Packaging, labelling & coding

Health messages on alcohol labels ignored by young drinkers

31 July, 2019

Researchers revealed that only half of young alcohol drinkers recall seeing health warnings on alcohol packaging.


A targeted shift towards sustainable packaging

25 July, 2019 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Nerida Kelton provides some advice on how businesses should be preparing to meet Australia's 2025 National Packaging Targets.


Clean and clear labelling now the norm

24 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Innova Market Insights

Clean labels are dominating the food and beverage industries, as they cater to increasing consumer demand for healthier alternatives.


Reducing food waste with standardised expiry date labels

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Standardising expiry date labels and implementing traceability software could greatly reduce food wastage in the food and beverage industry.


Dairy milk vs plant-based milk label debate gains traction

22 July, 2019

Australian Dairy Farmers are lobbying the federal government over plant-based dairy products labelled as 'milk' products.


FoodTech Qld to show CPS SIAT packaging equipment

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Contract Packaging Systems

FoodTech Qld will showcase the SIAT semiautomatic stretch wrapper and the S8/4 case sealer from 28–30 July.


ADM Packaging Technology ADM-W400 washdown VFFS machine

19 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

The ADM-W400 is a washdown vertical fill, form and seal machine that has a maximum speed of 80 bags/min.


Traffic light labels on food products to reverse obesity?

16 July, 2019

A recent study reveals traffic light labels on food products in cafeterias help employees make consistent healthy choices, potentially reversing rising obesity. 


Craft beer company rocks with new can filler

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Due to increasing demand for craft beer, Magic Rock in the UK extended its production facilities to include a KHS Innofill Can C can filler.


Sustainable paper concept for portion packaging

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Bosch

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs are revealing a formable paper packaging solution that could provide a sustainable alternative for portion packs.


Highgate Stallion High-Speed Strapping Machines range

05 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Highgate Group

Highgate is launching the Stallion High-Speed Strapping Machine range at the FoodTech Qld Exhibition.


Sidel X-LITE Still 500 mL PET bottle

04 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

The X-LITE Still from Sidel is a 500 mL PET packaging solution for non-pressurised still water.


Water producer splashes out on new bottling technology

04 July, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Armenian mineral water producer Jermuk Group has invested in a series of technologies from KHS to expand its PET and glass water bottling capacity.


High lead levels found in glass bottles

02 July, 2019

Research conducted at the University of Plymouth has discovered potentially harmful levels of toxic elements in the bottles and enamelled decorations of beer, wine and spirits.


Eriez PolyMag Metal and X-ray Detectable Plastic Additives

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd

Eriez's PolyMag additives impart metal detectability, X-ray contrast and magnetic susceptibility into plastic mouldings to prevent plastic contaminated food products from reaching the consumer.


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