Packaging, labelling & coding

Lion to shrink its plastic usage on beer packaging

02 September, 2021

Australasian brewer Lion has pledged to eliminate plastic shrink-wrap from beer packaging within two years and transition away from plastic labels on beer bottles within the next decade.

Zubi food and drink label calculation software update

01 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Zubi Ltd

Zubi has launched an innovative new feature to benefit calculation of reconstituted food and drink.

AIP releases best practice industry case studies

24 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has released a series of case studies about sustainable packaging design from across Australia and New Zealand.

DW Reusables Bottlebee reusable bottlebridge

23 August, 2021 | Supplied by: DW Reusables

DW Reusables' Bottlebee is a reusable bottlebridge designed to reduce waste and emissions.

Labelling seafood made from fish cells

13 August, 2021

While Australia prepares for a Senate Inquiry into food labelling of plant-based meat, a US study has looked at what to call seafood made from fish cells.

Multisteps Industries meat and seafood trays

06 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Multisteps Industries

Multisteps Industries has introduced a range of meat and seafood trays, which is compatible with all leading tray sealing platforms.

Amcor unveils compostable packaging partnership

02 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor has partnered with compostable packaging producer TIPA to bring compostable packaging to ANZ. 

Paper alternative for blister tablet packaging wins award

30 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Syntegon Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd

Syntegon and Huhtamaki develop a sustainable paper alternative to plastic blisters for tablets and capsules, which has won a German Packaging Award.

The importance of wine closure selection

29 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Different wines are suited to different wine closures, and the selection of closures can have an impact on a wine’s taste, quality and shelf-life.

Paper bag developed for Irish spuds

27 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi collaborated with a food packaging specialist to develop an innovative paper bag with a bio-based coating for potatoes.

Serving up aluminium-free paper-based packaging

23 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi and Unilever have jointly developed a recyclable, paper-based packaging solution for one of Unilever's UK food brands.

APCO launches Recycled Content Guide for businesses

22 July, 2021 | Supplied by: APCO Australasia Headquarters

The Recycled Content Guide is a practical resource to support Australian organisations to use more recycled content in their packaging.

Packaging as a marketing tool

20 July, 2021 by Nerida Kelton MAIP Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); Vice President – Save Food Packaging & Food Waste – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

For packaging to stand out it needs to be 'different' and innovative. Take a look at a couple of 'Marketing Design of the Year' category finalists for PIDA 2021.

Absortech Groups Absorpole shipping desiccant

19 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Protection Experts Australia

The Absorpole from Absortech Groups is a carbon-neutral desiccant, which is suitable for use in containers being transported.

Asahi Photoproducts and Esko CrystalCleanConnect platemaking line

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

Asahi Photoproducts' and Esko's flexo platemaking line, CrystalCleanConnect, can fully automate the entire flexo plate production.

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