Sydney-based Smart Lid Systems signs distribution agreement with Smart Lid UK for its disposable color changing coffee lid, which will now be available in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

SYDNEY , March 27, 2012 (press release) – England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales to be the first European nations to see colour changing disposable coffee lids by Smart Lid Systems.

The Smart Lid, a disposable color changing coffee lid, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with a UK based firm Smart Lid UK Ltd.

Over the coming months the UK based Smart Lid representatives will be introducing the smart packaging to the foodservice industry.

The Smart Lid is the only hot beverage packaging to offer a visual indication of the contents, changing in color from a dark color to a bright red with the application of heat. With the significant selling benefit of showing those who first pick up the hot beverage whether or not the lid is securely attached properly to the cup.

"Smart Lid Systems (Australia) is excited to be expanding our product into a progressive coffee industry like the UK", said Nick Bayss, Managing Director of Smart Lid Systems. "With the retail coffee sector being so competitive the Smart Lid is the latest tool to attract customers to any sized coffee brand."

Mr Bayss added "with the global launch imminent we are endeavouring to introduce the Smart Lid into the foodservice, healthcare and airline sectors throughout Europe".

Smart Lid UK will be introducing the product to the United Kingdom at The Caffè Culture Show from the 16 to 17 May 2012 at Olympia, London, on Booth A25.

All contact details for our UK presentation, and other regions of the world, can be viewed at:

About Smart Lid Systems:

Smart Lid Systems is a multi-award winning Sydney based product development company who for the past 10 years have been collaborating with Australia's largest foodservice plastics manufacturer to research and develop a color changing disposable coffee lid.

The Smart Lid is manufactured with PS, is FDA & EU Direct food-contact compliant, Bisphenol A (BPA) Free, CFC Free, carries a Recycle '6' Symbol, and is manufactured in a HACCP and ISO 9001:2000 certified production facility.

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