Packaging, labelling & coding

PepsiCo ANZ recyclable snack packaging and local program

03 May, 2021

Alongside committing to 100% recyclable packaging across its entire snack range, PepsiCo ANZ has launched a community waste program with Clean Up Australia.

Zip-Pak Soft-Crush zippers

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Zip-Pak Pty Ltd

Due to the development of eco-friendly and heat-sensitive films, Zip-Pak has introduced a range of zipper options suitable to be used with such structures.

Ishida Weigh Price Labeller (WPL-AI)

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

The Ishida Weigh Price Labeller (WPL-AI) is a specialist machine for labelling packed products which are priced by weight.

New partnership to make RFID tags more affordable

27 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Result Group

Product packaging supplier Result Group has announced it has partnered with global smart packaging solutions provider Talkin' Things.

Australasian Recycling Label Program welcomes 500th member

21 April, 2021 | Supplied by: APCO Australasia Headquarters

The growth comes after the Australian Government committed to work with the industry to apply the ARL on at least 80% of supermarket products by December 2023.

Government plans to phase out eight types of plastic by 2025

21 April, 2021

Australian national environment ministers have agreed to phase out eight 'problematic and unnecessary' plastic product types by 2025.

Result Group FreshTag time-temperature indicator (TTI) labels

20 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Result Group

Result Group will distribute the FreshTag time-temperature indicator (TTI) labels that signpost the freshness of food with easy-to-read colour codes.

Smarties switches to recyclable paper packaging

14 April, 2021

While some Smarties packs sold in Australia are already in paper, the change sees all plastic packaging replaced with new recyclable packaging.

Insight reports for Save Food Packaging design

13 April, 2021 by Nerida Kelton MAIP Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) Vice President Sustainability & Save Food – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) Save Food Packaging design project has released two stakeholder industry insight reports.

Switching to in-house PET bottle production

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Willowton Group in South Africa has increased its production volumes and updated the packaging of its sunflower oil brand using Sidel's expertise in PET blowing and packaging design.

Students turn peanut waste into packaging

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Monash University

A student-led design that turns leftover peanut husks into packaging has won a global award for sustainable innovative packaging.

Food recalls still on the rise due to undeclared allergens

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ has revealed another sharp increase in the number of food recalls, with cases of undeclared allergens reaching record levels at the end of last year.

50 years since the beginnings of the barcode

06 April, 2021 | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

It has been 50 years since the numbers behind the humble barcode were invented. Now, the next generation of barcodes is on the horizon.

Mars and Danimer Scientific create biodegradable packaging

25 March, 2021

The initiative will be first rolled out through the Skittles brand to US consumers between late 2021 and early 2022.

Bookings open for AIP beverage packaging training course

23 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The training course aims to provide the winning recipe in developing beverage packaging to lead in the marketplace.

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