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Learning Curve

How Petroc College tackled allergen labelling ahead of Natasha’s Law

With two campuses in Barnstaple and a third thirty miles away in Tiverton, leading Devon-based college Petroc knows a thing or two about multi-site operations. Here Catering Support Administrator Paula Young discusses delivering a united, quality food service offering across three sites. And how, with a little support from Planglow, the college is managing its allergen labelling ahead of Natasha’s Law this coming October.

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Sharing is Caring

The latest food trends inspired by a difficult year

While Twenty-twenty was challenging to say the very least, it did demonstrate how much we all care. From Clap for Carers to supporting our neighbours or local high street. How does this translate to your cafe, bakery business or other catering enterprise in the year ahead? We’re glad you asked, here’s our top four takeaways...

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Here to help with home deliveries

Preparing your business for a second lockdown

On Saturday evening, Boris Johnson announced a second lockdown. In this blog, our team take a look at a selection of compostable packaging that can be used for hot and cold food deliveries.

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Getting ready for Natasha's Law

With one year to go until Natasha's law, we take a look at how businesses can prepare

The legislation comes into effect in October 2021 with the aim to make food labelling clearer, consistent and safer for those living with food allergies. This blog will discuss how Natasha’s law will change the way that you provide ingredient and allergen information, as well as discussing what tools are available to help you do so.

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Dreaming of a sustainable Christmas

Top tips to help your brand stand out from the crowd this Christmas

Whilst Christmas may feel like a lifetime away, it is actually closer than you think! In this blog, we discuss how you can create an attractive, fun and sustainable Christmas range that's right for your brand.

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In the clouds

Double the software, yet half the work – Planglow’s new collaboration with Saffron brings you seamless software integration.

Double the software, yet half the work – Planglow’s new collaboration with Saffron brings you seamless software integration.

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Business un-usual

How your business can adapt to deliver 5-star foodservice in the 'new norm'.

Foodservice businesses of all sizes across the country, from independent local coffee shops, delis and street food sellers to restaurants and pubs are keen to get back to doing what they do best. Now as lockdown eases, it’s time to help serve your customers again in what’s being called “the new normal”.

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Here to help with takeaway packaging

Whatever your packaging needs - we've got you covered.

Like the rest of the country, the Planglow team is working from home. Although the location of our offices has changed, we are still here to help in any way that we can.

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COVID-19: Updates and Information

In this blog we share information about how our service may be impacted

Planglow will continue to operate business as usual unless the Government advise otherwise. As new and necessary information/ developments become available, we will post updates in this blog.

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Compostable Myth Buster

With packaging a hot topic in the news, Planglow breaks down 5 popular myths of compostable packaging.

As consumer consciousness has increased and demand for a reduction in plastic use, so has confusion over plastic’s emerging replacements. In this blog, we take some time to break down 5 popular myths surrounding compostables.

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