Packaging, labelling & coding

2020 Bad Taste Food Awards 'winners'

30 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Consumer NZ

The annual Consumer NZ awards highlight the claims food manufacturers use to promote their products as being better choices than they really are.

Recycled and recyclable bread tags, launched by Tip Top

26 November, 2020

A 100% recycled and 100% recyclable cardboard bread tag has been launched in Australia today by Tip Top.

Cadbury removes plastic trays from chocolate boxes

25 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Cadbury Food Services

Cadbury's parent company Mondelēz International will remove all plastic trays from its adult selection boxes in the UK and Ireland this Christmas.

Food health star ratings can improve diets, study finds

23 November, 2020 | Supplied by: University of Melbourne

Evidence suggests the Health Star Rating (HSR) system can encourage manufacturers to improve product nutrition.

Ecofriendly fruit package finalist in sustainability award

18 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Curtin University

A WA researcher was a finalist in a sustainability award for his eco-friendly bioplastic films designed to prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.

Carton packaging: environmental study

18 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

The study findings show that if all of Australia's F&B products were in cartons, the impact of packaging on climate change could be reduced by up to 12 times.

Zehnder steps up sustainable packaging and TVP products

18 November, 2020

International packaging company Zehnder Technologies has announced its new range of textured vegetable protein (TVP) and sustainable packaging products.

Giving plastic packaging a digital identity for recycling

17 November, 2020

PACCOR has introduced digital identity to its plastic packaging solutions, enabling the correct identification of each package throughout the value chain.

Mars to use circular PP plastic model in pet food brands

17 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Mars Food Australia

Chemical manufacturer SABIC announced that its polypropylene (PP) film will be introduced in pet food brand packaging by pet food producer Mars, Incorporated.

KHS Innopack Kisters tray packers

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

Innopack Kisters tray packers enable cans of food and beverage to be wrapped in paper. 

Goglio VFFS Machine with block-bottom capability

12 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies has introduced the Goglio VFFS Machine with block-bottom capability to the coffee industry in Australia and New Zealand.

KM Packaging Mono-material polypropylene lidding films

12 November, 2020 | Supplied by: KM Packaging Services Ltd

KM Packaging has launched a range of mono-polymer material lidding films made from polypropylene (PP) that is designed for recyclability.

AIP invites members to packaging webinar

06 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has invited members and colleagues to its industry webinar.

Wool innovation that replaces polystyrene wins award

05 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Planet Protector Packaging

An Aussie business plans to eliminate polystyrene from supply chains using its sustainable thermal packaging solution made from waste wool.

Coca-Cola to make bottle from 100% recycled paper

04 November, 2020

The initial prototype will help achieve the company's goal to create a paper bottle that can be recycled like any other type of paper.

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