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Celebrating excellence: BRCGS and ISO 9001

2024-04-17T10:14:57+00:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: Blog, pre-cut lidding|Tags: , , |

Chadwicks is pleased to announce that we have once again achieved the BRCGS Global standard for packaging materials Grade AA certification, demonstrating our commitment to upholding the highest standards of food safety and quality throughout our operations.  BRCGS is a globally recognised authority in consumer protection and brand assurance. Through its comprehensive standards, it sets the benchmark for excellence in food safety, packaging, storage, and distribution.  Karen Moran, Quality and Food Safety Manager at Chadwicks, [...]

Paul Whelan Appointed Chief Technical Officer

2024-04-10T11:19:41+00:00February 5th, 2024|Categories: Blog, lidding, News|Tags: |

  We are pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Whelan as Chief Technical Officer at Chadwicks full-time. Paul brings a wealth of experience, having been an integral part of the Chadwicks’ team for numerous years.  Alongside building on our technical relationships with customers, Paul will be focused on accelerating the development of alternative materials and establishing contingency supply sources, enabling us to introduce more competitive and sustainable options for customers. Paul will also spearhead [...]

Aluminium lidding seals it for Collagen Booster

2024-03-05T12:43:05+00:00January 15th, 2024|Categories: aluminium lids, Blog, lidding, pre-cut lidding|Tags: , |

Being a manufacturer of pre-cut lidding Chadwicks’ supplies packaging to many different types and sizes of businesses, including business start-ups and it’s always rewarding when we get the opportunity to assist a new venture, like Collagen Booster. The Collagen Booster journey began in 2018 when one of the founders faced chronic gastrointestinal issues. Despite extensive medical tests, the cause remained elusive. Introducing collagen-rich bone broth and intermittent fasting into her daily routine alleviated her symptoms [...]

Lidding for Raglan: one size does not fit all

2023-09-19T09:02:44+00:00September 19th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

  We are pleased to share that New Zealand plant-based yoghurt manufacturer Raglan Food Co has recently launched its new snackable coconut yoghurt range, packaged in paperboard pots and sealed with pre-cut aluminium lidding from Chadwicks.  Working closely with Raglan Food Co, we were able to provide die-cut aluminium lids that perfectly fit the existing tub sizings. While one size aligned with standard measurements, the other size didn’t, which could have resulted in the need [...]

Die-cut lids vs reel-fed lids: minimising waste

2023-09-08T11:36:09+00:00September 6th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Lidding plays a crucial role in ensuring food safety and extending its shelf life. Two commonly used types of lidding are die-cut lids and reel-fed lids as they provide a secure seal to pots and containers keeping food uncontaminated and fresh. While both types are made from similar materials, die-cut lids offer several advantages over reel-fed lids, with the most significant being reduced material waste during the manufacturing process. Die cut lids are also more [...]

Snack pot lidding: a cut above the rest

2023-09-08T11:35:34+00:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

At Chadwicks, we pride ourselves on having a wide selection of cutting tools at our disposal and, while we may not always have the exact size and shape that a customer is looking for, we often have something very similar, saving valuable time and money. Such as when free-from snacking brand, Crave, approached us with a unique request for pre-cut lidding on their new, mini breadstick and chocolate hazelnut dip snack pot, The Big Dipper, [...]

Pre-cut lidding for competitions and promotions

2023-09-08T13:41:49+00:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

  Pre-cut lidding not only ensures food safety, but also presents an opportunity for brands to engage with their customers by printing competitions and promotions on the lids. One of our recent projects with Bio&Me is a great example of this in action. The pre-cut, 95.5mm lids, which were printed in five colours on white PET co-ex combi with pin dot embossing, were used to seal Bio&Me's prebiotic yoghurt range while playing a pivotal role [...]

Pre-cut lidding supports plastic weight reduction

2023-09-08T13:49:24+00:00May 11th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

We are delighted to be working with family owned and operated rora dairy, since its decision to remove the ‘clip on lids’ from its yogurt pots and replace them with pre-cut lidding. The move to pre-cut lidding has also meant an upgrade of its sealing equipment from lidding equipment specialists, Seal-it Systems. ‘The transition process has gone very well. Our original lidding equipment was modified and upgraded on-site by SIS engineers with minimal disruption, and [...]

Lidding for not milk ice-cream

2023-09-08T11:53:37+00:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , |

Chadwicks, was delighted to be able to work with Mighty Drinks on producing lidding for its dairy free ice cream range.  The plant based, vegan-friendly ice cream from Mighty Drinks has the same indulgent decadence of ice cream, but without the dairy.   Lids were printed in two varieties on white PET with pin dot embossing. Alastair Bearman, Sales and Marketing Director at Chadwicks, says: “ Demand for dairy free alternatives continues to rise,  and it [...]

Lidding for award winning vegan yogurt

2023-01-05T10:48:10+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, lidding|Tags: , , |

It is always rewarding to be involved in a new product launch and even more so when it’s an award winning one, like the Co-op’s new GRO Mango and Passion Fruit Thick & Creamy Pot. Chadwicks’ lids can be seen on the vegan yogurt, which came first at the Quality Food Awards 2022. Manufactured by Meadow, the product was announced as the winner in the sweet treats and desserts category. We were delighted to work [...]

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