Packaging, labelling & coding

Foodmach launches Code One reliability package

30 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

Foodmach, in partnership with Markem-Imaje, has launched the Code One package, designed to increase equipment reliability for coding and labelling activities.

Soft plastics: follow the Red recycled road

27 April, 2020 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 from the Australian Institute of Packaging takes us on journey from soft plastics to the Red recycled road.

AUSVEG calls Country of Origin Labelling for fast food

23 April, 2020

AUSVEG has praised the decision by fast food chain McDonald's to adopt Country of Origin Labelling, and is urging other fast food retailers to follow suit.

Confoil DP6060 Dualpak paperboard deep ready-meals tray

09 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Confoil Pty Ltd

Suitable for chilled, frozen or hot contents, Dualpak's paperboard is specifically designed for freezing and reheating and can safely be used in the microwave or oven.

Cadbury unveils its 'new look' chocolate packaging

09 April, 2020

Cadbury has unveiled its new packaging for both Cadbury and Cadbury Dairy Milk, starting with its Marble range in Australia.

Cold-chain sticker indicates spoilt food

08 April, 2020

A low-cost nanofibre sticker has been devised for food products to certify refrigeration succession in a food-supply chain.

Foodmach joins the fight against COVID-19

07 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Foodmach Pty Ltd

Foodmach has been recruited to build equipment that will enable an Australian manufacturer of surgical masks to increase production by 2500%.

SA packaging company to make 145 million masks

06 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Detmold Group

Packaging manufacturer Detmold Group will make millions of respirator and surgical masks to help the state's health workers battle COVID-19.

Call for regulation on interactive product labels

31 March, 2020

Interactive food labels need stronger regulations, according to a study by University of Exeter.

Proposed pregnancy warning labels rejected

23 March, 2020

Food Forum Ministers have rejected draft recommendations for mandatory pregnancy warning labels, the Brewers Association of Australia comments.

2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference postponed

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The AIP has announced the postponement of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference and all surrounding events, including the PKN Women in Packaging Breakfast.

Nestlé rolls out recyclable baby food pouch

09 March, 2020

As part of its goal to make its packaging 100% recyclable or re-usable by 2025, baby food brand Gerber has introduced a single-material pouch in the US.

Sustainability under discussion at interpack

06 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Messe Reps. Pty Ltd

A one-day conference called 'Life without packaging?' will take place during the interpack packaging and processing event in Germany this year.

Are you flexible to catch up with this dry food packaging trend?

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Esko Australia Pty Ltd

Driven by the consumer lifestyle changes, dry food packaging has transformed from essentially functional to a highly influential factor in consumer purchasing decision.

Label Power OKI PRO1050 colour label printer with white toner

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The OKI PRO1050 UV-resistant colour label printer with white toner is now available from Label Power.

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