Our packaging does the talking where it matters but here is an insight into the thinking behind the scenes.

June 6, 2014

Four reasons why RAP is a great place to start your career

RAP is one of the fastest-growing fresh food packaging companies in the country, with a strong reputation for innovative product development. In order to continue to help our customers sell more, a big priority is to nurture young talent. This helps keep our business fresh, ground-breaking and sustainable. Here graduate trainee Henry Shephard outlines some… Read more »


May 28, 2014

A day in the life of a RAP channel manager

Top left to right – Henry Shephard and Robin Huggins. Bottom left to right – Sophie Grubb, Melanie Smith and Sue Beaver (Head of Commercial Services)   From designers to channel managers, a range of people contribute to each piece of packaging we deliver. Our ‘A day in the life’ series interviews different team members… Read more »


February 14, 2014

Four features to look for when improving your packaging

1. Reduced packaging Not only does this reduce waste, it also reduces production costs and improves the overall resource efficiency of the packaging. For example, RAP’s Modified Atmosphere Sandwich Wedge is constructed from lightweight board and laminate film, making it 20% lighter than standard equivalents. To achieve this, look for manufacturers that can do the… Read more »


November 1, 2013

Fresher Thinking to Reduce Food Waste – ‘New’ RAP White Paper

RAP has developed new guidance to help the grocery supply chain meet targets recently announced under the Courtauld Commitment 3. Our White Paper, ‘Packaging the Future’, offers retailers, brands and manufacturers valuable insights into how they can use innovative packaging solutions to extend shelf life and reduce food waste. We believe the Commitment presents an… Read more »


October 31, 2013

Global Accolade for Leadership Excellence

We are very proud to announce that we have won ‘Best Company for Leadership’ at the IAIR Awards 4th annual edition 2013. We were presented with the award on 4 October at the London Stock Exchange Group in Milan and voting was based on a readers’ survey of 50,000. The event was held under the patronage… Read more »


September 13, 2013

RAP to Launch New Foodservice Division at lunch! 2013

RAP, designers and manufacturers of sustainable food packaging, is set to launch a new, dedicated foodservice division at this year’s lunch! Show (26-27 September). The formation of the new department reflects a growing appetite for RAP’s new and innovative packaging solutions, which continue to help drive sales for those operating in the sector. Headed up… Read more »