Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

A targeted shift towards sustainable packaging

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

Nerida Kelton provides some advice on how businesses should be preparing to meet Australia's 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Traffic light labels on food products to reverse obesity?

16 July, 2019

A recent study reveals traffic light labels on food products in cafeterias help employees make consistent healthy choices, potentially reversing rising obesity. 

Packaging with built-in preservatives

01 July, 2019

As consumers demand a reduction in food additives, Cornell University research is underway to improve 'active packaging' that reduces the need for preservatives.

Mondi recyclable polypropylene film

28 June, 2019

Mondi has created a recyclable polypropylene film that is suitable for the thermoforming of flexible films for modified atmosphere packaging and vacuum packaging.

Meet Millie: glass bottle boosts nutritional understanding

17 June, 2019

Millie is a 250 mL glass bottle designed to contain precisely two servings of fruit in the form of no sugar added fruit juice.

Common ergonomic errors in food packaging

11 June, 2019 by Miguel Campos, Advanta

From opening to serving, the ergonomics of food packaging can sometimes be the difference between a product's failure and success.

Jet Technologies SUBR F7 biodegradable wine cork

03 June, 2019

Jet Technologies, in partnership with Vinventions, has released the SUBR F7 biodegradable wine cork.

Fixing the flaws of food health star ratings

03 June, 2019 by Nichola Murphy

Research has revealed that Australia's Health Star Rating system is flawed, as products high in salt, sugar and fat score too highly due to loopholes in the algorithm.

Shoppers want convenience, not sustainability

29 May, 2019 by Miguel Campos, Export Sales Manager

As supermarket giant Tesco axes fresh food counters at 90 of its stores, Miguel Campos at Advanta explains why this isn’t a demonstration of cutting costs, but adapting to customer needs.

Trident chewing gum packaging

23 May, 2019

A chewing gum package was designed for Mondelēz International using the 100 mL Pharma bottle from RPC Market Rasen and the Pharma Secure closure from RPC Massmould.

Select Equip sustainable packaging solutions

13 May, 2019

Select Equip and its suppliers have been focusing on sustainability for the last few years, introducing flexible, innovative packaging systems that have been developed by engineers to reduce scrap waste, weigh accurately and package efficiently.

Jet Technologies recyclable sparkling wine hoods

06 May, 2019

The Jet Technologies recyclable sparkling wine hood is made from 100% biocompatible material.

Busting the myth about microwaving aluminium

25 April, 2019 by Miguel Campos, Advanta

Miguel Campos of food packaging supplier Advanta explains how to safely use aluminium packaging in a household microwave.

SIG aseptic cartons using ASI-certified aluminium foil

24 April, 2019

SIG is now using foil certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) for its aseptic carton packs.

Smart packaging designed to leave nothing behind

18 April, 2019 by Alan Adams, Sustainability Director, APAC

The food packaging industry is busy redesigning, reinventing and challenging the status quo in order to develop smarter packaging.

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