News Bulletin 21.12.12


In our final news bulletin of 2012 we’re channeling festive indulgence and talking about everything from sausages to chocolate baubles and flavoured gin…

Cogs of Industry

Deck the halls...with Heck sausages?
Deck the halls…with Heck sausages?

Debbie and Andrew Keeble (founders of Debbie & Andrew’s sausages) are set to start 2013 with a bang and launch a new brand of premium sausage called Heck. Aimed at a younger demographic, the brand hopes to revitalize the category with their vibrant line up of sausages which includes bratwurst and chorizo variants, as well as a square sausage for sandwiches. Tasty!

Commentary Corner

Top 10 packaging stories of 2012
Top 10 packaging stories of 2012

This week Packaging News wraps up the top 10 packaging stories of 2012. From GPS chocolate bars to Diamond Jubilee inspired Ma’amite – it’s certainly worth a read.

Pretty Packaging

Make sure you sloe down during the Christmas holidays
Make sure you sloe down during the Christmas holidays

For those of you in need of some last minute present buying inspiration, why not purchase a bottle of Slamseys fruit gin. Their apothecary style bottle comes courtesy of B&B studio and features graphics inspired by “John Ray, the eminent naturalist, born and raised in the same village as Slamsey’s Farm”.

And Finally…

Time to decorate the tree?
Time to redecorate the tree?

Kraft takes chocolate Christmas tree decorating to the next level, with these limited edition Christmas baubles, filled with festive favourites such as Toblerone.

Name That Brand

Last week we featured the Prestat logo, this week we’re thinking along the lines of festive shopping…

Name That Brand
Name That Brand

Good luck and remember to play our festive Name That Brand game here.