no news is good news…

When the article on pharmaceuticals and hormonally active chemicals in US drinking water (this months New Scientist magazine) gets out into tabloid world, it will be interesting to see which angle the story is reported from. The 2 sides available are to (a) summarise...

simply (just) drinking water…

If you heard David Boomer (IOD policy unit) speaking on the Today programme on Radio 4 on Saturday morning, yes it was us he was referring to… It was an interesting, albeit brief discussion and the gentleman representing the Carbon Trust didn’t actually respond to...

global packaging awards and a credit crisis…

We had a great news e-mail recently from Andrew Kaplan, the editor of Beverage World– a genuine authority on anything one can drink – the clue is in their title. He advised Aquapax has won a Special Jury Award as a ‘green package’ in their 2008 Global Packaging...

co-op sweeps up at igd awards

I had the pleasure of attended the IGD Food Industry Awards yesterday evening, held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel off Hyde Park.  It was a well organised affair considering the scale and I was fortunate to be on a table with a great atmosphere, making It a fabulous...

autumn’s here…

We finally had to turn the heating on yesterday, which I’m none too proud of, but it’s a fact. There comes a point where sitting in your own living room with 2 jumpers on – and still having cold feet motivates the easy option of flicking the switch. This made me...

sunshine at the boat show

We’ve been at the boat show down in Southampton since Friday showing the marine leisure industry how simple it is to stow, use and then squash down empty Aquapax after use. That and trying to get the chandlers and other suppliers of plastic bottled water to appreciate...