Planglow Blog

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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Out with the old and in with the new

8 food trends that will have you roaring throughout the 20s

New year, new trends: Now that January is in full flow, our team take some time to consider the food-trends that will be taking the UK by storm in 2020.

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Christmas eco sandwich packaging

We've got it all wrapped up

Christmas cups seem to get all the attention at the festive season when it comes to grab and go. But sandwiches need to get a seasonal look too. Here are the Planglow team’s top 5 ways to wrap up your sandwich packaging for a festive gourmet to go.

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Christmas catering trends

‘tis the season for eco-friendly grab and go

When we launched our Festive Favourites range last September, we had 11,000 units on pre-order within the first 24 hours and sold out by mid-November. We think it’s fair to say that the demand is there for festive compostable packaging. But what are the other trends caterers need to know about?

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Compostable packaging that’s bang on brand

How customised and branded eco packaging can help your catering business get ahead

We've been in the business for over 30 years proving that packaging and labelling can help to build your brand and increase customer loyalty - without costing the earth. In this blog we show you how to add custom branding to your compostable packaging to get ahead.

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Compostable packaging takes off

at the National Space Centre Café

At the National Space Centre cafe, visitors can explore the planet in the knowledge that the catering team are striving to protect our planet. Read on to find out more about how Planglow’s compostable packaging fits into their brand identity and adds perceived value to their delicious products.

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Allergen Labelling Explained:

What are the 14 allergens and how do you comply with new labelling legislation?

In this blog, we explain all about allergen labelling including, what are the 14 allergens caterers and consumers need to know about, what the law means, and how to comply - without compromising business efficiency, in light of the recent headlines surrounding allergen labelling.

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Forward-thinking food labelling

How the catering team at Royal Lancaster Infirmary is ready for Natasha’s Law with a little help from LabelLogic Live

How will the new allergen labelling legislation, Natasha's Law, affect catering in the health sector? Food and nutrition labelling is already particularly important for catering teams in the healthcare setting to safeguard the well-being of their patients. We spoke to our client at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary to find out how they have got ahead of the curve using our labelling software, LabelLogic Live.

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