CUPS

  • Biodegradable lids market expands

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The global biodegradable lids market is set to reach a valuation of 416.6 Mn US dollars by the end of 2032, according to a report by Future Market Insights. The foodservice industry is one of the most vibrant and dynamic industries in the world. The industry has observed unparalleled growth in the past and continues to capture revenue and generate employment […]
  • Update on Single Use Cup levies

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022
    The Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) has offered the following updates from its Environment and Sustainability Committee on single use cup levies across the Home Countries. Each of the Home Countries are in the process of reviewing the need, or how to implement, a ‘consumer point of purchase’ levy (around 20p-25p) per cup as part of environmental or packaging […]
  • Brupac adopts disposable in-cup packaging

    By Vending International on March 19, 2021
    UK in-cup drinks specialist Brupac has moved over to using Greiner Packaging’s K3 cardboard-plastic packaging solution for its 12oz in-cup drinks range. At a time when business owners and facilities managers have safety and hygiene at the top of their agenda, disposable in-cup drinks have many advantages. The alternative is to use crockery, spoons and containers, which can be handled […]
  • Plastic-free lidless disposable cup launches in UK

    By Vending International on December 9, 2020
    BRITAIN’S first fully plastic-free and recyclable lid-free takeaway cup has been launched in the UK. The ButterflyCup – which needs no separate lid – is initially being unveiled at WWT (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust) centres across the UK. It comes after TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall challenged the major coffee chains to switch to a “properly recyclable” cup to solve the […]
  • Game-changing cup can be recycled with normal paper waste

    By Vending International on January 23, 2020
    Lavazza Professional has introduced the new KLIX Eco Cup, which it describes as a breakthrough in in-cup vending. It’s biodegradable and recyclable with normal paper waste. The cup will be available in KLIX vending machines from February 2020, serving a wide range of popular hot drinks brands, with many more to come throughout the year. Ashley Weller, UK market director […]
  • Herald expands biodegradable range for 2020 

    By Vending International on December 13, 2019
    Disposables manufacturer and supplier, Herald is stocking up on biodegradables for 2020 as demand continues for a greener, disposable offering across its UK customer base. Providing as full a selection as possible, Herald is offering a range of sizes in its double wall hot paper cups, including 8 oz, 12 oz and 16 oz sizes. The biodegradable selection is brown, […]
  • Life-cycle study shows: a paper cup has the lowest carbon footprint – and recycling makes it even smaller

    By Vending International on July 26, 2019
    Sustainable food packaging specialist Huhtamaki has participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it further by 54%. Huhtamaki recently introduced a 100% renewable, plant polyethylene coated FutureSmart paper cup. This life-cycle analysis […]
  • Life-cycle study shows: a paper cup has the lowest carbon footprint – and recycling makes it even smaller

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Huhtamaki participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it furtherby 54%. Huhtamaki recently introduced a 100% renewable, plant polyethylene coated FutureSmart paper cup. This life-cycle analysis (LCA) on paper cups was carried […]
  • First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to accelerate disposable coffee cup recycling

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Recycling company First Mile has announced its new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist, Huhtamaki, in a collaboration that aims to further increase the number of disposable coffee cups effectively recycled in the UK. The partnership will see First Mile collecting used disposable cups from some of Huhtamaki’s customers throughout London and Birmingham from a variety of different coffee chains, […]
  • 4 Aces gets the ‘A’ grade

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    4 Aces has received new accreditation from BRC Global Standards scoring the popular packaging specialist with a higher ‘A’ grade, reflecting its best practice in the handling and storage of cups and water products. The certification marks the supplier’s significant achievments in recent months and is an acknowledgement of 4 Aces’ investment in training and its commitment to continuous improvement. Managing […]