Packaging, labelling & coding

Students turn peanut waste into packaging

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Monash University

A student-led design that turns leftover peanut husks into packaging has won a global award for sustainable innovative packaging.


Switching to in-house PET bottle production

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Willowton Group in South Africa has increased its production volumes and updated the packaging of its sunflower oil brand using Sidel's expertise in PET blowing and packaging design.


50 years since the beginnings of the barcode

06 April, 2021 | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

It has been 50 years since the numbers behind the humble barcode were invented. Now, the next generation of barcodes is on the horizon.


Mars and Danimer Scientific create biodegradable packaging

25 March, 2021

The initiative will be first rolled out through the Skittles brand to US consumers between late 2021 and early 2022.


Bookings open for AIP beverage packaging training course

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

The training course aims to provide the winning recipe in developing beverage packaging to lead in the marketplace.


Heineken developing low-carbon glass beer bottles

23 March, 2021

Heineken is collaborating with Glass Futures to develop low-carbon glass bottles and improve processes across the supply chain.


Corona's six-packs made from surplus barley straw

18 March, 2021

Corona is leveraging a sustainable technology that repurposes surplus barley straw to create a paper packaging solution for its six-packs of beer.


Sidel's packaging team gives water bottle a youthful lift

18 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Sidel's Shanghai packaging team has redesigned the package of Menton flavoured water by integrating youthfulness into the design.


Nestlé launches bio-based lids and scoops

17 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

The bio-based lids and scoops, which are made mostly from renewable plastics, will feature in a range of its nutrition products for infants and children.


KitKat breaking apart Australia's waste challenge

16 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

Several companies have collaborated to create a KitKat wrapper made partially with recycled soft plastic content, in what is claimed as an Australian first.


ACCC gives Fair Go Dairy a fair go in Qld

15 March, 2021

The Fair Go Dairy logo conveys that the company is paying farmers a 'sustainable and fair farmgate price'.


Sidel Cermex WB47 case packer

11 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Sidel's Cermex WB47 case packer can run RSC and HSC cases with an increased speed of 22 cases/min.


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.


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