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Eco Christmas jumper cup: knitty, pretty and GREEN all over

[wpg width=”300″ height=”215″ align=”right”]Vegware, the UK’s first and only completely compostable food packaging company, have launched a special Christmas jumper cup to bring some eco festive cheer to Britain’s coffee lovers.

The stylish double-walled cups are on-trend with knitted reindeer, trees and snowflakes on a matt finish, and come in two Christmassy colours – red 12oz or green 8oz. A subtle line of text by the join reads: ‘What’s knitty and pretty and GREEN all over? Me! I’m completely compostable! Caution – cheerful contents!’

Vegware’s compostable Christmas cups are available for to order online at www.vegware.com, in cases of 500. Individuals can order packs of 25 from £4.33. Pre-orders can be taken until the 25th October for delivery from the 17th November 2013.

These festive cups keep hot drinks warm with two layers of sustainably sourced EU board. Lined with cornstarch, not plastic, these cups are completely compostable. Made in the British Isles from low-carbon EU materials, this cup won Best New Product in the first ever Climate Week Awards.

The limited edition festive cups were designed by Vegware’s in-house creative team to fit in with the current knitwear trend. Vegware’s specialist Print My Cup service offers quality custom-printed cups as few as 1,000 cups, with the first hour of design time free of charge.

Vegware recently scooped the top prize in the Scottish Green Awards 2013, winning ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Environment of Scotland’ as well as Best Green Service Provider. The judges recognised Vegware for its groundbreaking work helping businesses recycle used catering disposables and complimented Vegware as: “An innovative company whose sole aim is to provide environmentally friendly alternatives to one of the environments threats – plastic containers”. This comes in the same year as the fast-growing firm topped the FSB UK Streamline Awards and won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

 

About Vegware:

Vegware Ltd is the UK’s first and only completely compostable food packaging company. The multiple award-winning firm specialises in the development, manufacture and distribution of compostable packaging for food service. Vegware’s Food Waste Network matchmakes any UK business with food and used Vegware packaging from caterers, recycling it into topsoil, biogas or compost. Vegware invests in product development and has brought many compostable innovations to market, including hot cup lids, double wall cups, high-heat cutlery and soup containers.

Clients range from the UK’s biggest contract caterers and food distributors through to UK government offices, NHS units and independent artisan delis and cafes. Vegware is owned and managed by its founders. It is based in Edinburgh and distributes out of London, shipping to all over the UK, EU and beyond. The company’s products are distributed worldwide from North America (Vegware US), to South Africa and Australia, including Europe from Iceland to Portugal. Visit www.vegware.com for the full catalogue and further information.

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