Packaging, labelling & coding

Shifting to bigger bottles could reduce plastic waste

01 March, 2021

The US research found that a 20% shift in beverage sales from smaller bottles could result in more than 9000 tonnes of waste being saved annually.

Allergen labelling in plain English — changes to Code approved

25 February, 2021

On 25 February 2021, the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code was amended to introduce new requirements for the labelling of allergens in food.

Certified recycled polymers for Tetra Pak's cartons

24 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has announced the introduction of certified recycled polymers which have been integrated into its carton packaging.

Iggesund Paperboard Inverform food packaging tray

23 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Iggesund Paperboard

Iggesund Paperboard's Inverform is made for ready-made food packaging trays and is designed to be sustainable.

rPET bottle design inspired by Greenland

22 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

The bottles were produced by the company's patented Base Over Stroke System (BOSS).

Sustainable packaging solution for snack food range

16 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Parkside

Parkside designed a 100% recyclable PET tray and lid solution for a snack food maker.

Health Star Rating: diet cola healthier than fruit juice

15 February, 2021

Food regulators have voted to allow some juices to be given ratings as low as 2 stars while diet cola would be given 3 ½ stars.

Bookings open for AIP packaging training course

15 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is hosting a virtual packaging training course on 25 March.

Q&A: Sustainable packaging for liquid dairy products

11 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Syntegon Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd

Ilona Junker, Project Manager Sustainable Solutions at Syntegon Technology, explains why sustainability and product safety don't have to be mutually exclusive.

Innovia Films Propafilm Strata SLF packaging film

08 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Innovia Films Pty Ltd

The Innovia Films Propafilm Strata SLF high-speed barrier, chlorine-free film can provide shelf-life extension.

Pomona Everoll carton sealing tape machines

05 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Pomona Group Limited

The Everoll carton sealing machines using Pomona tapes are suitable for a wide range of carton sizes.

Virtual event: The new dimension of gluing

05 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

Green gluing processes specialist Robatech is holding a virtual event to launch its new product on 17, 18 and 23 March 2021.

TIPA and PerfoTec compostable packaging for fresh produce

05 February, 2021

Compostable packaging producer TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have partnered to create compostable packaging that is designed to extend the shelf life of fresh produce by up to two times.

Tetra Pak tackles sustainability through collaboration

04 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak has introduced a collaborative innovation model with its paperboard producers to tackle the sustainability challenges of the food packaging industry.

Entries open for PIDA awards

03 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Entries are now open for the 2021 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand.

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