Tubs Packaging News

New tub is clearly good for recycling
The switch from black to semi-clear plastic for a cake tub has had a significant impact on the pack’s sustainability profile. Thanks to the change, the 1080ml tub manufactured by Berry Superfos, for a range of cakes produced by Park Cakes for leading food retailer M&S can now be described as ‘widely recyclable’ in the UK.
Sweet success with striking tubs
Tangerine Confectionery was looking for a high-quality, colourful, and creative pack to re-launch its Barratt seasonal range of the UK’s favourite sweets. The vivid colours of the SuperLift® tubs, made of widely recyclable polypropylene, provide strong shelf standout and have generated fantastic in-store backing with feature space and promotional support, which has led to an increase in demand for the sweets.
Sleek solution for healthy snack

The EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos is providing a Norwegian dairy with an innovative and image-enhancing packaging solution. Organic dairy Rørosmeieriet was seeking a pack that would support the creative profile of the dairy. The company is now using the sleek EasySnacking pot for its Niste range of yoghurt with muesli topping, as well as for sour creams.

Quality and functionality from ice-cream pack

The high quality, user-friendliness and eye-catching decoration of the sleek EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos are key factors in its selection for a new range of ice-creams from Russian manufacturer Taice. Thanks to In-Mould Labelling, it is possible to show the texture of the ice cream in razor-sharp photo quality on the packaging. This is complemented by the striking purple colour of the lid that catches the consumer’s attention.

RPC Superfos pot helps spread the word
The relaunch of a popular Slovenian chocolate spread in RPC Superfos’s SuperLock pot has created enhanced on-shelf appeal and contributed to good sales progress. The eye-catching artwork for the pots features a cute cartoon character, and thanks to the advanced in-mould labelling technique from RPC Superfos, the graphic detail is rendered to perfection.
Groundbreak(fast)ing for Le Petit Déjeuner!

The EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos is being used for a new cereal product that allows consumers to enjoy premium cereal straight from the pack. Ideal for modern customers, Le Petit Déjeuner from Greek company Tsakiris Family is a healthy whole-wheat cereal rich in dietary fibre that, thanks to the EasySnacking pot, can be enjoyed plain or with milk in a single serving size.

Tetra Pak strengthens ice cream offering with acquisition of Big Drum
Tetra Pak
Tetra Pak has strengthened its product offering for ice cream manufacturers with the acquisition of Big Drum Engineering GmbH, a leading supplier of filling machines for the industry. The deal further extends the company’s ability to provide end-to-end solutions for food and beverage companies around the world, and reinforces its global leadership in the sector.
RPC provides French cheese with pots of appeal
RPC Bebo
A French producer of regional cheeses has given the packaging for one of its speciality products a makeover with the help of RPC Bebo Bouxwiller. Les Fruitières du Vallon de Sancey is an agricultural cooperative located in the North of the Doubs region of France, at the foot of the magnificent Château de Belvoir.
Where maximum branding and shelf life meet like never before
RPC Astrapak

SuperLock is by far one the most exciting innovations to be added to RPC Astrapak's growing range of market leading products and presents a very low Oxygen Transmission Rate (OTR). Allowing for both hot and cold content filling, the product is virtually limitless in its applications offering ambient temperature shelf life to a broad range of food products with a long shelf life. The secret to this advanced shelf preservation is the combination of an oxygen barrier on all surfaces with a membrane seal, offering a powerful sealable container.

Sæplast containers go a 'Round' the world
RPC Promens

RPC Sæplast is introducing a range of round storage containers into the European and American markets that combine easy handling with optimum product quality during processing. Initially developed in cooperation with the company's customers in Asia, the new round tubs, available in 600 and 660 litre sizes, represent a departure from the more traditional insulated container design, while still offering effective protection and ease of use for a wide range of food products.

Kerry Foods adopts RPC Bebo's IML-T
RPC Bebo
The quality and value benefits of RPC Bebo's In-Mould Label Thermoforming (IML-T) have seen the technology being extended into the butter and margarine spreads sector with the introduction of a 500g tub for long-standing customer Kerry Foods.
For Performix and TricorBraun, it's hip to be square
TricorBraun
Achieving easy container access while disrupting the category to deliver the best possible consumer experience was the objective and the result of a highly engaged and collaborative partnership between Performix and TricorBraun for the launch of the Performix Iridium line.
RPC provides cheesy good looks
RPC Bebo

Advanced in-mould label thermoforming (IML-T) from RPC Bebo Plastik, combined with the company's in-house Bebo Print lid printing technology, are helping to enhance the on-shelf presence of the Kremgo range of cream cheeses from Tine SA, Norway's largest producer, distributor and exporter of dairy products.

RPC Bebo gives Polish mousses a polished new look
RPC Bebo

Effective product protection and on-shelf impact are being combined in a new thermoformed multilayer polypropylene pot from RPC Bebo Polska for the Fruit Mousses range from leading Polish manufacturer Menii. To ensure product quality and also maximise brand awareness and image, Menii required an eye-catching and functional pack that would protect and maintain the freshness of the contents.

Tubs convey quality and tradition
RPC Bebo
Customers in France who love tasty traditional products can now enjoy authentic crème fraîche from Normandy packed in tubs developed in collaboration with RPC Bebo Bouxwiller.
Sweet success for M&H and tangerine confectionary
Berry M&H

Whether young or old, you are sure to know some of the iconic sweet brands Tangerine Confectionary have in their books. The Pontefract based company produce some of the nation’s favourite sweets, including the much loved Dip Dab, Refreshers and Wham bar. So when Tangerine decided to expand its new Sweet Champions range into a seasonal sharing tub that includes a range of their beloved, retro brands, they knew they needed packaging which reflected the fun nature of the sweets inside.