Packaging, labelling & coding

Mars and Amcor announce recyclable rice pouch

11 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Mars Food Australia

Mars Food has announced it will begin to use recyclable mono-polypropylene plastic (PP) for its microwavable rice pouches in 2021.


Tesco changes cheese packaging to reduce plastic

07 January, 2021

Tesco has announced it will change the packaging of its home brand hard cheeses, saving 260 tonnes of plastic each year.


Amcor Eco-Tite R shrink bag

06 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor's Eco-Tite R is a recycled, PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses.


KHS Innoket Neo Flex modular labelling machine

16 December, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

The KHS Innoket Neo Flex modular labelling machine has quick-change modules that allow the device to master all standard labelling techniques.


Wine Label Directory established to protect wine exporters

15 December, 2020

A Wine Export Label Directory has been established to help wine brand owners protect their export wine labels against copycat labelling.


Tech firm extends product for boutique winery

11 December, 2020

South Australia's APT has collaborated with McLaren Vale boutique winery Kay Brothers to extend the capability of its picking application AgPick.


Jet Technologies celebrates 40 years

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Jet Technologies

Jet Technologies is celebrating 40 years of service in the industrial printing and packaging industries.


2020 Bad Taste Food Awards 'winners'

30 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Consumer NZ

The annual Consumer NZ awards highlight the claims food manufacturers use to promote their products as being better choices than they really are.


Recycled and recyclable bread tags, launched by Tip Top

26 November, 2020

A 100% recycled and 100% recyclable cardboard bread tag has been launched in Australia today by Tip Top.


Cadbury removes plastic trays from chocolate boxes

25 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Cadbury Food Services

Cadbury's parent company Mondelēz International will remove all plastic trays from its adult selection boxes in the UK and Ireland this Christmas.


Food health star ratings can improve diets, study finds

23 November, 2020 | Supplied by: University of Melbourne

Evidence suggests the Health Star Rating (HSR) system can encourage manufacturers to improve product nutrition.


Carton packaging: environmental study

18 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

The study findings show that if all of Australia's F&B products were in cartons, the impact of packaging on climate change could be reduced by up to 12 times.


Zehnder steps up sustainable packaging and TVP products

18 November, 2020

International packaging company Zehnder Technologies has announced its new range of textured vegetable protein (TVP) and sustainable packaging products.


Ecofriendly fruit package finalist in sustainability award

18 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Curtin University

A WA researcher was a finalist in a sustainability award for his eco-friendly bioplastic films designed to prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.


Giving plastic packaging a digital identity for recycling

17 November, 2020

PACCOR has introduced digital identity to its plastic packaging solutions, enabling the correct identification of each package throughout the value chain.


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