GLASS JAR IS A CLEAR WINNER FOR FARMER’S HARVEST

News release

3rd May 2012

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has helped MHT Foods to launch its new Farmer’s Harvest range of jams and condiments by supplying a white flint jar from its general sale range.

The family-owned Leicestershire-based food company launched its new range at Food & Drink Expo at the Birmingham NEC in March 2012.

The jams, chutneys and marmalades come in Beatson Clark’s 370ml white flint fruit chutney jar with a standard twist-off 63mm neck finish. The tall glass jar and gingham printed closure give the product a traditional, country style.

Tony Foster, a Director at MHT Foods, said he is delighted with the flexible service offered by Beatson Clark.

“We’ve been a customer of Beatson Clark for two years now and their service is first-class,” he said. “The jar stands out very well on shelf and offers extremely good value.

“We launched the Farmer’s Harvest range at Food & Drink Expo and we’ve had an excellent response.”

According to Charlotte Taylor, Marketing Manager at Beatson Clark, the company’s general sale range of bottles and jars is an excellent way to launch a new product onto the market.

“We have a wide variety of standard shapes and sizes to choose from in our general sale range, and many are available from stock and can be delivered immediately,” she said.

Glass continues to be a first-choice packaging option for many manufacturers as it is a high-quality material which can be endlessly recycled.

“What’s more, choosing a product from our general sale range is a very cost-effective option.”

Beatson Clark’s extensive general sale range includes more than 60 products for the food sector as well as a wide selection of pharmaceutical and beverage products.

Notes to editors

Beatson Clark specialises in providing glass packaging solutions for niche brands in the food, drink and pharmaceutical markets worldwide. The key to its success has been flexibility, innovation and the high quality of its containers.

Beatson Clark’s customers are at the core of its business and the company is proud of the long-standing partnerships it has developed thanks to the outstanding level of service it offers.

Beatson Clark has a turnover of £44 million and a production capacity of approx 496 million units or 88,000 tonnes.

It has ISO 9001:2000, BRC/IOP Food Packaging Hygiene Standard and OHSAS 18001:1999 Occupational Health & Safety Standard and its manufacturing capability has an emphasis on flexibility to facilitate short tailored production runs. It has a UK distribution centre located in Rotherham.

MHT Foods is a family-owned business which manufactures preserves, chutneys, marmalades and curds and distributes them through its sister company Bramble Foods.

The company offers a flexible approach to bespoke and own label projects and has worked with Beatson Clark since it began in 2010.

Jez Ashberry
Shooting Star PR
01522 528540
jez@shootingstar-pr.co.uk
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t: @jezashberry

 

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We’ve been a customer of Beatson Clark for two years now and their service is first-class. The jar stands out very well on shelf and offers extremely good value
Tony Foster, Director at MHT Foods