Packaging, labelling & coding

Improving the shelf life of avocados, eco-plastic film research

14 November, 2019

Curtin researchers have developed eco-friendly films that can prolong the shelf life of fruits such as avocados and provide environmental benefits.


Barcoding and labelling toolkit launched

07 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Matthews Australasia Pty Ltd

Matthews Australasia has launched free online barcoding and labelling training tools designed to help manufacturers produce quality barcodes.


Impacts of GMO labels on fresh produce demand

06 November, 2019

As the US prepares for its new GMO food labelling laws, research shows that the labels have a halo effect on unlabelled fresh produce.


Esko Australia, CT Pack packaging solutions for bakery and biscuits

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

CT Pack provides full turnkey packaging lines starting from the individual unwrapped product to case packing.


Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators

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

Label Power Primera colour label printers and label applicators are designed to make in-house label production easy.


Clean-packaging trends of 2019

29 October, 2019

From see-through packaging to improved supply chains, GlobalData has released the top APAC clean-packaging trends for 2019.


KHS wide-neck PET containers for hot filling

24 October, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

KHS has developed wide-neck PET containers suitable for hot filling. The containers are lightweight and provide an alternative to glass.


Don't get scrambled over eggs

18 October, 2019

A method has been developed in Europe to detect fraud in egg labels; while in Australia there are calls to phase out caged eggs.


ABAC calls for more responsible packaging practices

16 October, 2019

After a notable increase in packaging complaints, the ABAC is calling for more responsible packaging practices from alcohol producers.


Proseal GTR rotary machine and GT4s tray sealer

14 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

The Proseal range of tray sealing solutions includes the GTR semi-automatic rotary machine and the fully automatic, high-throughput GT4s tray sealer.


Multifunctional filler for Moon Dog Craft Brewery

11 October, 2019 | Supplied by: GEA Group

Australian-owned Moon Dog Craft Brewery is integrating the GEA Visitron Filler All-In-One for glass bottles and cans into its new plant in Melbourne.  


Unwrapping sweet packaging trends at ProSweets Cologne

10 October, 2019

ProSweets Cologne 2020 will explore a range of future packaging trends for sweets and snacks, such as sustainability and the digitalisation of packaging.


Bottling technology uses less plastic at Coca-Cola Amatil

08 October, 2019

Coca-Cola Amatil has introduced a new bottling line in Indonesia to produce lightweight plastic bottles coated with a thin layer of glass.


G. Mondini Paperseal packaging system

03 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Select Equip

G. Mondini's Paperseal tray packaging system utilises ZERO technology to reduce plastic waste from paperboard trays by up to 80%, according to the company.


Plain packaging could cost beverage industry $300 billion

03 October, 2019

Drinks companies worldwide could lose $300 billion if plain packaging regulations are mandated, according to a report released by Brand Finance.


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