June Sale! Get up to 15% off – hurry, ends 30th June

Between now and the 30th June 2019 we’re offering up to 15% off ALL our stock items*! Voucher Codes: Save 5% when you spend £50 or more. Use code SAVE5 Save 10% when you spend £150 or more. Use code SAVE10 Save 15% when you spend £300 or more. Use code SAVE15 We don’t “do”…

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NEW PRODUCT: Biodegradable Cellophane Bags

We are pleased – and proud – to announce that we now stock a viable and realistic alternative to our polypropylene cellophane bags! Made from natural, renewable resources such as wood pulp (essentially cellulose – see our article on What Is Cellulose for more information), and being both biodegradable and compostable makes it one of…

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What Is Cellulose?

What Is Cellulose and why does it matter? We have just announced that we are stocking an affordable and realistic alternative to plastic cellophane bags, and this article explains what cellulose is. Cellulose is essentially, an organic compound. In nature, it gives plants their rigidity. When it was first isolated in 1838 by French chemist…

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A packaging company that cares about the planet. Impossible?

Since we first launched the business in the early 80’s, we have been mindful of the impact that packaging can have on the environment, and the impact a regular business can have, too. UPDATE: Since writing this article, we launched our brand new range – where we have collected all our Environmentally Friendly Packaging, Environmentally…

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What Are Cartons?

Cartons! The name that means different things to different people – but strictly speaking it is a box which is produced to fold flat, saving costly storage space. The carton is made mostly out of Card or Corrugated Cardboard or PVC (all recyclable). Cartons are generally pre-glued and are easy to fold together. Carton -…

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Catering and Janitorial Supplies – for home & business

Did you know that we not only stock bags and boxes – we also have an extensive range of Catering and Janitorial supplies. We supply local businesses on our weekly free delivery round (minimum order applies) with anything from toilet paper to massive corrugated cardboard rolls. Wholesale Catering and Janitorial Prices for Everyone You do…

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Packaging Inspiration: Read our case studies!

Earlier this year we asked you to submit your photos to us which showed your products being used with our products. We put together a detailled packaging case study for each of our customers that contributed and over the past few months we published them on our blog. They have been incredibly popular and shared…

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12 great cheats and life hacks for your home kitchen

Do you want to have better kitchen supplies that you can get from your local supermarket, but cheaper? You don’t have to have an account with us or own a professional kitchen to benefit from our product range. We do not have a minimum order restriction either! We supply many cafés, restaurants, takeaways, and other…

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Case Study: Emma Corry Designs

Today we feature an artist who completed a three year BA (hons) Fashion and Textiles Degree at Leicester Polytechnic and then a two year MA Textiles course at the Royal College of Art in London. “Packaging is the icing on the cake” explains Emma, “it allows my work to arrive to its destination safely and…

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The UK’s Biggest and Best Packaging Showroom?

We think so! Did you know that you can see in-person all of our amazing ranges in our showroom near Banbury, in Oxfordshire? We are located 15 minutes from junction 11 of the M40 at Banbury for easy access. Free on-site parking available. In our showroom you can view our bags, boxes, bespoke packaging, wrapping…

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Bespoke Packaging Inspiration – custom made bags and boxes

Over the years we have been very privileged to work with some of the biggest names for custom packaging projects. Some names include Royalty, 20th Century Fox, Rolls Royce, to name but a few. We have collected a few fine examples to show you what bespoke packaging can do for you, and hopefully insprire your…

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Case Study: Pomme d’Or Gift Ideas

Pomme d’Or Gift Ideas – Bespoke White Window Gift Boxes Inspired initially by an obsession with fragrance and with an Advanced Diploma in Skincare Design, Anne-Marie at Pomme d’Or set out to create a range of allergen-free vegan bath bombs which could rival those already on the market by their uniqueness, intricacy and in the…

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Gift Boxes – Five Boxes To Make Your Product Stand Out!

We have compiled a list of five Gift Boxes that will really help your product stand out from the crowd. Boxes are so important when it comes to packaging. They hold your items safely for transportation and make it easy for stacking on shelves in a retail environment. They also protect your items from the…

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Case Study: ZoraLou Organics

ZoraLou Organics: handmade skin & beauty products from Whitehaven in Cumbria. A family business, created by mother & daughter – Louise & Tamzin McCartney. They use our Brown Gift Boxes to show off their amazing range. ZoraLou use 100% organic vegetable based ingredients from the best essential oils that contain no parabens, no chemicals and…

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The 9 best alternatives to plastic bags

Paper Carrier Bags

Paper Bags are made from a renewable source and biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable. We have many types in stock and they are all available with next day delivery as an option. Below we have listed the nine best alternatives to plastic bags. We can customise most of these products for you. See our custom packaging…

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