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Lidding launches cool new treat for hot dogs

2022-06-28T10:46:11+00:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: lidding, News|Tags: , |

Yarde Farm in Plymouth has added a dog-friendly iced treat to its range with branded lids supplied by Bury based die-cut lidding specialist, Chadwicks. The 85.7mm diameter lids feature a bold, six colour design with pin dot embossing to provide extra impact for the Barke Farm branded iced treat pots. Launched last month the plant based, dog friendly iced treat is made from real banana, carrot and apple making it a healthy choice for pooches. [...]

Lidding for food to go packaging

2022-06-28T10:38:58+00:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Covid-19 and lockdown changed many everyday experiences, including food shopping and consumption.  Ready-to-eat food delivery experienced a huge boost. This shift as well as a greater focus on health and safety has made many in the fast food and online food delivery industry review their packaging requirements. Over the last 18 months Chadwicks has seen a growing interest from fast food outlets in lidding and sealing equipment for condiments. Most recently Chadwicks’ sealing equipment partner, [...]

Lifting the Lid on Sales Manager Ken Dunlop

2022-06-28T10:48:57+00:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Ken Dunlop has been Sales Manager at Chadwicks for almost nine years and has spent his entire career in the packaging sector. We caught up with him to find out more about his background, his current role, his views on what is happening within the plastics packaging sector and his passions outside of work.

Lidding for new plant-based yogurt range

2022-06-28T11:31:56+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

We were delighted to be involved in the launch of Meadow Foods’ latest addition to its growing plant-based range Plant & Co. Plant & Co is an oat and rice based yogurt alternative available in four flavours: strawberry, raspberry, peach and natural. Chadwicks supplied two different sized pre-cut lids in one colour which were then sealed to 100 percent recyclable pots. As consumer demand for vegan alternatives continue to soar we are seeing a growing [...]

The flexible packaging market

2022-06-28T11:01:56+00:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding, News, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

Talking exclusively to Packaging News Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks, shares his views on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the flexible packaging market, as well as the impact of new trade rules with the EU and how sustainability is shaping innovation. He says: “Looking forward to the UK tax on plastic packaging in 2022, there is growing interest in adding recycled content into packaging and in response to this Chadwicks has [...]

Lifting the Lid on Alastair Bearman

2022-06-28T11:19:37+00:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

Alastair Bearman joined Chadwicks four years ago as Sales and Marketing Director to head up the global sales and marketing function.  Based in the UK, Alastair works with Chadwicks’ sales agents and representatives across Europe, Ireland, Scandinavia and Australasia. Alastair has spent his entire career, spanning 30 years, in the flexible packaging sector. Typically, Alastair’s role involves a lot of travel visiting prospective customers and making frequent trips to Chadwicks’ head office in Bury from [...]

Lidding works a treat for DiSotto ice cream

2022-06-28T11:13:25+00:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

Chadwicks’ pre-cut lidding is a perfect fit for a range of packaging applications for the dairy sector, including ice cream pots.  As peak ice cream season approaches more and more of our lidding is appearing in the freezer aisles as it’s used to lid some of our favourite ice cream brands, including the award winning DiSotto range. Two colour printed, pin dot embossed pre-cut lids were supplied in two different sizes and sealed to paper [...]

Nikki celebrates 30 years on the job

2022-06-28T11:11:47+00:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|

Nikki Marchewka is celebrating her 30th work anniversary at Chadwicks.  Nikki is one of a number of employees who have been with the company for over 25 years. Nikki had a successful 19 year tenure in the die cutting department at Chadwicks before applying for the post of receptionist which she has held for the last 11 years. Talking about her 30 years’ service Nikki says: “I have loved my time here at Chadwicks and [...]

Debbie celebrates 40 years at Chadwicks

2022-06-28T11:24:09+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Customer Care Administrator, Debbie Hardman, is celebrating 40 years’ service at Chadwicks. With only six office staff in the company when she joined, Debbie’s initial workload was varied, involving everything from managing reception to raising orders. As the company began to expand and grow its customer base overseas, Debbie moved into a dedicated customer-focussed, internal sales and exports role. Today she manages accounts in the UK, Scandanavia, Israel, the Middle East, Africa, Indonesia, Spain, Portugal [...]

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