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Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo, ExCeL London 2019

The Go-Pak team had a fantastic time at the Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo, ExCeL London on 19th and 20th November 2019. This was a great opportunity to showcase our Edenware range and introduce our very new GO-rPET range which is made with 80% recycled content. These environmentally friendly solutions are embracing sustainability with packaging as nature intended.    

Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo, ExCeL London 20192019-12-02T13:53:53+00:00

Socius Supplier of the Year Award 2019

Last night Go-Pak won supplier of the year at the Socius Awards and Simon Lawley had this to say about the win -   "A great achievement for Go-Pak to have won ‘supplier of the year’ to the Socius Network for the second year in a row. Well done and a big thank you to every employee of Go-Pak, whether you are employed in the UK or our manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, we would not have won this without your hard work. I appreciate each and everyone of you, this award is for you, be proud!"  

Socius Supplier of the Year Award 20192019-10-14T11:08:54+00:00


Congratulations to our Quality & Sustainability Manager George Rumble, seen here holding his FPA RISING STAR AWARD at the Foodservice Packaging Awards 2019. Very well deserved.  

George Rumble – FPA RISING STAR AWARD2019-10-14T11:15:31+00:00

Children’s Presentation on a Sustainable Future

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 [...]

Children’s Presentation on a Sustainable Future2019-01-03T08:40:58+00:00

Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo

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!  

Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo2019-01-03T08:40:23+00:00

New Lorry Curtain Design

Thanks to David Hathaway & SDC Trailers.  The curtain design for the lorries looks fantastic.

New Lorry Curtain Design2019-01-03T08:39:22+00:00

First Aid Training 2018

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.  

First Aid Training 20182018-07-25T14:31:47+00:00

1st Place at Socius’ Awards 2018

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)  

1st Place at Socius’ Awards 20182018-05-21T10:29:41+00:00

Hispack Exhibition 2018

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.    

Hispack Exhibition 20182018-05-08T13:12:44+00:00

Foodservice Packaging Association Awards 2018

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.    

Foodservice Packaging Association Awards 20182018-03-14T10:57:02+00:00