Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

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

17 January, 2022

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

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

Avoid leaving a bitter aftertaste

27 October, 2021

Before restaurateurs and fresh food providers charge ahead choosing an e-commerce packaging solution, there are a few considerations to keep in mind.

Henkel Technomelt Supra 7220 PS Easyflow palletising adhesive packaging format

22 October, 2021

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.

Henkel Technomelt Supra 90 hot melt adhesive

22 October, 2021

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

​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)

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...

Environmental and efficiency benefits of low temperature adhesives

01 October, 2021

Increasingly, consumers are concerned about the environmental consequences of packaging, with many consumers preferring sustainable, eco-friendly options.

Refined banana fibre alternative for moulded food packaging

29 September, 2021

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

Cadbury to transition to recycled packaging

17 September, 2021

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

Elliot Absorbent Products UniDry absorbency pads  

16 September, 2021

Elliott Absorbent Products has developed a thin high-absorbent range of sealed edge pads for fresh meat and fish.

Airnov Aroma-Can drop-in canisters

03 September, 2021

Airnov's active packaging range has been expanded with new flavours of Aroma-Can drop-in canisters.

Lion to shrink its plastic usage on beer packaging

02 September, 2021

Australasian brewer Lion has pledged to eliminate plastic shrink-wrap from beer packaging within two years and transition away from plastic labels on beer bottles within the next decade.

DW Reusables Bottlebee reusable bottlebridge

23 August, 2021

DW Reusables' Bottlebee is a reusable bottlebridge designed to reduce waste and emissions.

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