Packaging, labelling & coding

Wine industry responds to mandatory pregnancy labels

19 February, 2020

Australian Grape & Wine has criticised FSANZ over its mandatory pregnancy warning labels for wine, as they could cost the wine industry thousands.


AIP packaging conference program now available

19 February, 2020

With 60 speakers from nine countries, the provisional program for the biennial 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference has now been released.


Bickford's improves bottling capacity with PET line

19 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Beverage manufacturer Bickford's integrated a flexible aseptic PET production line in its facility, capable of producing 18,000 bottles per hour.


Shrimple solution: making packaging from crustacean waste

13 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Carapac

Prawn punnets and crab cling wrap could soon be a reality thanks to a plastic alternative innovation made from crustacean waste by three young Australian entrepreneurs.


The role that resealable packaging plays in minimising food waste

13 February, 2020 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Resealable packaging provides myriad benefits and is an important Save Food Packaging criteria, explains Nerida Kelton, Executive Director at AIP.


Asahi saving energy with water bottled using KHS technology

12 February, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Asahi Soft Drinks is using KHS stretch blow moulding technology for bottling its Rokko water brand.


Recyclable packaging solution for dry soup powder range

11 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Unilever has collaborated with packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene mono-material pouch for the Knorr dry soup powder range.


Foodmach to supply new filling line for 4 Pines

11 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

Foodmach has been appointed as the supplier for 4 Pines Brookvale's new filling line, which will enable it to package both bottles and cans.


Star Stuff Group sustainable packaging solutions

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Star Stuff Group

The Star Stuff Group has a range of sustainable packaging solutions that are 100% recyclable, 100% compostable and can be custom designed to user requirements.


DOSOMAT filling and packaging machines

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

Designed for food manufacturers, DOSOMAT automatic filling and packaging technology can fill a range of substances into a variety of packaging materials.


Dual ovenable lidding film market to continue rising

31 January, 2020

Future Market Insights has predicted an increase in demand from food manufacturers for dual ovenable lidding films, due to their packing convenience and safety.


Adelphi Response Monobloc Filler

31 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Emrich Industries Pty Ltd

The Response Monobloc Filler is an automatic filling and capping machine, designed to handle liquids, oils, creams, pastes and solids in suspension.


Food packaging that's good enough to eat

31 January, 2020 by American Chemical Society

Edible films and wrappers that are made from food are starting to attract attention from larger food and beverage companies.


What's on show at ProSweets Cologne 2020?

29 January, 2020

From sugar-coating processes to visual checks on chocolate, ProSweets Cologne 2020 will showcase some of the latest technologies for making sweets and snacks.


Antimicrobial film created to stop pathogens in packaged meat

24 January, 2020

Penn State has created a composite film fused with an antimicrobial that is slowly released to kill pathogens such as Salmonella in packaged meats.


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