Packaging, labelling & coding

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.

OKI PRO series colour label printers

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The 4-colour and 4-colour plus white LED Toner OKI PRO series colour label printers are available from Label Power.

Mondi recyclable polypropylene film

28 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

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

ADM-DP3 series pre-made pouch packaging machine

26 June, 2019 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

The ADM-DP30 is designed to pack pre-made pouches and the ADM-DP31 to pack pre-made coffee gusset bags.

1 in 3 seafood products are mislabelled or fraudulent, expert reveals

20 June, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

Seafood expert reveals why 30% of seafood products are mislabelled or fraudulent — and the implications for industry.

Meet Millie: glass bottle boosts nutritional understanding

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: O-I Asia Pacific

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.

'Sniff test' technology for meat and fish products

07 June, 2019

Researchers say food freshness sensors that cost only a few cents could help detect spoilage in packaged meat and fish products.

Jet Technologies SUBR F7 biodegradable wine cork

03 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

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 | Supplied by: Advanta

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.

WITT-Gasetechnik OXYBABY 6.0 gas analyser

28 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Niche Gas Products

The OXYBABY 6.0 gas analyser now available with a Micro SD card, which makes data export and memory expansion easier.

Manufacturing process designed to keep food fresh wins packaging award

24 May, 2019

A large-scale manufacturing process to improve food packaging and keep groceries fresher for longer has received a packaging industry award in the US.

Trident chewing gum packaging

23 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Synergy Packaging Pty Ltd

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.

Reliable ready meals

23 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Ready meal manufacturer Rowan Foods has replaced some of its older equipment with machines from tray sealing specialist Proseal to maintain reliable production.

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