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FSC Packaging

Posted by Kirsty on 21st May 2019

FSC Packaging
Here at Meridian we understand that we have a vital ecological responsibility as packaging manufacturers, and as consumers seek to reduce their environmental impact, we too are striving to go beyond our obligated environmental compliance. This is why our FSC certification is such a big deal to us!  With over 82% of our business based in converting carton board, we knew we could not afford to be apathetic, we want ed to ensure the sources of our raw materials were from or
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Sourcing the right packaging for your products

Posted by Kirsty on 24th Apr 2019

Sourcing the right packaging for your products
Have you ever browsed our products on the website and not really known where to begin? With over 1,800 products available it can often seem difficult to know where to start with so much choice on offer. We understand that for many small businesses an investment in packaging is a huge commitment, this is why Meridian are proud to offer a free sample service so you can be assured of our quality before committing. When you need to know how the packaging you are purchasing looks and works wit
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Packaging Trends 2020

Posted by Kirsty on 13th Mar 2019

Packaging Trends 2020
We never stop innovative design here at Team Meridian. Because a lot of our work is seasonal we are always working at least a season ahead (which gets very confusing when it come's to working out what month it is!) Our in-house design team have been working hard for the past few months to put together a collection of new product designs to offer our customers for the forthcoming 2020 brochure.  We want to ensure that our products don’t get left on the shelf if we don’t update or inn
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Social Media help and advice

Posted by Kirsty on 15th Feb 2019

Social Media help and advice
When you are a small business, it is likely that you take on many faceted roles, from manufacturer to buyer, logistics and marketer. When you have very little time, it might seem that establishing an online presence might come low on the importance list, but to stay relevant in todays digital world it is essential that a proportion of time is spent getting ‘social’.With an estimated 2.8 billion active users on social media across the globe, it has never been more beneficial to tap into
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Cracker Inspiration

Posted by Lucy Martin and Kirsty Oldroyd on 4th Dec 2018

Cracker Inspiration
CRACKERS WITH A TWIST!(AKA our twist end crackers!)Luxury Christmas crackers are turning out to be the biggest festive trend of 2018, so why not capitalise on this trend and find a use for our range of self fill Christmas cracker boxes. Gone are the days when a paper hat, mini screwdriver and a ‘dad’ joke would suffice, now people are wanting to offer something more unique to adorn their Christmas Day table.Christmas crackers date as far back as 1845 and were created by a London sweet producer,
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