Packaging, labelling & coding

Serving up aluminium-free paper-based packaging

23 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi and Unilever have jointly developed a recyclable, paper-based packaging solution for one of Unilever's UK food brands.

APCO launches Recycling Content Guide for businesses

22 July, 2021 | Supplied by: APCO Australasia Headquarters

The Recycled Content Guide is a practical resource to support Australian organisations to use more recycled content in their packaging.

Packaging as a marketing tool

20 July, 2021 by Nerida Kelton MAIP Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); Vice President – Save Food Packaging & Food Waste – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

For packaging to stand out it needs to be 'different' and innovative. Take a look at a couple of 'Marketing Design of the Year' category finalists for PIDA 2021.

Absortech Groups Absorpole shipping desiccant

19 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Protection Experts Australia

The Absorpole from Absortech Groups is a carbon-neutral desiccant, which is suitable for use in containers being transported.

Powerpak SKIN.50 thermoforming packaging technology

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: GEA Group

The technology provides processors with high-capacity packing of products of up to 100 mm high that protrude up to 50 mm above the level of the packing tray.

Asahi Photoproducts and Esko CrystalCleanConnect platemaking line

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

Asahi Photoproducts' and Esko's flexo platemaking line, CrystalCleanConnect, can fully automate the entire flexo plate production.

Packaging technique to extend the shelf life of fish

13 July, 2021

Parx Materials has created an antimicrobial packaging technique to keep fish fresher for longer.

KM Packaging shaped stand-up pouch range

12 July, 2021 | Supplied by: KM Packaging Services Ltd

KM Packaging has added pre-made stand-up shaped pouches to its product range.

SunRice's new microwavable pouch improves rice quality

07 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Sunrice

Australian rice producer SunRice has enhanced its microwave pouch range using a new manufacturing technique.

FSANZ calls for comment on electrolyte drink labelling

06 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for comment on proposed changes to the regulation of electrolyte drinks.

Microwavable packaging for 'heat & eat' range

05 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has helped Asian-inspired food brand itsu develop packaging for its new range.

Zip-Pak Safety-Lok Child-Resistant Solutions

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Zip-Pak Pty Ltd

Zip-Pak's Safety-Lok Child-Resistant Solutions can be used for flexible packaging.

Stora Enso Trayforma

30 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Stora Enso Australia Pty Ltd

The material is up to 95% fibre-based and uses less than half of the barrier weight of current heatable materials.

Packaging Forum backs NZ plastics phase-out, with caution

29 June, 2021

The Packaging Forum has welcomed the New Zealand Government's move to phase out difficult-to-recycle and some single-use plastics. Find out more about the phase-out timeline...

Getting compostable fruit labels ready for NZ phase-out

29 June, 2021

As New Zealand plans to phase out non-compostable plastic labels by mid-2023, a Kiwi company is working on the development of a home-compostable fruit label.

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