News and product updates from Superfos.
New tub is clearly good for recycling
The switch from black to semi-clear plastic for a cake tub has had a significant impact on the pack’s sustainability profile. Thanks to the change, the 1080ml tub manufactured by Berry Superfos, for a range of cakes produced by Park Cakes for leading food retailer M&S can now be described as ‘widely recyclable’ in the UK.
24 Oct 19
Sweet success with striking tubs
Tangerine Confectionery was looking for a high-quality, colourful, and creative pack to re-launch its Barratt seasonal range of the UK’s favourite sweets. The vivid colours of the SuperLift® tubs, made of widely recyclable polypropylene, provide strong shelf standout and have generated fantastic in-store backing with feature space and promotional support, which has led to an increase in demand for the sweets.
20 Sep 19
IML award winner
In conjunction with its label supplier Korsini SAF, Superfos, a company of Berry Global, has received an award for Best Label Design at the 2019 IMDA Awards in the United States. The winning label is made for Heinz for its Cream of Tomato Pot Soup and Vegetable Pot Soup sold in a 400ml SuperLock container that showcases the cutting-edge In-Mould Labelling technique from Superfos.
08 Aug 19
Pails shape up
Italian company Carioca SpA has chosen Superfos, a company of Berry Global, for their ability to provide different-shaped and sustainable pack solutions. Carioca saw an opportunity to step up its offering by changing the shape of the packaging for 48 Jumbo felt-tip pens from a round container to a square UniPak pail from Superfos’s standard range.
18 Jul 19
Project helps prevent food waste at home
A survey conducted by the Danish Technological Institute has shown that 14% of Danish household food waste stems from meal leftovers. Although these can be reheated, very often this is in a microwave oven, and the survey identified that many find the uneven heating of this process makes the food less savoury. In an attempt to alter this behaviour, RPC Superfos has contributed to the development of a new multifunctional plastic storage box which ensures a more even distribution of the microwave heat.
20 Jun 19
Sleek solution for healthy snack
The EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos is providing a Norwegian dairy with an innovative and image-enhancing packaging solution. Organic dairy Rørosmeieriet was seeking a pack that would support the creative profile of the dairy. The company is now using the sleek EasySnacking pot for its Niste range of yoghurt with muesli topping, as well as for sour creams.
31 May 19
Top-quality PCR pails provide sustainable solutions
RPC Superfos has introduced a number of initiatives to further enhance its packaging solutions incorporating post-consumer recycled (PCR) polypropylene. The company has worked with recycled materials for over 10 years and today offers a range of PCR pails in many shapes and sizes.
11 Apr 19
Quality and functionality from ice-cream pack
The high quality, user-friendliness and eye-catching decoration of the sleek EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos are key factors in its selection for a new range of ice-creams from Russian manufacturer Taice. Thanks to In-Mould Labelling, it is possible to show the texture of the ice cream in razor-sharp photo quality on the packaging. This is complemented by the striking purple colour of the lid that catches the consumer’s attention.
07 Feb 19
RPC Superfos paint pail is a roaring success
Advanced in-mould labelling from RPC Superfos has been a critical factor in the successful relaunch of a range of high-quality paints and primers from Bosnia and Herzegovina paint company BAUklar. The injection moulded SuperOval pail feature close-up drawings of tigers with striking details and appeal that form the essential visual communication of the pack. In-Mould Labelling (IML) makes it possible to reproduce even the finest details of the tiger design, so that end- users can almost feel that they can touch the whiskers.
14 Dec 18
RPC Superfos pot provides tamper evidence for artisan gelato
The UniPak pot from RPC Superfos is providing a gelato ice cream company with its ideal packaging solution. Palazzolo’s Artisan Dairy is particularly pleased with the UniPak’s tamper evident feature, as well as its spoon in the lid and high-quality graphics, and the collaborative partnership the company enjoys with RPC Superfos.
15 Nov 18
RPC Superfos pot helps spread the word
The relaunch of a popular Slovenian chocolate spread in RPC Superfos’s SuperLock pot has created enhanced on-shelf appeal and contributed to good sales progress. The eye-catching artwork for the pots features a cute cartoon character, and thanks to the advanced in-mould labelling technique from RPC Superfos, the graphic detail is rendered to perfection.
