Transcend wins contract to supply paper straws to McDonald’s UK and Ireland


Transcend Packaging is proud to have been selected to produce eco-friendly paper straws for McDonald’s UK and Ireland. Transcend was founded as a leading innovator in the sustainable packaging space and provides a broad range of product options from paper straws to folding cartons. Transcend has assembled an experienced team of industry specialists who are focused on creating sustainable packaging solutions to help preserve our environment while concurrently meeting the needs of our clients and their customers.

By working in partnership with local and regional government, leading companies and the wider public, Transcend Packaging provides eco-friendly packaging solutions enabling business growth while preserving a healthy environment for future generations. Transcend is proud to be a British company providing UK based production capability for sustainable packaging products and privileged to be a part of the long heritage of the Welsh packaging and printing industry.

Lorenzo Angelucci, Managing Director of Transcend Packaging Ltd. said: “We greatly appreciate the support and encouragement of the Welsh Government and we look forward to providing world-class packaging solutions and further jobs in Wales for many years to come. I am delighted that McDonald’s has taken this visionary step towards reducing the environmental impact of the food industry. Spurred on by Sir David Attenborough’s “Blue Planet” series we hope that Transcend’s new range of environmentally friendly products will be part of the solution for a greener world.”

Paper used by Transcend in the straw production for McDonald’s UK will come from certified sources, endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and FSC (Forest Stewardship Council).