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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.


AUSPACK 2019 was biggest event yet

11 April, 2019

AUSPACK 2019, which wrapped up in Melbourne at the end of March, has been hailed as a success, with a 25% increase in the number of visitors to nearly 8000.


Health claims on kids' food are confusing

08 April, 2019

Researchers are calling for stricter regulations on food product labelling and marketing in the children's food market to avoid confusion and reduce the rising rates of childhood obesity.


KHS FreshSafe PET technology

29 March, 2019

KHS's FreshSafe PET technology offers a wafer-thin protective layer of chemically pure glass on the inside wall of the PET container.


Dolav DFLC large pallet box

25 March, 2019

Dolav Plastic Products has developed the Dolav DFLC, a large pallet box that can be disassembled into five components — four sides and a base — and folded flat when empty.


Improving the shelf life of raspberries

18 March, 2019

Food scientists are researching packaging and processing methods using the latest technologies to improve the shelf life of the delicate raspberry. 


Undeclared allergens main culprit of recalls

15 March, 2019

Of the 100 Australian food recalls in 2018, 46 were due to undeclared allergens, according to data from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).


Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package

14 March, 2019

The dimensions of the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube package have been designed to allow every six packages to form a cube, optimising the use of space in distribution and storage.


Volpak Standcap pouch packaging technology

14 March, 2019

The Volpak Standcap lightweight, inverted convenience pouch solution can be used for a variety of products, including dairy creamy products, sauces and condiments.


Fonts count for healthy food perception

26 February, 2019

The font used in menus and labels can convey a lot more than just the words.


Europe relooking at phthalates in food contact materials

26 February, 2019

EFSA is launching a public consultation on the draft update of its 2005 risk assessments of five phthalates that can be used in food contact items.


Brambles to sell its re-usable plastic containers business

25 February, 2019

Brambles has announced plans to sell its IFCO re-usable plastic containers business for US$2.51 billion.


Nestlé joins initiative to build compostable to-go cup

25 February, 2019

As part of the NextGen Cup Challenge, Nestlé is joining forces with other industry partners to help build a fully recyclable, compostable fibre cup.


Jet Technologies aseptic packaging solution for long-life food

22 February, 2019

Jet Technologies has released an aseptic packaging solution designed to maximise the storage and shelf life of thermally sterilised food products.


Anderson Wholesale Packaging’s EZY BREATHE Stretch

20 February, 2019

EZY BREATHE Stretch is used like conventional film but its reinforced vent holes allows air to circulate inside the pallet.


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