18 Oct 18
RPC energy saving initiatives recognised
The installation of new injection moulding machines and the reuse of heat from cooling are among the successful energy reduction initiatives at the RPC Superfos Randers facility in Denmark that have enabled the site to achieve ISO 50001:2011 certification ‒ an Energy Management Standard issued by independent authorities – for the second year in a row.
20 Sep 18
Groundbreak(fast)ing for Le Petit Déjeuner!
The EasySnacking pot from RPC Superfos is being used for a new cereal product that allows consumers to enjoy premium cereal straight from the pack. Ideal for modern customers, Le Petit Déjeuner from Greek company Tsakiris Family is a healthy whole-wheat cereal rich in dietary fibre that, thanks to the EasySnacking pot, can be enjoyed plain or with milk in a single serving size.
05 Jul 18
Pails aid upward growth of vines (and sales)
The SuperCube pail from RPC Superfos is at the centre of a growing success story after being chosen to pack 100% biodegradable vineyard clips that ensure the vertical growth of vines. Since Compagnie des Agrafes selected the SuperCube® for its special clips, both product and pack have attracted rave reviews and the clips have enjoyed an upward curve in sales.
25 May 18
Olives enjoy a long life
A leading producer of processed and packaged olives has selected the LongLife container from RPC Superfos to pack its full range of products. All 17 varieties of Madama Oliva’s high quality olives made from traditional Italian recipes are now sold in the LongLife pack.
24 May 18
Early quality accredition for US factory
Only two years after its inauguration, the RPC Superfos US facility in Winchester, Virginia has successfully passed its first BRC certification audit with Grade A in the High Hygiene Category. This success provides US customers seeking first-class injection moulded packaging solutions for food and non-food products with independent confirmation of the site’s high quality standards.
16 Apr 18
Pails aid upward growth of vines
The SuperCube® pail from RPC Superfos is at the centre of a growing success story after being chosen to pack 100% biodegradable vineyard clips that ensure the vertical growth of vines. Since Compagnie des Agrafes selected the SuperCube® for its special clips, both product and pack have attracted rave reviews and the clips have enjoyed an upward curve in sales.
08 Feb 18
Say “Helios” to plastic pails
RPC Superfos is supplying the plastic cans for interior wall paint and façade paint from Slovenian producer Helios. The company selected the SuperOval pail from RPC Superfos because of its user-friendliness, light weight, and sustainability. Spektra® Classic Plus is now sold in three sizes – 5.5, 12 and 18 litres – of the SuperOval pail.
18 Jan 18
Bulk-pack sausages stay fresh in plastic pail from RPC Superfos
A German meat producer is using the SuperLift plastic pail from RPC Superfos for its bulk-pack sausages. Metten Fleischwaren opted for the RPC bucket for its long shelf-life, easy-handling, and brilliant look, as well as its In-Mould Labelling oxygen barrier protection.
20 Dec 17
Spoon-in-lid solution for dairy products
An innovative spoon-in-the-lid from RPC Superfos for its popular 75mm container is guaranteed to make yogurts, desserts and other dairy products stand out from the crowd. The new solution is perfect for consumers who eat on-the-go, with the foldable polypropylene spoon simple to access, assemble and use. The APET lid features a fine PET seal that is easy to tear off. As such, it represents a significant improvement over similar lids which are sealed with aluminium foil, and thus oblige the user to find the spoon with which to eat the product.
01 Dec 17
Premium Shellfish makes an excellent first impression
A polypropylene pack from RPC Superfos is being used for a shellfish range from Spanish frozen seafood company Original Gourmet. The rectangular SuperCube® bucket enables reuse and is ideal for branding – two benefits that the Premium Shellfish® range’s previous cardboard packaging was unable to deliver.
27 Oct 17
IML gets gold and silver seals of approval
The In-Mould Labelling (IML) capabilities of RPC Superfos have been endorsed after three labels used for its high-quality packaging solutions won prizes at the 2017 IMDA Awards. At the ceremony for the inaugural awards, run by the In-Mould Decorating Association of the United States, labels for RPC Superfos packs picked up one Gold and two Silver awards.
