Who Are We?

Waddington® Europe - a Novolex brand, is a European food packaging specialist. 

We are a highly experienced and trusted supplier of food packaging solutions across a wide range of categories including bakery, dairy, fruit, produce, protein, prepared, food-to-go, confectionery, pet food and much more. 

We can provide our customers with a complete end-to-end packaging supply service, including design, extrusion, tooling manufacture and thermoforming. Our flexible, streamlined approach enables us to have full control from design to supply, giving our customers more bang for their buck.

Our teams are always working to bring novel product solutions to market. We constantly improve and invest in our processes to increase efficiency and productivity, allowing us to manufacture at increased speed and high volume with minimal waste.

Through exceptional execution, service and continued focus on environmentally sustainable and innovative solutions, we strive to make a difference to our customers, our communities and our planet. 

Thermoformed Packaging

Waddington Europe are specialists in thermoformed packaging, with an extensive range of solutions across the whole food sector including protein, produce, baked goods, desserts, dairy, ‘food to go’ and pet categories.

Vertical Integration

We are a vertically integrated company, which means we can provide our customers with a complete end-to-end packaging service.

In-house design

Whether its working one to one with customers on bespoke projects, or finding ways to make standard products better, our in-house design and technical team work hard to bring innovation and new products to market. 

In-house extrusion

We have in-house extrusion capabilities to produce PET, Laminates and PP. We can manufacture at high speed and volume with minimal wastage.

In-house tooling

We can support all our sites with in-house tooling manufacture, which means shorter lead times, reduced costs, quality assurance, and easy customisations.


With a 77 machine strong production line capability, we are easily able to service all sizes of order volumes, from smaller one-off seasonal projects to large on-going repeat orders.


We have three thermoforming production sites located in Milton Keynes and Bridgwater (UK), Arklow (Ireland) as well as Burrows Europe, our paper-based food packaging production site based in the Netherlands. Also, Netherlands based is our eco-friendly food packaging company Eco Products and premium table dressing products company Eureka Caterware.