Packaging, labelling & coding

New heights for bottled water

28 July, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Packaged water in Uganda is climbing to ever new heights using KHS technology and optimised PET bottles.

FoodTrack nutrient labelling database now online

24 July, 2020

FoodTrack is now available on an online platform that is designed to help Australian food manufacturers analyse market trends and opportunities.

Packserv making packaging machines in Australia

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Packserv Pty Ltd

Packserv Manufacturing will launch onto the Australian market with 26 new packaging machines manufactured in Sydney, Australia.

Proseal has pet food market sealed

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Proseal's tray sealing technology is helping pet food manufacturers meet rising consumer demands for high-quality products and packaging.

Pregnancy warning label will be mandatory

20 July, 2020

Australian and New Zealand food ministers approved a mandatory pregnancy label recommended by FSANZ on Friday in a vote that was split 6–4.

Plastics Technology: Polymers & Recycling training course

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Registrations are open for the 'New World of Plastics Technology: Polymers & Recycling' training course, to be held on 11 August 2020.

Barrier-coated paperboard: an alternative to plastic tray packaging

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Iggesund Paperboard

Replacing the plastic tray in food packaging with a combination of paperboard and plastic could reduce the tray's climate impact by about 80%.

Flexible packaging to meet the meal kit demand

08 July, 2020

Rising demand for at-home meal kits during the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the gourmet food industry to turn to single-serve flexible packaging.

KM Packaging mono material lidding film

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: KM Packaging Services Ltd

Particularly relevant to the meat, poultry, fish and seafood markets, the KM Packaging mono polymer lidding films are suitable for all food tray types.

KHS Innofill DRS ECO variant glass filler

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Efficient and environmentally friendly, the KHS Innofill glass DRS ECO variant bottle filler can bottle beer, mixed beer beverages, cider and soft drinks.

Keeping it zipped: growth in resealable flexible packaging

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Zip-Pak Pty Ltd

Zip-Pak has been offering reclosure/reseal solutions for flexible packaging for many years and it believes some could even help to solve waste challenges.

Allergen labelling errors: call for stricter packaging rules

23 June, 2020

Packaging and labelling errors on food products are causing too many allergic reactions and rules need to tighten, according to a University of Melbourne researcher.

Robatech SpeedStar Compact hot-melt adhesive application head

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

The SpeedStar Compact hot-melt adhesive application head from Robatech has small installation dimensions and provides speed and high precision over its service life.

Seed packing machine to improve productivity

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

A seed packing machine has been designed using Rockwell automation technology to help seed manufacturers meet demands, provide traceability and reduce manual handling.

DNA barcodes to track food provenance

09 June, 2020

Researchers have developed DNA-barcoded microbial spores that can be used for tagging and tracking agricultural products from their point of origin.

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