28 Sep 17
Bucket paints a pretty picture
A bespoke pack from RPC Superfos is delivering improved functionality and on-shelf presence for one of Israel’s leading paint companies. The new design for Nirlat retains the appearance of the company’s previous container while providing greater functionality and shelf presence.
14 Sep 17
Pot helps Quark make mark
A Swedish dairy producer is using the SuperLight™ pot from RPC Superfos to pack its new range of Quark. Skånemejerierne chose the thermoformed polypropylene container for its Lindahls Kvark brand after deciding to stop importing from Germany and produce and pack the product in-house.
13 Jul 17
Evolution not revolution for bespoke tub
A bespoke tub from RPC Superfos has been selected to pack the popular Forssan range of salads made by Atria Finland. Replacing the range's previous pack of 15 years, the new design combines a subtle yet effective makeover with a considerably lighter container, reducing the amount of packaging waste. The new bespoke pack was developed in close co-operation between Atria, its design agency and RPC Superfos.
01 Jun 17
Bespoke pot from RPC Superfos connects with customers
An innovative, bespoke pot from RPC Superfos is helping a Czech food company attract and connect with customers. The eye-catching and convenient solution for Delimax's Varmuza salad and delicatessen range features a QR-code on the side, enabling customers to learn more about these premium products and the company.
04 May 17
Fish container has in-built strainer
A UniPak container with an in-built strainer from RPC Superfos is being used to pack a new range of seafood products in brine and oil. The mussels, shrimps, octopus and seafood cocktails – from Santa Bremor, the leading seafood producer in Belarus – are not only benefitting from the pack’s convenient design, but also from its novelty value, which marks it out from the competition.
16 Mar 17
Plastic pails boost craft kit sales
The SuperLift pail from RPC Superfos is contributing to the growing success of a craft material for children. PlayMais, manufactured by German company Loick Biowertstoffe GmbH, has seen a rise in international sales figures since it started using the pack.
26 Jan 17
New look for RPC Superfos' user-friendly bucket
Plastic buckets from RPC Superfos are taking on a new look as part of a striking relaunch from leading Irish paint manufacturer Colourtrend. The new designs for the company’s decorative paint range are inspired by the Irish landscape and use 10L injection-moulded S-range polypropylene containers from RPC Superfos.
05 Dec 16
Pot helps baby food's new kid on the block
The convenience and barrier properties of RPC Superfos’s injection moulded SuperLock polypropylene pot have proved the ideal solution for a new range of readymade organic baby foods. Lovemade is the brainchild of Silvia Wulff, a Danish entrepreneur and mother of two. The eight varieties in the range are locally produced, which is unique in this category, and her team includes two Danish celebrity chefs, vouching for the high-quality ingredients, high level taste and texture.
02 Dec 16
Scramble pack helps product egg-sell in US!
A vegetable mix for egg dishes, Scramble™ – which uses the SuperLock® pack from RPC Superfos – is proving a clear success in the United States. The unique product makes it easier to cook fast and delicious scrambled eggs, omelettes or frittatas. Users simply whisk a few eggs with milk or water, add their favourite mix-in, cook and enjoy. Made of polypropylene, with a double-sided print on the click-on screw lid, the pot allows maximum space to share brand messages and cooking instructions..
01 Sep 16
RPC Superfos produces limited edition golden anniversary pack for Cofabrill
Cofabrill indoor paint has been a favourite among French professional painters since its introduction by Zolpan in 1966. It is easy to apply, renders great coverage and has a shiny texture. To mark its anniversary, Zolpan decided to produce a limited edition pack in a golden SuperLift Extra container from RPC Superfos.
18 Aug 16
EasySnacking breaks the ice for frozen yoghurt
The award-winning EasySnacking™ pack from RPC Superfos has played a crucial role in the success of a new range of frozen yogurt from Luxlait, Luxembourg’s leading dairy company. Since its launch, EasySnacking has garnered much acclaim. It recently received the Product Innovation Award 2016 from The Foodservice Packaging Association, and was a finalist in the category "Best convenience/on-the- go packaging" at the World Food Innovations Awards. It also holds a Scanstar Award from the Nordic packaging competition of the same name.
