Poultry brand ‘The Bare Bird’ together with Sealed Air’s CRYOVAC brand ‘Darfresh on Tray’ packaging received the “Packaging that Saves Food” – gold star award from the 2020 WorldStar packaging awards, given annually by the World Packaging Organisation. As Australia addresses food waste challenges to meet the National Food Waste Strategy 2030 targets, what’s there … Continue reading Maximum taste, minimum waste as Australia takes home global award
Making food last longer on the shelf has taken on an even more important role due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. As we abide to self-distancing measures, it means a lot of people – especially the elderly and those more vulnerable to the virus – don’t want to go out as much, … Continue reading Packaging technologies boosting shelf life of essentials
Reducing the use of packaging materials is one of the aspects that will help lead to a sustainable future. When re-designing plastic trays for ANZ’s fresh red meat sector, Sealed Air Australia ventured beyond “reduce” and found a way to “eliminate” the need for absorbent pads. Sealed Air’s Kevin Taylor is the APAC portfolio leader … Continue reading Why send 750 million soiled absorbent pads to landfill if there is a better way?
Director of sustainability is an unusual title, one that is not common within a multi-national company. But not only is that Alan Adams’ role for plastic packaging specialist Sealed Air, he is also part of the leadership group for the company’s APAC region. At a recent conference at FoodTech Queensland, the education director of the … Continue reading Does plastic get a bad rap?
With the war on packaging waste, together with 2025 global packaging targets, it’s fair to say that the food packaging industry is busy finding new ways for smarter packaging. The strong media focus on “end of life” for packaging means consumer awareness and demand for green solutions is growing, along with the increasing concerns that … Continue reading Packaging designed to leave nothing behind