This October Go-Pak UK trialed a new approach in our commitment to a sustainable future. We were delighted to partner up with a local Bristol primary school, where our Quality & Sustainability Manager – George Rumble – delivered a presentation advising on material sustainability and appropriate disposal of products that we supply. Approximately 60 children of 8 and 9 years of age were present in the school hall eagerly awaiting their surprise guest. In the month building up to the presentation the children had been studying sustainability, as a broad topic, chosen alongside their core syllabus. I was surprisingly nervous addressing the children. I’m very confident in my knowledge of our products but I did not want to underestimate the ingenious questions that would come my way! The children were excited to recognise the ‘pic n mix’ cups and learn about bagasse being made from sugarcane plants. Fun aside, I was extremely impressed by the understanding of those that participated. Everyone understood that they are using different types of plastics on a daily basis, which is really positive considering ‘education’ (of the consumer) is widely considered one of the most important factors in addressing appropriate waste disposal of the varying materials on the market. It would be great for sustainability and waste management to be a core topic for young children. George – Go-Pak UK The children were excited about the mystery guest as we’d kept it a secret who was coming in for the presentation. It was great to see them all behaving well which shows they were engaging with George. So many of the children were eager to share stories, as well as answer questions and ask them in return. Since the visit [...]
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We are delighted to be exhibiting at the Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo in London on 25th & 26th Sept. Come & meet the Go-Pak team on stand 1652 and find out more about our extensive range of foodservice consumable products, including our Edenware Range - Packaging as nature intended!
Thanks to David Hathaway & SDC Trailers. The curtain design for the lorries looks fantastic.
This June Go-Pak UK welcomed personnel from neighbours and longstanding customers - Yate Supplies – to collaborate on an in-house First Aid training course. We feel safe knowing we have a multi-disciplinary team of First Aiders, present across all shifts, at both our operating locations. Feedback from our Guests: Ryan, Luca and Alan have attended and successfully passed a First Aid at work course which was held in collaboration with Go-Pak one of our key suppliers, the course was all about how to act as first response to an accident in the workplace. Feedback from the course was “great to have it job role specific”, “very informative”, “tutor very knowledgeable and able to get the serious message across within a fun learning environment” – Leo - Yate Supplies General feedback: “The course was very informative, Freddy made the course very interesting and engaged with everyone, ensuring everyone took an active role”. “I felt I learnt a lot and feel far more confident in an emergency situation” – Go-Pak Personnel A big thank you and congratulations to the delegates who all successfully completed the exam and practical demonstration of this Level 3 OFQUAL regulated award in Emergency First Aid at Work.
Go-Pak UK Ltd scoop Supplier of the Year Award at Socius’ Awards in Amsterdam. “It was great to join Socius in celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary at such an amazing venue in Amsterdam this year. To top it off, we won 1st place for Supplier of the Year and it was an honour to accept the award on behalf of Go-Pak. All the team have worked extremely hard to supply the members with exceptional service, delivery and quality, all of which Go-Pak prides itself on. We have been supplying the network now for many years and have come close on a few occasions, but to scoop top spot this year was amazing! Thanks to all!” - Mike Bristow (Sales Director)
The Go-Pak team can be found at the Fira Barcelona for the Hispack Exhibition 2018. Come & see us at Stand E-509, Hall P-2 & discuss our range of foodservice products & packaging.
The Go-Pak team and Yates Supplies had a fantastic time at the Grand Hotel Brighton for the Foodservice Packaging Association Awards 2018. It was a really enjoyable day shared with other FPA members that started with an impressive exhibition, followed by the awards ceremony in the evening. Fantastic food was provided by Chef Alan White with great entertainment provided by the very funny Rod Woodward.
Regretfully, due to the bad weather, the main office will be closed today. If you have an urgent enquiry, please contact Claire Madge on 07977 320126 The office will reopen on Monday 5th March 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Go-Pak are very happy to be attending the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Conference 2018. During the second part we were entertained by 'Bunzl’s Got News For You', hosted by non other than the award-winning raconteur Gyles Brandreth.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2018 from all of us at Go-Pak.