The Australian Greens have welcomed the passage of plain packaging on cigarettes through the Senate this week.
Beverage giant Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) today officially opened two new “blowfill” lines at the company’s Thebarton production facility South Australia. The new plant promises a 20% reduction in the PET resin needed per bottle.
A ban on bottled water by the Victorian College of the Arts has been met with criticism from drink companies and praise from environmental groups.
Nuplex Industries has today announced its acquisition of Acquos’s Masterbatch business.
Acquos Masterbatch manufactures additives known as Masterbatch that colour and enhance the performance of plastics, as well as industrial and agriculatural applications including wire coatings and plastic sheeting.
Australia’s food and beverage industry is not doing as well as it seems, and substantial change is set to hit the sector, a new report says.
People’s names are popping up in the strangest of place; the latest being Coke bottles.
Some striking similarities have been revealed between the packaging of well-known food products and the home brand options being produced by supermarkets.
Are we being tricked every time we go into a supermarket? Are we bargain shoppers or brain-dead shoppers?
It’s pretty common knowledge that the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) is dangerous, and most people have discarded plastic water bottles and baby bottles to avoid it.
Federal environment ministers could not reach an agreement on a national recycling and deposit scheme for packaged drink containers at a meeting in Canberra on Friday.
The UK government is urging manufacturers to dispose of sell-by dates on food packaging.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has slammed calls to ban licensed characters on food products, labelling it unnecessary.
Consumer watchdog CHOICE is calling for mandatory country of origin labelling on unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken products to help consumers make informed decisions about the meat they’re buying.
Bega Cheese has confirmed it will be supplying the entire range of Coles’ home brand cheeses.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking a chicken supplier to the Federal Court, claiming they wrongly advertised chickens as free range.
Fast food chains have tapped into the inner-workings of our brains to make us crave unhealthy foods, even when we’re not hungry.
A new online survey has found almost 80 per cent of Australians are familiar with the Daily Intake Guide on food labels currently being promoted by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).
A new flavoured milk that promises longer lasting energy for health-conscious consumers has been released.
The debate over the simple traffic light system on food packaging has ramped up again, with Choice calling for the practise to be mandatory.
Are we creating a generation of naggers? New research out of the United States shows a direct correlation between cartoons on food boxes and the amount of pestering parents will receive from their children.