors worldwide, but one particular phenomenon occurred, impacting the horeca sector: a surge in orders for food deliveries.
The food packaging industry witnessed hands on the effects of this phenomenon, receiving expedited orders from clients and working at full […]
BFG releases new food packaging range from non-banned extruded polypropylene (XPP) ahead of 2021 ban on polystyrene containers
As the July 3rd, 2021 deadline for the enforcement of the EU Directive 904/2019 (also known as SUP Directive) draws near, we are proud to present to you a new range of food containers the BFG team has been working on.
These products are a viable alternative to the banned expanded […]