Packaging, labelling & coding

Flexible packaging to meet the meal kit demand

08 July, 2020

Rising demand for at-home meal kits during the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the gourmet food industry to turn to single-serve flexible packaging.

KM Packaging mono material lidding film

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: KM Packaging Services Ltd

Particularly relevant to the meat, poultry, fish and seafood markets, the KM Packaging mono polymer lidding films are suitable for all food tray types.

KHS Innofill DRS ECO variant glass filler

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Efficient and environmentally friendly, the KHS Innofill glass DRS ECO variant bottle filler can bottle beer, mixed beer beverages, cider and soft drinks.

Allergen labelling errors: call for stricter packaging rules

23 June, 2020

Packaging and labelling errors on food products are causing too many allergic reactions and rules need to tighten, according to a University of Melbourne researcher.

Keeping it zipped: growth in resealable flexible packaging

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Zip-Pak Pty Ltd

Zip-Pak has been offering reclosure/reseal solutions for flexible packaging for many years and it believes some could even help to solve waste challenges.

Seed packing machine to improve productivity

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

A seed packing machine has been designed using Rockwell automation technology to help seed manufacturers meet demands, provide traceability and reduce manual handling.

Robatech SpeedStar Compact hot-melt adhesive application head

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

The SpeedStar Compact hot-melt adhesive application head from Robatech has small installation dimensions and provides speed and high precision over its service life.

DNA barcodes to track food provenance

09 June, 2020

Researchers have developed DNA-barcoded microbial spores that can be used for tagging and tracking agricultural products from their point of origin.

Heat and Control partners with Oxipack Leak Detection

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Heat and Control and Oxipack are set to bring innovative non-destructive leak detection solutions for packaging to Australia and New Zealand.

Sugar warning labels work, researchers reveal

03 June, 2020

US researchers have examined more than 20 studies and found that warning labels on sugary drinks led to consumers making healthier drink choices.

BASF compostable polymer production set to increase

03 June, 2020 | Supplied by: BASF Australia Ltd

BASF and Red Avenue New Materials Group have signed an agreement, enabling Red Avenue to produce and sell PBAT materials in China.

Syntegon Technology, BillerudKorsnäs Shaped Paper Pods

02 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Syntegon Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd

Syntegon Technology and BillerudKorsnäs have designed Shaped Paper Pods, a sustainable packaging solution for the food and cosmetics industries.

Packaging webinar: Hero or villain in a circular economy?

02 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and thinkstep-anz will host a webinar on 23 June 2020, addressing Cradle to Cradle certification and LCA.

Bestech Australia Sealtick TSE6089L leak testing device

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Sealtick TSE6089L is a leak testing device, designed to ensure packages are sealed against moisture, oxygen and contamination.

Addressing lack of science with food date labels

20 May, 2020

US researchers have come together with the goal of clarifying the lack of science behind food date labels, and in the process reduce food waste.

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