Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

Best Before, food waste reduction and bottom lines

25 May, 2018 by Janette Woodhouse

Tesco's has announced that it is removing 'Best Before' dates on nearly 70 selected fruit and vegetable lines to "help cut down on food waste".

Jet Technologies cask for beverages and liquid products

09 May, 2018

Jet Technologies' cask is suitable for all types of drinks and offers a high preservation quality.

Ball develops colourful can lids

01 May, 2018

Ball Corporation's Cameo End Printing allows customers to differentiate their product from competitors by brightening up the lids on their recyclable aluminium cans from Ball.

Tetra Pak turns to paper straws

01 May, 2018

In an attempt to address the issue of plastic waste, Tetra Pak is working to replace plastic straws used in its small drinks cartons with paper ones.

Consumers drink more when alcoholic drinks labelled as low strength

30 April, 2018

A study found the lower the alcohol strength labelled on the drink, the higher the total amount of drink consumed.

Australian coffee cups win international awards

26 April, 2018

Australian-owned paper and board manufacturer Detpak has been recognised for its new series of hot cups at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo in Seattle.

Gualapack sustainable flexible packaging solutions

23 April, 2018

The Australian Pouch Company is working with Gualapack to offer a comprehensive range of sustainable flexible packaging solutions.

Brewers call for pregnancy warnings on all alcoholic beverages

23 April, 2018

The Brewers Association of Australia has been proactive in adopting pregnancy warning labels and is now criticising others' delay in following suit.

Gualapack bio-based spouts and caps

23 April, 2018

Gualapack has developed a range of spouts and caps made exclusively of bio-sourced polymers.

Woolcool insulated packaging for temperature-sensitive goods

17 April, 2018

Made of 100% sheep's wool, a renewable resource that is biodegradable, sustainable and compostable, Woolcool's insulated packaging product can be used for transporting temperature-sensitive goods such as food, beverages, veterinary and human pharmaceuticals.

Riviana benefits from packaging design service

16 April, 2018

Task recently worked with Riviana to rebrand the Always Fresh line of products, halving the time from the previous process and at half the budgeted spend.

Bonson-Savpac 110 mL portion cup

11 April, 2018

Bonson-Savpac designed the 110 mL portion cup to satisfy 'hot fill and chill' products for both foodservice and retail applications.

Packing poultry

03 April, 2018 by Pat Aparo, Advanta

Innovative packaging solutions will foster 24% growth in the poultry industry in the next decade.

Omniverse Foster Packaging Group Jar Shaped Pouches

30 March, 2018

Omniverse Foster Packaging Group's Jar Shaped Pouches allow products to stand out on the shelf.

WHO to investigate threat of plastic in water

28 March, 2018

A study has revealed that 93% of bottled water has signs of microplastic contamination — so what are the dangers of consuming it?

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