Packaging, labelling & coding > Consumables

FSANZ invites submissions on allergen labelling requirements

06 March, 2018

Consumers are forced to navigate their way through labelling claims and complex terminology, which can put their health at risk.


Milk drink packaging uses augmented reality

28 February, 2018

Yili Weikezi's milk drinks feature the voiceprint of singer Han Lu, with a different audio message for each of the four flavours.


Vegans call for better labelling on wine

12 February, 2018

Veganism is becoming more common, but this may pose a problem for wine-lovers as wine bottles rarely display the ingredients label.


Gastroporn: we eat first with our eyes

09 February, 2018

Food manufacturers must engage consumers with the right packaging if they want their products to be bought and tasted.


Nicholl Australia smoothwall aluminium tray range

07 February, 2018

Nicholl Australia's range of smoothwall aluminium trays is ovenable and grillable, and suitable for ready-to-cook meals such as meat, poultry, fish and vegetables.


WindJet AA727 air nozzles

01 February, 2018

The WindJet AA727 air nozzles generate an efficient and controlled flat fan air pattern for uniform spray distribution which results in produce being able to be dried quicker.


Packaged foods potentially dangerous for allergy sufferers

24 January, 2018

Even after steering clear of trigger foods and reading labels carefully, allergy sufferers in Australia may still be at risk of an anaphylaxis attack when consuming some prepackaged foods.


Owens-Illinois Global Design Book

15 January, 2018

Owens-Illinois has launched a Global Design Book to provide inspiration for brand owners and design agencies looking for fresh ideas in glass for their foods and beverages.


Coveris Rigid Polska Sushi To Go trays

10 January, 2018

Black sushi trays have been designed by Coveris Rigid Polska for Sushi To Go.


Nutritional labelling for sodium needs improvement

20 December, 2017

Researchers from the University of Georgia have suggested that nutrition labels on food are not effective in lowering the consumption of sodium.


More awareness needed on health risks of obesity

13 December, 2017

Food labelling, marketing and food policy initiatives could help reduce obesity rates and prevent negative health effects such as an increased risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.


Six companies sued for unlawful use of patented packaging

21 November, 2017

Windham Packaging LLC filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission after six companies used its patented breathable packaging without paying for it.


Woolies private label products to carry the new Australasian Recycling Label

16 November, 2017

Woolworths is implementing an evidence-based, standardised labelling system designed to minimise consumer confusion about recycling across is own brand range.


Analysing resistant starch as a fibre: call for submissions

24 October, 2017

Submissions are invited on an application to change the Food Standards Code to include a method of analysis for resistant starch (RS) as a fibre.


Fenugreen FreshPaper biodegradable paper

12 October, 2017

FreshPaper by Fenugreen is a small piece of biodegradable paper infused with a combination of organic spices, which is designed to keep fruit and vegetables fresh for up to two to four times longer.


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