Chadwicks, the UK’s leading die-cut lidding manufacturer, is proud to have supplied specially designed lidding for Llaeth y Llan yogurt in support of the largest national youth organisation in Wales, The Urdd Eisteddfod. As a family business, The Village Dairy, home of Llaeth y Llan believes strongly in supporting its local community, and encouraging more Welsh speakers, which is why this year they championed the 100 year centenary of The Urdd Eisteddfod. Julie Caley, Commercial [...]
Carolyn Tomlinson, supply chain manager at Chadwicks, has taken part in the Macmillan Peak District Mighty walking challenge in memory of a former colleague. Carolyn and her husband, Dave, completed the 18 mile trek across the Peak District countryside in five hours in memory of Julie Kiely, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Thanks to the generosity of colleagues, friends and family, Carolyn raised almost £600 for Macmillan cancer support. Carolyn says: “It is [...]
Packaging News caught up with Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks, along with four other flexible packaging specialists, to get their views on the state of the flexibles market, and the challenges and issues companies are facing in 2022. Alastair says: “Trading was buoyant in 2021. We exceeded our 2021 forecasts and grew the business by over 5 percent. In some areas such as food service trading was down, but this was more [...]
Earlier in the year Chadwicks exhibited at Australia’s processing and packaging event, Auspack in Melbourne, which brings together more than 350 exhibitors unveiling the latest technology to more than 7000 targeted industry professionals. John Harrison, Technical Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand was at the event, and here’s what he had to say about it. Overall the exhibition provided valuable insight into current and emerging trends across the packaging and processing sectors in the [...]
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. [...]
We would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout 2021 which has once again been a challenging year for many both at home and at work. We wish every one of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year, from the team at Chadwicks.
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, [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]