Packaging, labelling & coding

Is energy harvesting the future of smart packaging?

29 August, 2023

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University are leading the development of a 'smart packaging' system for real-time monitoring.


Krones water bottle wins sustainability prize

21 August, 2023

Krones' ShoulderFlex bottle has won this year's German Packaging Prize in the 'Sustainability' category, with the ultimate deciding factor being its weight of 5.9 g.


Amcor, Mondelēz International and Licella partner to promote circular economy

17 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Leaders in the packaging value chain have joined forces to further advance a circular economy for plastic packaging in Australia.


Rosemount CT4215 packaging leak detection system

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Rosemount CT4215 is an inline system that tests food and beverage product packages going through production lines to provide seal integrity.


FSANZ calls for comment on alcohol bottle labels

25 July, 2023

FSANZ has called for comment on a proposal to clarify the requirements for making nutrition content claims about carbohydrate and sugar on alcoholic beverages.


AIP packaging forum and training course alongside Foodtech PackTech 2023

21 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

After an extended hiatus due to the pandemic, AIP will be back in person hosting an extensive range of educational programs alongside of FoodTech PackTech 2023


Advanced Packaging Systems processing and packaging equipment supplier

20 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Advanced Packaging Systems Ltd

A range of processing and packaging equipment can be viewed on the APS stand at Foodtech Packtech 2023.


Food packaging tray circularity initiative in Australia

20 July, 2023 | Supplied by: SEE

Claimed as an Aussie-first collaboration, SEE and ExxonMobil have joined forces on an advanced recycling initiative to generate value from food-grade plastics.


Cardboard substitute for shipping sauces and seasonings

17 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

A food manufacturer was searching for a sustainable alternative to stainless steel shipping containers for its flavourful products and discovered a cardboard-based solution.


Paper packaging being trialled for noodle cups

17 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Unilever Food Solutions

Pot Noodle, a UK instant hot snack brand, is trialling a recyclable paper pot made with FSC-certified paper, with the aim of switching its entire range to it.


Sprite's green bottles go clear in Australia, for easier recycling

14 July, 2023

Coca-Cola Australia is switching its Sprite green plastic bottles to clear plastic, making them easier to recycle into new bottles locally.


US to strengthen rules for animal-based claims on food labels

12 July, 2023

Animal-based food products come packaged with an array of labels, such as organic, natural or grass-fed, which can cause confusion for consumers.


Dating dilemma: date labels could be causing food waste

07 July, 2023

A new study suggests 50% of consumers decide to pour perfectly good milk down the drain based solely on a glance at the date label, so what's the answer?


Truthful yet misleading: a US consumer study of packaging labels

04 July, 2023

Researchers have found that many US consumers assume that food labelled as "low-fat" also contains less sugar.


Leuze LS25CI through-beam photoelectric sensors

01 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze LS25CI sensors are able to transilluminate any type of packaging film, including dark, metallised films, and detect products inside.


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