Food design & research > Packaging

Kellogg's UK to have accessibility technology on boxes

08 September, 2021

The system will allow for blind and partially sighted people to access important information by scanning a code on the box.

Morphing pasta: from 2D to 3D to save packaging

07 May, 2021

A simple mechanism has been developed to produce 3D foods, such as pasta, in flattened forms, which could potentially reduce waste from plastic packaging.

Bundaberg and Amazon team up for variety pack

14 January, 2021

Australian brewer Bundaberg has partnered with Amazon on a 12-bottle variety pack made for the online shopping site.

China: COVID-19 found living on cold chain food packaging

19 October, 2020

The contaminated food packaging could present a risk to both import and export cold chain workers. 

Turning banana waste into food packaging

22 May, 2020

UNSW celebrates research that has uncovered a way to turn waste banana stalks into biodegradable and recyclable packaging material for the food industry.

Nestlé institute for packaging research opens

23 September, 2019

A world where no Nestlé packaging ends up in landfill is the vision behind Nestlé's new Institute of Packaging Sciences in Vevey, Switzerland.

Popping champagne corks creates mini supersonic shockwaves

23 September, 2019

The gases expelled from champagne bottlenecks are akin to those emitted by jetfighters and rockets, as scientists revealed through high-speed photography.

Tetra Pak launches paper straws in Europe

19 July, 2019

Tetra Pak has commenced field testing for its paper straws in Europe, in a step to crafting biodegradable products from plant-based materials.

Alcohol ads in sport impact drinking attitudes

30 April, 2019

Research has found that repeated exposure to alcohol advertising in sport, particularly a popular brand, leads to more positive attitudes towards alcohol in general.

Tasmanian distillery combats counterfeiting using IoT

23 April, 2019

Tasmania's Old Kempton Distillery has used the HID Global IoT platform with AusNFC tags to combat counterfeiting of its whiskies and other liquor products.

AUSPACK looks at the 'human aspect' of packaging

20 March, 2019

Consumers are impacting packaging and processing trends, so how can manufacturers ensure they meet their expectations?

Open your mind to packaging innovations

18 December, 2018

Australian and New Zealand companies and individuals are encouraged to enter the 2019 Packaging Innovation & Design Awards.

Paper industry to transform biowaste with research hub

29 October, 2018

A new research hub aims to help Australia's pulp and paper industries transform their production waste into marketable materials such as food packaging.

One-tonne black swan made out of food cans

11 September, 2018

2400 cans of food and six hours later, a team of Edith Cowan University students created a black swan to win the CANstruction Perth 2018 competition.

AIP dinner on disruptive packaging design

29 August, 2018

The AIP and Surface Coatings Association Australia will be holding a technical dinner in Victoria on 3 October to discuss disruptive packaging design.

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