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

July 2, 2014

3 factors to consider when specifying hot food packaging

You want the specification process to be as efficient as possible, but how can you guarantee you will receive packaging that offers customers the best possible experience, yet keeps costs and waste to an absolute minimum? Considering these 3 questions beforehand will help streamline the entire process. It will also ensure your hot food packaging… Read more »


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 »


September 6, 2013

How state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities make packaging innovation a reality

New technology and product innovations are more successful and effective when designers and manufacturers work collaboratively. As a long-term competitive strategy, this joined-up approach is firmly cemented across our business, as we strive to remain at the cutting-edge of intelligent food packaging. One of the linchpins of this success can be attributed to RAP’s state-of-the-art… Read more »


September 4, 2013

An insight into the lifeblood of RAP – our employee blog

Through it, our employees will be telling you their story, explaining how their role fits into the RAP jigsaw. It’s also our chance to celebrate them and the work they do. Our people, based across our London headquarters, as well as Ireland, South Korea and Malaysia, are helping us achieve our mission – to develop… Read more »