Packaging, labelling & coding

Stora Enso Trayforma

30 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Stora Enso Australia Pty Ltd

The material is up to 95% fibre-based and uses less than half of the barrier weight of current heatable materials.


Packaging Forum backs NZ plastics phase-out, with caution

29 June, 2021

The Packaging Forum has welcomed the New Zealand Government's move to phase out difficult-to-recycle and some single-use plastics. Find out more about the phase-out timeline...


Getting compostable fruit labels ready for NZ phase-out

29 June, 2021

As New Zealand plans to phase out non-compostable plastic labels by mid-2023, a Kiwi company is working on the development of a home-compostable fruit label.


Label to help improve consumer trust in A2 milk products

28 June, 2021

A Swiss food testing company has launched a label which is designed to help consumers clearly identify authentic A2 milk products.


Ecolean wins Worldstar awards with lightweight packaging

22 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Ecolean

Ecolean won the beverage category for its Ecolean Air packaging together with Australian customer Bannister Downs Dairy's flavoured beverages.


Packaging film to keep strawberries fresh

18 June, 2021

Canadian researchers have developed a packaging film made from shellfish shells that can keep strawberries fresh for up to 12 days.


Labelling beef: meat industry not happy with non-meat product names

18 June, 2021

A Senate Inquiry into food labelling laws will investigate if terms such as 'meat-free mince' and 'vegan sausages' are allowed.


Mushroom packaging: biodegradable alternative to polystyrene

17 June, 2021 by Jordan Flagal* | Supplied by: Matmatch

How can mushrooms be an ally in creating a biodegradable alternative to polystyrene?


Clean convenience: are healthy ready meals preferred?

16 June, 2021

Many consumers are willing to pay more for 'clean label' ready meals that have been processed using new technology, according to a new WSU study.


Accurate on-pack recycling labelling needed, report reveals

15 June, 2021

APCO and Planet Ark have launched the Australasian Recycling Label Consumer Insights Report 2021, which showed more than 50% of consumers check labels before recycling.


Survey on tethered caps: a greener alternative or not?

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

Tethered caps — closures that stay connected to the bottle when opened — are set to become mandatory in the EU by 2024. Sidel ran a survey to find out what consumers think...


Klӧckner Pentaplast recyclable packaging for the fresh food sector

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Klockner Pentaplast (Australia) Pty Ltd

Klӧckner Pentaplast (kp) makes sustainable and recyclable packaging for the fresh food sector, including the kp Elite range of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) trays.


Proseal CP3 case packing system

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has extended its product portfolio with the launch of a high-speed, fully automatic case packing system.


Proseal's tray sealing machines all good with Chefgood

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Proseal machines have enabled Chefgood to achieve greater throughput, handling around 35,000 trays every week.


Nestlé's two new water bottle designs revealed

09 June, 2021

Nestlé develops two new packaging innovations for its Vittel water bottles that function like traditional plastic bottles but use less plastic.


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