Packaging, labelling & coding

Canned wine could disrupt wine market

09 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Global Data

GlobalData has predicted that canned wine could disrupt the on-the-go wine market in the UK as sustainability, health, wellness and moderation trends prevail.

StePac resealable standing pouches

08 March, 2021 | Supplied by: J-Tech Systems Pty Ltd

StePac standing resealable pouches are made using the company's Xgo atmosphere/modified humidity (MA/MH) technology.

Freddo continues fight to help endangered frogs

02 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Cadbury

Cadbury has announced it is changing the packaging of its Freddo chocolate brand to help raise awareness for Australian endangered frogs.

AIP hosts packaging innovations webinar

02 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has partnered with Informa Markets and ProPak to host a free webinar featuring packaging innovations on 10 March 2021.

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.

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.

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