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Your guide to the great outdoors: UK Outdoor Dining Spots
Your guide to the great outdoors: UK Outdoor Dining Spots
After a looong wait, it’s (finally) time to head into the great outdoors and enjoy the sunshine!  We’re lucky enough to work with some of the best hospitality joints in the business, so, to help you and your mates conquer the concrete jungle we’ve created a go-to list of some of the UK's top outdoor dining spots.  Gather a small crew and head out to  support local businesses. Each spot has some...
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Get to know... Reverb
Get to know... Reverb
We caught up with Gary Handley from Reverb – the man we call on to capture stunning shots of our products in action. Not only is he an incredible photographer, but he’s a legend in the London hospitality scene and an all round great guy. More so than ever does community and collaboration play a part in the hospitality industry, and what better way to encourage locals to support locals, than fo...
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Get to know... Napoleon
Get to know... Napoleon
We caught up with Rachel from Napoleon, a specialty coffee shop in Belfast, where they not only offer a range of local and guest coffees, but they have a Babka Bun you must indulge in. More so than ever does community and collaboration play a huge part in the hospitality industry, and what better way to encourage locals to support locals in 2020, than for everyone to get to know each other a l...
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Get to know... Haptik
Get to know... Haptik
We caught up with Johnny from Haptik about the relationship between Coffee & Art, how Haptik came to fruition, and the importance of surrounding yourself with amazing people. More so than ever does community and collaboration play a huge part in the hospitality industry, and what better way to encourage locals to support locals, than for everyone to get to know each other a little better. ...
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Get to know... Little Fitzroy
Get to know... Little Fitzroy
We caught up with Cathryn, the owner of the multi-roastery coffee shop, Little Fitzroy. Situated in the buzzing port district Leith, home to creatives, longtime locals and speciality coffee drinkers alike. Little Fitzroy is leading the way in making a positive sustainable impact, whether that’s through their glass bottle rebate scheme, supplier selection, menu design and packaging supplier.  M...
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We've been taking action against climate change
We've been taking action against climate change
Thank you for your work towards a better environment. By being a decent packaging customer, you have played an essential part in our organisation's commitment to continuing to improve our social and environmental responsibility. With the help of our customers, we've managed to reduce our carbon emissions by 1.51 tonnes. This is equivalent to driving from London to Edinburgh in a medium-sized p...
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Get to Know... Amar Cafe
Get to Know... Amar Cafe
Much like Amar Cafe’s iconic coffee spots dotted around London, this is a small, but a delightful interview with the owner Lore. Situated in Londons iconic Telephone Booths, Amar Cafe serves up specially roasted Colombian coffee.  More so than ever does community and collaboration play a huge part in the hospitality industry, and what better way to encourage locals to support locals, than for ...
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International Barista Day - 1st March 2021
International Barista Day - 1st March 2021
While we regularly celebrate the work of other service personnel, we don’t tend to spend as much time thinking about the hard work of baristas! Many people, like ourselves, rely on their baristas to make their morning cup of coffee, setting the tone for the rest of the day.  Coffee has become a truly central part of all our lives. It’s something that we drink daily to help us focus, start the ...
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Get To Know... Kentish Town Stores
Get To Know... Kentish Town Stores
As part of getting to know our neighbourhood, we caught up with London local Luci from Kentish Town Stores for a quick Q&A chat about her business.  More so than ever does community and collaboration play a part in the hospitality industry, and what better way to encourage locals to support locals, than for everyone to get to know each other a little better.  We're proud to collaborate wit...
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Breaking It Down With First Mile
Breaking It Down With First Mile
At decent packaging, we strongly believe in focusing on the end of life for all our products, just as much as the fit for purpose design for our customers. Because, unfortunately, we’re in a global waste crisis. Despite everyone’s best efforts, most plastics are not recycled, landfills are full of food waste, and inconsistencies in waste management infrastructure is causing major confusion.  W...
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London Coffee Festival Goes Virtual
London Coffee Festival Goes Virtual
The London Coffee Festival is going virtual this April.  This online production aims to continue to support and provide a platform for the ever-growing London coffee and hospitality industry.  Coffee, food, mixology, music, art, design, education and culture will be brewing up for a whole 12 hours. This virtual experience will create a space for everyone to connect and unite through their pass...
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Coloured Cups
Coloured Cups
"One day you're going to regret all these crazy colours and patterns". So said a truly regrettable ex a few years ago while looking through my wardrobe and finding not a single item in monochrome. If that day of regret is to come for me it will be in the far distant future, at the moment the goal is to get as much colour in my life as possible. Coming from a family where my Nana famously despi...
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