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

03.07.18

Transcend Packaging Ltd. to provide paper straws for McDonald’s UK and Ireland as they roll-out paper straws across their UK and Irish restaurants beginning in September this year and completing in 2019
Transcend Packaging Ltd. is headquartered in South Wales and will begin production of paper straws and a range of folding carton options in the summer of 2018

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).