Category: Industry
6th April, 2020

Calling all coffee shops…

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen a number of brands from across the food and drink industry coming together to provide acts of kindness. Pret a Manger has offered free hot drinks and 50% off food to NHS Workers, craft beer brand BrewDog has switched its production line to hand sanitisers rather than […]

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5th June, 2019

Frugal Brits back UK coffee cup revolution

A petition started by eco-influencer Madeleine Olivia in partnership with Frugalpac – manufacturer of the UK’s first fully recyclable cup made from recycled paper – has reached over 6,000 signatures, just in time for World Environment Day on 5th June 2019. As figures from Eunomia Research & Consulting suggest that the UK uses as many […]

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9th April, 2019

Frugalpac joins Farm Shop & Deli Show

Frugalpac has joined Sovereign at the Farm Shop & Deli Show 2019 to introduce its customers to our innovative Frugal Cup. According to a report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Eunomia Research & Consulting, the UK is set to throw away a third more single-use coffee cups than at present by 2030. Consisting […]

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12th February, 2019

Production of Frugal Cup coffee cups made from recycled paper begins

Frugalpac – manufacturer of the first fully recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper – has opened a new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales, to produce Frugal Cups. The ‘Frugal Cup’ offers an environmentally-friendly solution for cafes and consumers seeking an alternative to non-recyclable disposable cups. Investment is bringing the Frugal Cup concept to […]

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15th December, 2018

15 minutes to enjoy your coffee, eight minutes to recycle the cup

“Visiting the Simply Cups show was great for us,” says Malcolm Waugh, CEO of Frugalpac, “it meant that we could catch up with the industry face-to-face and let them know what’s really going on with Frugal Cup.” Frugalpac’s lead product, the Frugal Cup, will come to market in the UK at the end of January […]

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21st September, 2018

Making recyclable cups – start as you mean to go on

Frugal Cups are made from recycled paperboard. You’ll be surprised how unusual this is. Almost without exception, paper cups, even those claiming to be recyclable or compostable, are made from virgin paperboard. That’s the freshly manufactured bright clean sheets that manufacturers coat with plastics and chemicals to ensure that they’re waterproof. Even if the paperboard […]

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