Packaging, labelling & coding

Craft beer company rocks with new can filler

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Due to increasing demand for craft beer, Magic Rock in the UK extended its production facilities to include a KHS Innofill Can C can filler.

Sustainable paper concept for portion packaging

10 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Bosch

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs are revealing a formable paper packaging solution that could provide a sustainable alternative for portion packs.

Highgate Stallion High-Speed Strapping Machines range

05 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Highgate Group

Highgate is launching the Stallion High-Speed Strapping Machine range at the FoodTech Qld Exhibition.

Sidel X-LITE Still 500 mL PET bottle

04 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Sidel Oceania Pty Ltd

The X-LITE Still from Sidel is a 500 mL PET packaging solution for non-pressurised still water.

Water producer splashes out on new bottling technology

04 July, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Armenian mineral water producer Jermuk Group has invested in a series of technologies from KHS to expand its PET and glass water bottling capacity.

High lead levels found in glass bottles

02 July, 2019

Research conducted at the University of Plymouth has discovered potentially harmful levels of toxic elements in the bottles and enamelled decorations of beer, wine and spirits.

OKI PRO series colour label printers

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Label Power Pty Ltd

The 4-colour and 4-colour plus white LED Toner OKI PRO series colour label printers are available from Label Power.

Eriez PolyMag Metal and X-ray Detectable Plastic Additives

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Eriez Magnetics Pty Ltd

Eriez's PolyMag additives impart metal detectability, X-ray contrast and magnetic susceptibility into plastic mouldings to prevent plastic contaminated food products from reaching the consumer.

Packaging with built-in preservatives

01 July, 2019

As consumers demand a reduction in food additives, Cornell University research is underway to improve 'active packaging' that reduces the need for preservatives.

Mondi recyclable polypropylene film

28 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi has created a recyclable polypropylene film that is suitable for the thermoforming of flexible films for modified atmosphere packaging and vacuum packaging.

ADM-DP3 series pre-made pouch packaging machine

26 June, 2019 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

The ADM-DP30 is designed to pack pre-made pouches and the ADM-DP31 to pack pre-made coffee gusset bags.

1 in 3 seafood products are mislabelled or fraudulent, expert reveals

20 June, 2019 | Supplied by: SAI Global

Seafood expert reveals why 30% of seafood products are mislabelled or fraudulent — and the implications for industry.

Meet Millie: glass bottle boosts nutritional understanding

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: O-I Asia Pacific

Millie is a 250 mL glass bottle designed to contain precisely two servings of fruit in the form of no sugar added fruit juice.

Common ergonomic errors in food packaging

11 June, 2019 by Miguel Campos, Advanta

From opening to serving, the ergonomics of food packaging can sometimes be the difference between a product's failure and success.

'Sniff test' technology for meat and fish products

07 June, 2019

Researchers say food freshness sensors that cost only a few cents could help detect spoilage in packaged meat and fish products.

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