Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA)


Tinned goodness

UK supermarket Waitrose has advised its customers to plan at least one meal per week with tinned food, to cut down on food waste. But tinned food offers much more than just a Plan B meal reserve.


Creamy cans

Japanese company Gaku is offering consumers a unique vending machine dessert experience, with creamy products presented in cans.


Student rocks in metal

A design student from Loughborough University in England has won a competition after designing a striking metal gift pack for gin which captures the colour, fun and nostalgia of traditional British seaside rock. 


Treasured tins

A fun story that came to my attention recently was from the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) who had launched a nationwide hunt to discover the UK’s most treasured tins.

Challenges ahead

This week, I thought I would bring to your attention the efforts of Robert Fell, director and chief executive at the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA). He will be taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge next month in aid of the World Land Trust (WLT).

Have you been recycle-shamed?

There was an interesting survey to emerge from the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) recently, where nearly half of UK parents were said to be shamed by their children for poor recycling practices. Are you one of them?

Demand for canned food is here to stay

The can making and filling sectors have become beneficiaries – at least in the short term – of consumers turning their kitchen cupboards into pandemic pantries, stockpiling canned food and other long-lasting products because they fear of food shortages because of Covid-19.


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