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  • Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

As Street Food markets and food festivals gain popularity nationwide, there has been a shift in focus from locally sourced produce to sustainable living. In a trend largely driven by millennials, traders are striving to offer a more eco-friendly experience and better presented, taster cuisine - plus packaging with credentials to match the produce served. Today we explain how making the switch can be easy - and why sustainability matters in more ways than one for market-goers and stallholders alike. 

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  • Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

When environmental campaign group A Plastic Planet conducted their recent survey asking Brits whether a ‘plastic-free’ aisle in their local supermarket was a good idea, they were expecting strong support from the public. Yet the results were overwhelmingly in favour of the scheme – highlighting a growing concern regarding our widespread use of plastics and an appetite for safer, greener alternatives.

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  • Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

Our business has long been inspired by the impact packaging has on the environment – and the small changes each one of us can make which will have significant consequences for the world around us. Where QSRs are concerned in particular, the statistics surrounding waste and sustainability used to be shocking – thanks to the nature of the industry and little focus on eco-friendliness. Things are improving – but there’s still some way to go for the industry as a whole.

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Say no to plastic straws

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  • Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

After recent publicity gained through various documentaries, a high profile YouTube video and Vivienne Westwood’s high profile ‘refuse the straw campaign’, more and more consumers are becoming concerned about plastic straws. As concern grows and the government considers introducing a tax to deter their usage, an increasing number of companies are choosing biodegradable solutions. Following a recent increase in demand for compostable straws, we explore the topic in more detail to help explain why this small and seemingly innocent catering essential poses a massive threat to our environment.

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  • Friday, Jul 07, 2017

Street food is growing in popularity – and it’s not difficult to see why. In cities, stalls and vans are the cosmopolitan way to grab a tasty treat – whilst festivals, fetes and events aren’t complete without a line-up of delicious dining options. However, mobile caterers are facing rising demand for sustainably sourced produce and packaging. After all, the charm of street food is rooted in its raw return to rustic presentation, real flavours and traditional tastes with contemporary combinations. But it’s also a key contributor to littering and landfill – two major problems for our environment, and our economy. With this in mind it’s only fitting that the practices and passions surrounding your street food business extend to the environment immediately around you, and beyond.

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