Keith Pearson, President of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), has announced the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has been accepted as a full member.
The Danisco International Dairy Science Award 2010 was awarded to Dr Kasipathy Kailasapathy. Dr Kailasapathy, who works at the School of Natural Sciences, won the award for substantial contribution to understanding the health benefits of probiotic bacteria, controlled delivery through microencapsulation and bioactive components in food.
Bühler Barth AG and Log5 Corp (co-recipients), Bunge North America, Caravan Ingredients, and Handary SA have received 2010 IFT Food Expo Innovation Awards.
During the 2010 National Conference the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) announced the winner of the Harry Lovell Award. This award is designed to recognise outstanding achievement in the examinations leading to the Diploma in Packaging Technology.
Dr Owen Catchpole's work in the supercritical extraction of high-value extracts from biological products such as fish waste has been recognised with his being awarded the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Fonterra Prize for Industrial and Applied Chemistry.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) sponsors the gold 2009 Southern Cross Judges Rationale Award which was won by Vincent Chan.
The Australian Packaging Awards are the premier awards event recognising the best of Australia’s product packaging, highlighting the outstanding achievements of the industry and opening doors all over the world.
Preshafood, a small father and son company from Derrimut in Melbourne’s west, has beaten all comers to win the title of the world’s best new beverage.
Rebecca Du is the inaugral recipient of the Australian Packaging Machinery Association's annual scholarship. Rebecca will complete an Australian Institute of Packaging Diploma in Packaging Technology.