Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

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.

Shrimple solution: making packaging from crustacean waste

13 February, 2020

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.

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.

Recyclable packaging solution for dry soup powder range

11 February, 2020

Unilever has collaborated with packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene mono-material pouch for the Knorr dry soup powder range.

Star Stuff Group sustainable packaging solutions

01 February, 2020

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.

Dual ovenable lidding film market to continue rising

31 January, 2020

Future Market Insights has predicted an increase in demand from food manufacturers for dual ovenable lidding films, due to their packing convenience and safety.

Food packaging that's good enough to eat

31 January, 2020 by American Chemical Society

Edible films and wrappers that are made from food are starting to attract attention from larger food and beverage companies.

Antimicrobial film created to stop pathogens in packaged meat

24 January, 2020

Penn State has created a composite film fused with an antimicrobial that is slowly released to kill pathogens such as Salmonella in packaged meats.

Sumol+Compal Tetra Stelo Aseptic carton

20 January, 2020

The Tetra Stelo Aseptic juice carton is recyclable and features an ergonomic design for ease of handling.

Mitsubishi AGELESS OMAC oxygen absorber

18 December, 2019

The Mitsubishi AGELESS oxygen absorber satchet is now also available in a film form OMAC version that is suitable for pouches and liquids.

Pilot plant for bio-based barrier material for packaging

13 December, 2019

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.

Eurotub tub and lid range

29 November, 2019

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.

Redesigning your packaging with the 5Rs

26 November, 2019 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO)

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are the three most important of the 5Rs when it comes to redesigning packaging to reduce environmental impacts.

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