The strawberry crisis has the industry looking at implementing longer terms solutions, which could include a covering barrier, a tamper evident seal, and hardened plastic. Read more
Coffee pod manufacturer iCapsulate is in voluntary administration, less than two years after receiving a $2.5m investment offer in the biggest ever deal seen on TV show Shark Tank.
The Coca-Cola Company has bought South Australian success story Organic & Raw Trading Co, owner of the MOJO kombucha brand – a sign of the growth opportunity in this burgeoning beverage category.
Foodtech Packtech is on this week in Auckland, New Zealand with more than 250 suppliers exhibiting their wares across four halls at the ASB Showgrounds, making it the largest edition in over a decade, according to organisers.
Beer brand Carlsberg is launching a world premiere for can multipacks under the name Snap Pack, which sees beverage cans combined with adhesive dots in a bid to reduce packaging waste.
Melbourne manufacturer Everest Ice Cream has unveiled new company branding with a view to unifying its disparate product ranges.
PA Packaging Solutions has partnered with Parkside Flexibles, UK to produce the only multi-laminate flexible barrier film packaging with Australian Bioplastics association accreditation for home composting
Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois will print directly to bottles with its new O-I Expressions service.
For Australian food processors looking to switch from plastic to alternative tray types, KM Packaging's KPeel liddding film provides an option for reducing plastic without compromising functionality or shelf appeal.
Nord Drivesystems has introduced a drive that minimises costs for transporting pallets and cage pallets with roller or chain conveyors.
New laws are being introduced, a new $1 million relief package has been announced, and equipment suppliers are scrambling to source inspection equipment in response to the contamination crisis.
With the era of alternative protein upon us, we explore some of the potential implications for Australian processors.