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​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 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 Product 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.

Multisteps Industries meat and seafood trays

06 August, 2021

Multisteps Industries has introduced a range of meat and seafood trays, which is compatible with all leading tray sealing platforms.

Paper alternative for blister tablet packaging wins award

30 July, 2021

Syntegon and Huhtamaki develop a sustainable paper alternative to plastic blisters for tablets and capsules, which has won a German Packaging Award.

The importance of wine closure selection

29 July, 2021

Different wines are suited to different wine closures, and the selection of closures can have an impact on a wine’s taste, quality and shelf-life.

Paper bag developed for Irish spuds

27 July, 2021

Mondi collaborated with a food packaging specialist to develop an innovative paper bag with a bio-based coating for potatoes.

Serving up aluminium-free paper-based packaging

23 July, 2021

Mondi and Unilever have jointly developed a recyclable, paper-based packaging solution for one of Unilever's UK food brands.

Packaging as a marketing tool

20 July, 2021 by Nerida Kelton MAIP Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); Vice President – Save Food Packaging & Food Waste – World Packaging Organisation (WPO)

For packaging to stand out it needs to be 'different' and innovative. Take a look at a couple of 'Marketing Design of the Year' category finalists for PIDA 2021.

Absortech Groups Absorpole shipping desiccant

19 July, 2021

The Absorpole from Absortech Groups is a carbon-neutral desiccant, which is suitable for use in containers being transported.

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