Packaging, labelling & coding

Australia and NZ: 2nd in the world at Worldstar Packaging Awards

17 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Australian and New Zealand companies have won 27 awards across 12 categories at the 2022 WorldStar Packaging Awards; second in the world behind Germany.

Researchers develop antimicrobial food packaging

14 January, 2022

The packaging is able to kill commonly encountered bacteria that are harmful to human health, and can keep food fresher than other options.

French cream capped by Tetra Pak

13 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak's new caps integrating attributed recycled polymers have been chosen by French cream brand Elle & Vire, part of Elvir’s portfolio.

GEA PowerPak series thermoforming machines with laser marking systems

13 December, 2021 | Supplied by: GEA Group

The integrated laser marking system can quickly and sustainably mark packages with easy-to-use QR codes.

Avery Dennison sustainable label range

11 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison has introduced three new papers made from 100% recycled fibres to expand its range of sustainable labels for wine, spirits, food and beverages.

GEA SmartFil M1 powder packaging system

28 October, 2021 | Supplied by: GEA Group

The system comes in over 100 variants and can be used to hygienically package a range of products.

The labelling game: challenges and trends

27 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

In light of increasing regulatory demands globally, labelling of food and beverages is a highly intricate process that is even more vital to products than ever before.

Henkel Technomelt Supra 90 hot melt adhesive

22 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Henkel Australia Pty Ltd

The Technomelt Supra 90 hot melt adhesive is suitable for packaging products in the food and beverage (F&B) industry.

Henkel Technomelt Supra 7220 PS Easyflow palletising adhesive packaging format

22 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Henkel Australia Pty Ltd

The palletising adhesive packaging format from Henkel is designed to optimise sustainability and logistics efficiency for pallet handling.

Nestlé rolls out its 80% recycled aluminium capsules

22 October, 2021

Nestlé has announced it is increasing the use of recycled materials across its café-inspired coffee portfolio.

​Sustainable coffee: inside and out

18 October, 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

Consumers are expecting their coffee to be sustainable inside and out, starting with the way it is grown all the way through to how it is packaged. Read about three winning packaging designs...

Nutrition labels on food products: which ones work best?

06 October, 2021

Researchers evaluated the impact of four different food labelling systems — two that use colour-coding and two that use warnings.

Refined banana fibre alternative for moulded food packaging

29 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Papyrus Australia Ltd

Papyrus Australia has recently completed a proof-of-concept trial which has demonstrated the commercial viability of using 100% refined banana fibre.

Krones Contiform 3 BigBottle

23 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

The Contiform 3 BigBottle is suitable for container volumes of up to 8 L.

Cadbury to transition to recycled packaging

17 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelēz International has announced it will source recycled plastic using advanced recycling technology to use in a range of Australia's Cadbury chocolate blocks.

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