Nestlé plans to invest $3 billion to encourage the plastics industry to make more food-grade recyclable plastic.
Mondelez International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in recyclable paper packaging, as part of a trial in New Zealand.
Coca-Cola Amatil is continuing its switch to solar, by installing 5200 more panels at its distribution centre in Eastern Creek, Sydney.
Tetra Pak has introduced packaging made from plant-based polymers that are fully traceable to their sugarcane origin using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane.
Coca-Cola Amatil has entered into a Heads of Agreement with Veolia Australia and New Zealand, to explore opportunities for a recycled plastic processing plant in Australia.
Mondelēz, Nestlé and Unilever are among a number of food companies collaborating on a new scheme to improve deforestation transparency.
Food producers are relying on food packaging suppliers for sustainable packaging materials, to meet Australia's 2025 National Packaging Targets.
Brownes Dairy will replace its existing milk cartons with a plant-based, fully recyclable alternative, with a protective layer made from sugar cane.
Nestlé intends to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C.
Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals that reductions in material usage and more sustainable, durable and lighter-weight packaging solutions are key drivers to support market development.