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.
Recyclable PVC (vinyl) can provide benefits as a food packaging material but re-use presents challenges, the Vinyl Council of Australia discusses solutions.
Australian Grape & Wine has criticised FSANZ over its mandatory pregnancy warning labels for wine, as they could cost the wine industry thousands.
Prawn punnets and crab cling wrap could soon be a reality thanks to a plastic alternative innovation made from crustacean waste by three young Australian entrepreneurs.
Resealable packaging provides myriad benefits and is an important Save Food Packaging criteria, explains Nerida Kelton, Executive Director at AIP.
Unilever has collaborated with packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene mono-material pouch for the Knorr dry soup powder range.
The Star Stuff Group has a range of sustainable packaging solutions that are 100% recyclable, 100% compostable and can be custom designed to user requirements.
Future Market Insights has predicted an increase in demand from food manufacturers for dual ovenable lidding films, due to their packing convenience and safety.
Edible films and wrappers that are made from food are starting to attract attention from larger food and beverage companies.
Penn State has created a composite film fused with an antimicrobial that is slowly released to kill pathogens such as Salmonella in packaged meats.
The Tetra Stelo Aseptic juice carton is recyclable and features an ergonomic design for ease of handling.
The Mitsubishi AGELESS oxygen absorber satchet is now also available in a film form OMAC version that is suitable for pouches and liquids.
The pilot plant is being built to enable the production of bio-based plastics as a barrier in transparent packaging, which could interest the food and beverage industry.
The Eurotub tub and lid range comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from 250 to 1000 g. The tubs are lightweight for product protection and ease of use.
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are the three most important of the 5Rs when it comes to redesigning packaging to reduce environmental impacts.