Plastic fantastic

NZ’s Calvert Plastics in conjunction with the Wellington Institute of Technology has developed a plastic packaging innovation set to revolutionise global exporting. International market regulations are increasingly demanding alternatives to traditional wood and cardboard packaging, for both monetary and environmental reasons. “[Our] design allows more product to be stacked on a pallet,” says Calvert trading manager John Matthews. “It’s a new way of thinking, with products stacked by angling them on their edge rather than layering them flat.”


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Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Mancunians Queue for Brunch at Federal

Five years ago, New Zealander Jon Perry and Portuguese Claudio Ribeiro co-founded the Antipodean coffee bar, Federal in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. A second café has recently opened in the city’s Deansgate…