Driven by impulse, consumers often make decisions based on a product’s aesthetic appearance, making label design a key competitive advantage in food manufacturing. Find out more. Your average Australian supermarket carries approximately 40,000 different products. When every product is vying for consumers attention, how do you ensure your product cuts though the noise and stands … Continue reading Looks matter when it comes to taste
A food safety certification and training organisation says the record spike in food recalls within Australia – up 45 per cent in 2018, compared with 2017 – is more than just back luck. It is likely a result of poor training, poor controls, and a lack of accountability – or a more concerning underlying problem … Continue reading Recalls on the rise: five signs of a lagging food safety culture
TE Connectivity (TE), a maker of connectivity and sensors, has released the SP self-laminating polyester label as an labeling solution for applications that can withstand temperatures from minus 40˚C (minus 40˚F) up to 150˚C (302˚F). TE’s SP is a thermal transfer printable, low-profile translucent polyester film with a permanent acrylic adhesive. It is supplied with … Continue reading Self-laminating polyester labels a solution for identifying cabling exposed to high heat
Approximately 1.8 billion people worldwide bought products online in 2018 and it’s predicted this will increase by another 350 million by 2021. However, this does not mean brick-and-mortar store are dying. What’s becoming clear is that with rapidly advancing technology, consumers are demanding an increasingly interactive shopping experience. As a result, businesses are having to … Continue reading Enhancing your brand with interactive labels
Food allergies are atypical immune system responses to certain foods (normally proteins). According to research published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Australia about 10 per cent of children and two per cent of adults have food allergies. To help these people avoid known allergens, food and beverage products sold in Australia … Continue reading A plain English approach to dealing with food allergies
From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will have to fully comply with the new Country of Origin Labelling laws. On that date any products carrying old labels will have to be removed from retail shelves.
Time is running out for businesses unprepared for strict new food labelling laws, with an industry expert warning many are at risk of being slapped with fines for non-compliance.
Matthews Australasia will demonstrate a range of coding, labelling, inspection and integration solutions at foodpro, all designed to allow manufacturers to understand what is happening on the production line. “Having this information is vital to driving continuous improvement and enhancing a business’s profits,” said Mark Dingley, Matthews’ GM of operations. “Attendees will see new models … Continue reading Matthews to showcase top five solutions at foodpro
Businesses with on-site labelling requirements can now have a state-of-the-art label printing solution from QuickLabel, a division of AstroNova.
Bulla will adopt Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling changes early, including voluntarily adopting them on ice cream products.
Brother International (Aust), provider of mobile printing solutions, has launched its RJ-2 Series of two-inch mobile label and receipt printers.
A security label which deters the theft of high-value meat cuts from supermarkets has begun to attract international attention after being rolled out in New Zealand.
Global alcohol producer Diageo has begun rolling out new labelling intended to make it clear how much alcohol consumers are having in each drink.
The GLM-Ievo, the high-performance labelling system for the food industry is designed to make future objectives achievable today. Bizerba’s intelligent labelling line, GLM-Ievo, is designed for automatic weighing and labelling of pre-packaged products. Due to its modular design, it can be optimally configured for products and performance requirements in the food area. Thanks to the … Continue reading GLM-Ievo labelling system coming to Foodpro
The organiser of the Labelexpo Global Series events has announced the launch of Labelexpo Southeast Asia. Focused on the region’s strong and fast growing market, the latest edition of the worldwide event portfolio will take place 10-12 May 2018 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. Like other Labelexpo events, the new three-day trade show guarantees to … Continue reading Label and package printing expo expands into SE Asia
BCDS Group has been appointed master distributor for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim region by labelling automation manufacturer FOX IV Technologies.
BCDS Group has been appointed by automation manufacturer FOX IV Technologies as their master distributor for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim region. “FOX IV’s automated print and apply labeling systems have been a reliable addition to Australian manufacturing facilities for the past 20+ years,” says Rick Fox, president and CEO. “The addition of … Continue reading BCDS appointed master distributor by FOX IV Technologies
NHP has announced a partnership with Switch Automation to deliver InfoSyte, an energy management software solution from NHP tailored to the Australian and New Zealand markets. A powerful cloud-hosted energy management platform, InfoSyte has the ability to integrate with energy, water and gas measuring devices along with other facility systems such as building management systems … Continue reading Energy management software
According to reports, UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has announced the opening of a new meat processing facility in Queensland. The facility will be primarily supplying Woolworths and will be capable of supplying Woolworths stores across both Queensland and parts of New South Wales, with beef, lamb, pork and other meat products. The company is now … Continue reading Hilton Food Group to open $115m meat plant in Queensland
Pressed Pear Juice from Riviana has been released in a 1 litre Tetra Pak. According to the company, Riviana Pressed Pear Juice is made from quality fresh pears which have been pressed against a fine sieve to extract the juice. The cloudy appearance underscores the fact that it is not made from concentrate and has not been … Continue reading Riviana releases pressed pear juice in a 1 litre Tetra Pak