Packaging, labelling & coding

Is Amazon sounding the death knell for the barcode?

23 May, 2018 by Janette Woodhouse

Amazon Go is ruffling more than a few feathers in supermarket land. It opened its first store in Seattle in January 2018 and has just announced intentions of opening two more — one in Chicago and another in San Francisco.


Heat and Control partnering with Hayssen

22 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Following its partnership agreement with Hayssen, Heat and Control will now add flow wrapper technology to its product line-up.


Packing scampi at double the speed

17 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

In the UK, frozen seafood manufacturer Whitby Seafoods has been able to double its packaging speed by installing a new packaging and distribution line.


Jet Technologies cask for beverages and liquid products

09 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies' cask is suitable for all types of drinks and offers a high preservation quality.


Eriez Xtreme Metal Detector and ProGrade Magnets

01 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd

For the most difficult food industry applications requiring the best level of protection against metal contamination, an Eriez Xtreme Metal Detector can be combined with ProGrade Magnets.


Ball develops colourful can lids

01 May, 2018 by

Ball Corporation's Cameo End Printing allows customers to differentiate their product from competitors by brightening up the lids on their recyclable aluminium cans from Ball.


Tetra Pak turns to paper straws

01 May, 2018 by | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

In an attempt to address the issue of plastic waste, Tetra Pak is working to replace plastic straws used in its small drinks cartons with paper ones.


Consumers drink more when alcoholic drinks labelled as low strength

30 April, 2018 by

A study found the lower the alcohol strength labelled on the drink, the higher the total amount of drink consumed.


Australian coffee cups win international awards

26 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Detpak Pty Ltd

Australian-owned paper and board manufacturer Detpak has been recognised for its new series of hot cups at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo in Seattle.


Aurora FORCE10 magnetic separation systems

24 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Aurora Process Equipment

The FORCE10 range of magnets can be integrated into process lines to work hand in hand with metal detection and X-ray equipment so users can meet the ever-tightening tolerances for foreign matter in foods and beverages.


Fortress Technology Phantom multi-aperture food metal detector

24 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: AccuPak

Fortress Technology has released a multi-aperture, multi-lane metal detector range that will assist food manufacturers to reduce factory footprint, investment and ongoing operating costs.


Gualapack sustainable flexible packaging solutions

23 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: AUSPOUCH

The Australian Pouch Company is working with Gualapack to offer a comprehensive range of sustainable flexible packaging solutions.


VIPColor VP750 digital print-on-demand colour label printer

23 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The VIPColor VP750 digital print-on-demand colour label printer features enhanced water resistance printing technology.


Gualapack bio-based spouts and caps

23 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: AUSPOUCH

Gualapack has developed a range of spouts and caps made exclusively of bio-sourced polymers.


Brewers call for pregnancy warnings on all alcoholic beverages

23 April, 2018 by

The Brewers Association of Australia has been proactive in adopting pregnancy warning labels and is now criticising others' delay in following suit.


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