Packaging, labelling & coding

Pay rise strikes to scramble Australian egg supplies

28 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Huhtamaki Australia Pty Ltd

This Friday's strikes will affect the packaging of 7.5 million eggs across Australia, disrupting supply to supermarkets and cafes.

Krones helps Bundaberg install in-house canning line

27 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

Australian brewer and soft drink producer Bundaberg has installed its first in-house canning line using the Craftmate filler from Krones.

ProSweets Cologne 2021 confectionery tradeshow to go ahead

26 October, 2020

The supplier tradefair will exhibit companies with the latest innovations and progress regarding sustainable and digital packing concepts.

Leuze GSX14E two-in-one fork sensor

22 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The GSX 14E – sensor from Leuze is a two-in-one fork sensor suitable for packaging and labelling machine manufacturers.

Pringles can set for eco makeover

21 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Kellogg (Aust) Pty Ltd

The current tube is made up of foil, paper board, metal and plastic, making it difficult to be recycled through the existing household recycling system.

Pact Group and Fonterra unveil plant-based milk bottle

20 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Pact Group Pty Ltd (Visy Industrial Packaging)

The 2 L Anchor bottle is to be made from natural materials and be 100% kerbside recyclable.

Recycle soft plastic from home using pouch innovation

19 October, 2020 | Supplied by: o.f pack

PREP Design, in partnership with O F Packaging, has developed a system to recycle some soft plastics through the existing kerbside recycling system.

High number of breaches on alcohol packaging standards

12 October, 2020

"... most of the breaches relating to the prohibition on alcohol packaging having strong or evident appeal to under 18s."

Mondi wins awards for sustainable food packaging

08 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Global packaging and paper manufacturer Mondi has been recognised in this year's Austrian Green Star Packaging Awards for two recent sustainable packaging innovations.

How COVID-19 is impacting global supply chains, webinar

07 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The interactive webinar will include a global panel of experts who will discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the global packaging supply chains.

BioGone landfill-biodegradable bubble wrap

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Biogone

As plastic mounts up in landfills, BioGone has now introduced an environmentally friendly bubble wrap that will still offer the same level of protection and quality.

Purina launches recyclable pet food packaging

01 October, 2020

Purina launched its recyclable plastic wet pet food packaging in September.

2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference: Virtual Edition

30 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

With 70 speakers from seven countries over four days, the virtual edition of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference is running from 27 to 30 October.

Need for better seafood labels and tighter laws — AMCS

28 September, 2020

Marine conservationists say that threatened and endangered fish species are ending up on our dinner plates in Australia.

Ingredients labelling: keep it clear

23 September, 2020

A recent survey has revealed that consumers are less likely to buy products if they contain ingredients on the label that they don't recognise.

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