Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

ACCC concerned about OxoPak's certification trademarks

26 November, 2018

The ACCC is proposing to reject OxoPak's application for four certification trademarks for certain biodegradable plastics over concerns they are misleading for consumers.

Impact Labels certified to provide labels for Coles

16 November, 2018

Impact Labels, which uses Jet Technologies' UV flexographic printing solutions, has become one of two national suppliers approved to provide labels for Coles Supermarkets.

Fonterra turns milk bottles into fence posts

14 November, 2018

New Zealand farms will soon be improving their on-farm sustainability in an unusual and innovative way, by using Anchor Light Proof milk bottles as fence posts.

Pillar Technologies comes to Australia

06 November, 2018

Pillar Technologies, manufacturer of induction sealing systems, has launched in Australia and New Zealand, stating it now has a complete global and service team.

Jet Technologies Entice range of soft touch films

06 November, 2018

Jet Technologies has announced its Entice range of soft touch films for consumer product labels that are designed to add a sense of luxury.

It wasn't me! Actually it was

16 October, 2018

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 clean-ups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents according to the Break Free From Plastic movement.

5 characteristics of a highly effective label

01 October, 2018

It only takes two and a half seconds to make a purchasing decision — so understanding the key characteristics of highly effective labels is essential.

Sealstrip FreshPak and Peel&Seal resealable packaging

01 October, 2018

Result Group provides an easy and proven method to deliver a more sustainable packaging via the Sealstrip FreshPak and Peel&Seal retrofit applicators and pressure-sensitive tapes.

Scientists warn BPA substitutes are not safe

19 September, 2018

A recent paper has revealed BPA and its replacements can cause similar problems in mice, and likely humans, for up to three generations.

Wine drinkers say cork is king

17 September, 2018

In a blind taste test, consumers rated the same wine as superior when they believed it was closed with a natural cork as opposed to a screw cap or a synthetic cork.

Coca-Cola Amatil's Aussie manufacturing success story

10 September, 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has launched the Australian-made SyLon Sports closure for Powerade bottles.

Slippery packaging to reduce food waste

05 September, 2018

Researchers wicked vegetable oils into the surfaces of common extruded plastics to help remove sticky foods.

Beer brewery ditches plastic for cardboard

04 September, 2018

Cascade is the first of the Carlton & United Breweries brands to discontinue the use of plastic six-pack ring packaging on its cans.

Predicting more accurate milk 'sell-by' dates

30 August, 2018

Scientists have created a predictive model that examines the emergence of spore-forming bacteria in milk and could replace 'sell-by' dates.

Support for tax on plastic food packaging

28 August, 2018

Research has revealed that 52% of UK consumers and 33% of US consumers are in favour of a tax on all plastic food packaging.

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