Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

Amcor provides creative packaging for turkey snack range

18 May, 2020

Amcor has provided flexible packaging for Butterball; the design of the packaging improves the visibility of the products in the packaging, and is anti-fog.


Ecolean wins gold at 2020 PIDA packaging awards

15 May, 2020

Ecolean together with Bannister Downs Dairy received two gold awards at the 2020 PIDA awards for its packaging innovation.


Nespresso and Amcor win award for aluminium coffee capsule

13 May, 2020

The EAFA has awarded the Alufoil Trophy in the resource efficiency category to Nespresso and Amcor, for their ASI aluminium coffee capsule.


Alcohol warning labels increase awareness of drinking harms

05 May, 2020

A series of Canadian studies has found that alcohol bottles with warning labels may inform consumers about the risks of alcohol consumption and reduce their drinking.


BioGone landfill-biodegradable cling wrap

04 May, 2020

Landfill-biodegradable cling wrap from BioGone will allow the film to be biodegraded away when disposed to a landfill-type environment.


Alba Cheese achieves environmental benefits using BioGone stretch wrap

04 May, 2020

Local Italian cheese manufacturer Alba Cheese uses BioGone stretch wrap that is designed to biodegrade when sent to a landfill.


Soft plastics: follow the Red recycled road

27 April, 2020 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO)

Nerida Kelton from the Australian Institute of Packaging takes us on journey from soft plastics to the Red recycled road.


Confoil DP6060 Dualpak paperboard deep ready-meals tray

09 April, 2020

Suitable for chilled, frozen or hot contents, Dualpak's paperboard is specifically designed for freezing and reheating and can safely be used in the microwave or oven.


Cadbury unveils its 'new look' chocolate packaging

09 April, 2020

Cadbury has unveiled its new packaging for both Cadbury and Cadbury Dairy Milk, starting with its Marble range in Australia.


Foodmach joins the fight against COVID-19

07 April, 2020

Foodmach has been recruited to build equipment that will enable an Australian manufacturer of surgical masks to increase production by 2500%.


SA packaging company to make 145 million masks

06 April, 2020

Packaging manufacturer Detmold Group will make millions of respirator and surgical masks to help the state's health workers battle COVID-19.


Nestlé rolls out recyclable baby food pouch

09 March, 2020

As part of its goal to make its packaging 100% recyclable or re-usable by 2025, baby food brand Gerber has introduced a single-material pouch in the US.


Talking about recyclable PVC for food packaging

27 February, 2020

Recyclable PVC (vinyl) can provide benefits as a food packaging material but re-use presents challenges, the Vinyl Council of Australia discusses solutions.


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.


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)

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


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