26 Jul 16
RPC Superfos' custom-design bottle gives sauce a hot new look
A custom-designed squeezy PET bottle from RPC Superfos is helping the UK's No.1 Hot Pepper Sauce brand achieve greater visibility on shelf. The new bottle for the Encona 'Taste Explorers' range from Grace Foods UK is part of a refreshment of the packaging to help the brand stay competitive. Slightly taller and narrower than its predecessor, it holds the same volume as before but is more visible on shelf thanks to a greater label surface.
27 Jun 16
Valspar strikes gold with RPC Superfos
US-based global coatings manufacturer Valspar has successfully launched its premium paint for the European DIY market in Paintainer® pails from RPC Superfos featuring a golden metallic look and a new design. For its entry into the market, Valspar came up with a design brief that specified a user-friendly, vibrant and memorable packaging solution. After various competitive analyses and tests, the company chose the injection moulded polypropylene Paintainer.
09 Jun 16
Superfos gives lift to new range
An 8.7 litre SuperLift pail from RPC Superfos has been selected for a new range from Saint Gobain Construction Products under its trademark u-can brand. The injection moulded PP container is being used for three all-in-one repair kits for complex tasks. The unique selling point of the range is that all the items needed to carry out a repair, such as a texturing brush, filling knife and bags of plaster, are available in just one pack.
27 May 16
RPC Superfos' bespoke butter tub wins 'Award for Design Excellence'
A bespoke butter tub from RPC Superfos has won an 'Award for Design Excellence' for a Norwegian food company for both its design and recyclability benefits. TINE, Norway's leading provider of branded food products, its subsidiary Fjordland and the design agency EGGS, were presented with the award by The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture. The pack, whose introduction by TINE has seen a 65% increase in sales of the company's spreadable butter and margarine products, was described by the award jury as 'an impressive achievement' and praised for meeting 'all requirements for overall design'.
18 May 16
Danica Foods 'jam' more into RPC's Superlock pots
Following a part conversion from glass to plastic, Swedish food producer Danica Foods is packing its private label jam for a major supermarket in SuperLock® pots from RPC Superfos, decreasing the risk of product contamination and achieving lower energy costs. The injection moulded polypropylene SuperLock pot with oxygen barrier protection provides a lightweight and modern alternative to the previous jars.
12 May 16
JUB, the leading paint producer in the Balkans adopts RPC's paint containers
Slovenian paint producer JUB has adopted injection moulded polypropylene paint containers from RPC Superfos for the launch of two new interior paints. JUB, the leading paint producer in the Balkans, has selected the 2.5L Paintainer® and the 15L SuperOval™ container for its JUPOL Trend and JUPOL Classic brands, both of which are targeted at the DIY market. The enhanced quality of the paints called for new packaging.
21 Apr 16
RPC Superfos' EasySnacking pack wins FPA Product Innovation Award
RPC Superfos's sleek and innovative EasySnackingTM packaging solution for eating on-the-go has received the FPA Product Innovation Award 2016 from the Foodservice Packaging Association. The winning pack features a stylish look with a sleek integral spoon in the lid - ideal for a broad range of convenience foods.
05 Apr 16
RPC's packs for Piquant are red-hot
A new branding for leading foodservice supplier Piquant has also underlined the company's long-standing successful partnership with RPC. RPC Superfos supplies its market-leading injection moulded polypropylene E and PS Range pails in 10 litre and 5 litre sizes for Piquant's range of mayonnaise and marinades, while RPC Promens Consumer Corby's 2.35kg multilayer blow moulded Bear jar is used for the company's salad dressings.
10 Mar 16
RPC's solution is sweeter
Al Wefag, the market leader in sugar confectionery in Saudi Arabia, has launched its gummy candy series Borgat in two sizes of UniPak tubs from RPC Superfos, citing the particular benefits of more branding space, a more vibrant look and a better finish over its previous packaging format. Targeted at both children and adults, Borgat sweets are widely popular and the new packaging is only expected to increase this popularity.
