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Weekly Roundup... 12 December, 2017

By Donna Ahern
Weekly Roundup... 12 December, 2017

Parkside, has developed a compostable wrapper for nutritious food brand Nobó’s new range of chocolate. Based in Ireland, health food brand Nobó, known for its dairy free ice cream, has launched a range of plant based, milk style chocolate. The speciality packaging solutions provider, was commissioned to produce a wrapper for the new chocolate range in alignment with the wholesome plant based chocolate and Nobó’s mission to create better alternatives. Parkside responded with a pack manufactured from plant-based materials and a compostable film laminate, achieving excellent environmental, protective and preservative credentials.

A major UK grocer plans to sell products beyond their best-before dates. The East of England Co-op has recently announced it plans to sell the products at the highly discounted price of 10p in order to reduce its food waste.

Portugal is planning to invest around €13 million in the international promotion of its wines next year, according to wine association ViniPortugal. The group, which will invest about €6.5 million of this total, says that 24% will be invested in the US - the main export destination of national wines. The US registered a 9.2% annual growth in volume of Portuguese wine imports between 2011 and 2016.


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