Posts Categorized: Food & Drink

Call now on 0845 680 60 60 to speak to our team

Request a quote

Ready, Steady, Snack!

In 2015 the food on the go market was worth an estimated £20.2bn which represented 25% of what people spent on eating out in the UK. With a growth rate of 5%, the food on the go market outperforms what we spend on our food shopping in general.

Researchers have identified 2 unique growth areas with the food to go market. The first one is general snacking which is up by 3% and breakfast substitutes which up by 7%.

Due to lifestyle changes and people living busier lives, many people are now eating breakfast on the go, this can range from cereal/protein bars to fruit or even a sandwich.

Rather than sitting down to a meal, people want their mealtimes to fit around them so they can multi task their lifestyles and free up time to do other things and they want to while feel fuller for longer.

Read more

Classic cake makers seal a deal with KernPack

Wholesale cake manufacturer Fresh Eric’s wanted to achieve a higher standard of packaging and sealing, due to their business growing as a result of greater customer demand for their products. Working with KernPack, Fresh Eric’s modernised their production with the addition of a new L500 L-Sealer and freed up 3 full days of labour.

Read more

Guide to the Food & Drink Expo 2016

When you have a new product, you want to get it in front of people as quick as possible. This is what makes exhibiting a new food or drink product at expositions so important – the instant recognition you receive as to whether people like it or not. The buzz you can create could carry… Read more

Read more

White loaf vs free from bread [Infographic]

One of the simplest and most historically important foodstuffs, bread has become a controversial topic in recent years – and what a colossal shame. That something which has sustained global populations for so long is now actively avoided in certain forms is so sad. That’s gratitude, eh? Though while sales of standard – particularly white… Read more

Read more

Best cupcake flavours

The UK is riding the crest of cake wave right now. Home-baked goods have never been so en vogue. With the popularity of TV shows such as Great British Bake Off, Ace of Cakes and Cupcake Wars, consumers’ appetites for cake have grown incredibly, with baking trends driving home chefs to create and try new… Read more

Read more

KernPack now the UK distributor for leading packaging machine manufacturer Preferred Packaging

KernPack are delighted to announce that we are now the UK distributor for leading manufacturer of shrink wrapping machines Preferred Packaging. These versatile and efficient machines will meet the needs of a huge range of industry sectors from paper tissue manufacturers to fruit and veg suppliers. Shrink Tunnels, Cartoning machines, side sealing machines and many more… Read more

Read more

Measuring your production line performance

According to Colin Morgan featured in Packaging News, food manufacturers, particularly in the baked goods sector where timings in the production process are key, are under growing pressure to increase productivity and efficiencies. Measuring OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is claimed to be the most commonly used performance measurement in packaging lines, monitoring how the production line… Read more

Read more