19 Feb 16
Customised duo supports sales and saves costs
RPC Superfos has developed a customised packaging solution for Orkla Foods Norway's top-selling chocolate spread Nugatti, which combines a new clear brand display with valuable cost savings. The improved design of the injection moulded polypropylene pot is produced in two sizes – a 500g pack, as before, and a new 350g version.
04 Feb 16
Unipak solution adds value
Belgian household products company Peritus Brands is running a promotional campaign for its Blan White bleaching powder in UniPak plastic containers from RPC Superfos. Normally sold in a carton box, the 800g square pot, injection moulded in polypropylene, is playing a key role in helping to reinforce sales and gain customer loyalty.
08 Jan 16
Unique ice cream gets a special look
A healthy ice cream made from camel's milk is being sold in RingLock tubs from RPC Superfos that help to convey the qualities of this unique product. The convenient, easy-to-use injection moulded polypropylene RingLock tub features high-impact golden decoration and a perfect visualisation of the ice cream using advanced in-mould labelling.
19 Nov 15
Scanstar accolades at the double for RPC Superfos
Two pack innovations from RPC Superfos have been awarded Scanstars in the annual Nordic packaging competition. RPC Superfos has been recognised for its EasySnacking™ pot for on-the-go eating and its bespoke pot for panna cotta with fruit sauce, developed for Finnish dairy producer Valio Ltd.
13 Oct 15
Success all the way for on-the-go skyr
Selling a dairy product for eating on-the-go in a smart pack from RPC Superfos has been a huge success for Danish food company Løgismose. Injection moulded in polypropylene, EasySnacking™ features attractive smooth lines and gives a soft impression, quite similar to the texture of any dairy content. The key word is simplicity, as the pack has all you need - but no more than that. The spoon is in one piece, integrated in the lid and placed under a self-adhesive peel-off label.
25 Sep 15
Sasco celebrates with RPC container
Sasco Sauces is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special edition of its 10 litre container for Real Mayonnaise from RPC Superfos. The sturdy pail from RPC Superfos's S range is injection moulded in bright white PP and topped with a timber green flexible membrane lid and a sturdy plastic handle. As well as the eye-catching three-colour Sasco Sauces branding, the container features a special red rosette to mark the 20th anniversary.
24 Sep 15
RPC's packs are gardener-friendly
The practical benefits and high-impact decoration possibilities of plastic pails from RPC Superfos UK Region were key reasons for the selection of the packs for a range of home and garden products from leading manufacturer Vitax Ltd. RPC Superfos in Oakham is supplying the injection moulded polypropylene containers in sizes from 2.5 to 10 litres from the SuperLift and Protective Shoulder ranges.
24 Aug 15
RPC's pack is an inspired choice for marbled ice cream
RPC Superfos has developed a customised pack for a premium ice cream, Inspira, from leading Norwegian producer Hennig Olsen Is. The unique design, with a wave-effect on the rim of the lid, is injection moulded in polypropylene and features in-mould labelling on all four sides and on the base, with attractive artwork that reflects the quality positioning of the brand.
18 Aug 15
Paint looks good in conversion from metal to plastic
With in-mould labelling and lacquer, a change from metal to plastic using the Paintainer® range from RPC Superfos has improved the image of Akzo Spain, the company behind leading Spanish paint brands. Having enjoyed over 50 years success in the Spanish paint market, Akzo Spain has introduced a new direction – including a packaging solution in plastic instead of the previously-used metal – in order to maintain its leadership.
23 Jul 15
Berries stay fresh in RPC's SuperLock
RPC Superfos's SuperLock® pot has provided the ideal solution to enable a new berry and fruit purée to stay fresher for longer. The injection moulded polypropylene SuperLock® pack with barrier protection has won several international prizes, notably because of its extremely low oxygen transmission rates which mean that most convenience products can stay on shelf under ambient temperatures for up to two years.
22 Jul 15
Fine food producer grows with RPC's SuperLock
The switch from plastic bottles and doy-packs to the SuperLock® pot from RPC Superfos has enabled Spanish food producer Casa Ametller to expand its range of cold and hot soups and give them a more premium image. The company's soup range was only recently launched in Spain, Switzerland and Germany but with the advent of the SuperLock® pot this has now expanded into 11 different flavours.
