Yesterday Victoria recorded the country’s worst day in the Covid-19 pandemic, reporting 15 deaths and 725 new cases. Victoria also went into a period of extraordinarily strict lockdown as the state government scrambles to get the outbreak under control, forcing many businesses to shut their doors. Read more
Pact Group, Cleanaway, and Asahi have entered a joint venture to build a $45m recycling plant in Albury/Wodonga. The facility will substantially increase rPET production in Australia.
The July/August edition of PKN Packaging News is out now. Whether you read it online or in print, it's packed with the latest news and insight for the packaging industry.
New Zealand home compostable packaging supplier to the global ecommerce market, The Better Packaging Co, and SEKO Logistics are partnering to help significantly replace single-use plastics in global eCommerce fulfillment supply chains.
An iconic Australian beer can is about to hit the shelves after a 15-year absence. The Reschs Pilsner Silver Bullet cans are returning to bottle shops after a 15-year absence.
Brownes Dairy is bringing back traditional cheddar cheese to West Australian supermarkets for the first time in 14 years, and taking steps in ensuring sustainability in the packaging across the new range.
Martogg, Trendpac, and Aldi have teamed up to put more Australian-made rPET on supermarket shelves.
Pernod Ricard is flipping its New Zealand wine brand Brancott Estate on its head, collaborating with Auckland-based studio Tried & True Design for a label design refresh.
Packaging company Tacca Industries has signed a six-month supply agreement with Detmold Group to localise manufacture of a material that is critical for production of personal protective equipment.
Machine builder HMPS partnered with the SMC Corporation Australia New Zealand to design and custom fit a new HMPS pouch unloader cell for an export customer in Thailand.
A partnership between online surplus food marketplace Yume with waste and recycling company SUEZ has delivered major waste reductions.
Michael Perich has been announced as the interim CEO for Freedom Foods Group, as investigations continue into how the company amassed more than $60 million in inventory write-downs.
The 2021 Halliday Wine Companion Awards celebrated the best of Australia’s wine industry, with Barossa Valley’s Henschke taking out Winery of the Year, and Hunter Valley's 2018 Brokenwood Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz awarded Wine of the Year.