The days of careless wrapping of packaged food and drink bound for retail are all but over, as large supermarket chains force greater liabilities on suppliers who take short cuts.
A new training centre aiming to educate the next generation of food technology and manufacturing experts opened this week.
Andrew U’Ren, one of the AIP scholarship winners from the Southern Cross Awards program in 2011 has graduated from the Certificate in Packaging.
Food packaging company, tna, has appointed Patrick Avelange as vice president for the Americas.
Did you know that the word Nylon is derived from New York and London?
Food processing and packaging company, Tetra Pak, has acquired Switzerland-based Miteco, which provides production solutions for soft drinks, fruit juices, liquid foods and carbonated soft drinks.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that it will not oppose the proposed acquisition by Amcor Ltd of competitor, Detmold Group’s Australian flexible packaging operation.
OneHarvest, one of Australia’s largest fruit and vegetable growing companies has licenced innovative British technology to reinvigorate the nation’s beetroot industry.
Food processing and packaging company, Tetra Pak has announced the introduction of a new juice pasteurisation process that saves up to 20 percent on energy consumption.
Organic baby food manufacturer, Green Monkey, is suing its former packaging producer to recover almost $1 million in costs following a 2011 product recall.
R.L.Windsor, the parent group of Australian packaging manufacturer, Fibre King has announced the expansion of their operations to include a new factory in Thailand.
Submissions are now open for the 6th annual Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) scholarship program.
The world’s largest glass container manufacturer, Swiss based O-I has entered into a partnership with the Carlsberg group to develop certified sustainable packaging solutions.
Two undergrad students from the United States have reinvented the humble cardboard box, creating their own version that’s less wasteful, easier to pack and easier to open.
Stephen Barter from the Australian Institute of Packaging sheds light on the best ways to approach blow moulding and the influence it can have on a package’s effectiveness.
Frucor, owned by the Japanese beverage and food company Suntory Group, has won an intellectual property battle with beverage giant Coca Cola in New Zealand over the design of one of its bottles.
New Zealand jam manufacturer, Anathoth, has refreshed its look and rebranded to Anathoth Farm.
Supermarket giant Woolworths is arguing that Aldi should sign the grocery code of conduct, claiming its private label products may infringe on the intellectual property of other leading brands.
Taylors Wines’ Tateham’s Waterhole range and Wine-In-Tube product have received a number of packaging awards in recent weeks, including one at the 2014 Worldstar World Packaging Organisation.
PhD candidate Jennele Heising from Wageningen University in The Netherlands is developing a new packaging innovation for seafood that lets consumers know how fresh the product is without opening the package.