09 Jul 15
RPC's paint pack solution delivers beauty and quality
For the launch of a special product line for professional painters, the Italian paint producer Colorificio Atria s.r.l wanted a striking look. The result is now on shelves featuring a packaging solution of coloured lids and handles from RPC Superfos. To help give the pails a striking look and a strong visual impact, there is a great variety of colours with coloured lids and handles that match the artwork design, a feature which is not commonly seen on the paint market.
30 Jun 15
RPC container sets the right image
A 16 litre SuperLift container from RPC Containers Oakham, featuring a striking new design and the use of recycled material, is helping Colas Ltd both convey its premium image and underline the company's commitment to sustainability. RPC Oakham's SuperLift container is injection moulded in polypropylene, including 25% recycled material.
08 Jun 15
Big Bear chooses IML impact from RPC Oakham
A PS (Protective Shoulder) container from RPC Containers Oakham has been selected for the relaunch of supermarket giant Spar's 2.5L popcorn tubs. In addition to helping ensure a standout presence on shelf, the white tubs - injection-moulded in PP - also come with tamper evidence as standard. A fitted handle is attached to the strengthening collar for added consumer convenience.
12 May 15
Metallic shine for paint in plastic
Leading French paint producer V33 has created a sleek family image for its Colorissim indoor paints range, using the rectangular SuperCube and small round Paintainer from RPC Superfos, both of which feature a glossy metallic shine thanks to advanced in-mould labelling and UV varnish.
24 Mar 15
Free pail boosts sales of dog food
Attractive pots and pails from RPC Superfos have proved the ideal solution for free measuring cups and storage containers for a leading dry pet food company, while RPC Superfos' ability to effectively handle the distribution logistics has been another key factor in the promotion's success.
24 Feb 15
RPC's slimmer jar packs a punch at Tangerine Confectionery
A new, narrower jar which loses none of the on-shelf impact of its larger predecessor has been created for Tangerine Confectionery by RPC Containers Blackburn. The injection-moulded 3.6L PET jar, made in a custom mould, is the same height as a 4L version carrying the same on-shelf presence. Its glass clear appearance highlights the colourful, high-quality product within, and the wide neck for easy dispensing uses a 105mm black cap supplied by RPC Halstead.
03 Feb 15
RPC's containers maximize appeal in the B2B sector
RPC Superfos' beautifully decorated SuperLift containers are playing a key role in the branding strategy of Italian manufacturer Elenka, which produces and sells products for making ice cream and pastry. The containers are injection moulded in polypropylene in matching colours - white, black and brown - and decorated with high quality In-Mould Labelling images. The pack is very functional and confirms correct re-closure with an audible click. SuperLift has a round conical shape and the handle on the collar leaves lots of space for sleek and exclusive art work.
02 Dec 14
RPC's new pack for easy dairy snacking
An innovative and brand new packaging solution from RPC Superfos is now available for dairy producers and the stylish pack includes a convenient spoon, in tune with consumer demand for more easy meals on-the-go. Just like the injection moulded plastic pot as a whole, the spoon is beautifully designed and a delight to hold.
15 Sep 14
Staying fresher for longer
RPC Superfos's award-winning SuperLock® barrier packaging solution is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn. SuperLock® containers combine an oxygen barrier on all surfaces with a membrane seal to ensure an almost non-existent oxygen transmission rate. This provides an ambient shelf life of up to 24 months for a wide range of products.
10 Sep 14
RPC Superfos introduces first class pet food pack
A new square plastic pet food pack from RPC Superfos is providing an excellent alternative to the traditional aluminium tray. The recloseable pack minimises odours and protects the contents and it comes in a perfect 115ml or 100g size for smaller meals.
11 Aug 14
Delicious ice-cream in a distinctive pack by RPC
Ledo, the largest producer of ice cream in Croatia, is reaping the benefits of having a bespoke pack created together with RPC Superfos Balkan. Ledo was looking for a special pack for Quattro and approached RPC Superfos Balkan, the region's leading provider of injection moulded packaging. With its in-house mould shop and highly skilled staff, RPC Superfos Balkan met Ledo's demand for a creative solution.
04 Aug 14
- Jo Webb
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