PKN’s Nov/Dec 2021 issue is once again packed with latest stories from the world of packaging, shining a light on the latest news, trends and developments in sustainability, e-commerce packaging, packaging innovation, and pack printing and decoration. Read more
EXCLUSIVE: In a game-changing move for sustainable packaging and recycling, O F Packaging and Close the Loop are joining forces to form – and ASX list – the new entity Close the Loop Group.
Planet Protector wins a $4.8m federal government grant, which will be used to establish a $9.6m manufacturing facility in regional NSW to support the production of its innovative Woolpack packaging solution.
Kellogg, Nestlé, Coles, BioPak, and CHEP were among the big winners at APCO's 2021 Awards, while Richard Fine of BioPak was crowned Sustainability Champion.
Opal Specialty Packaging has used digital print technology to individualise De Bortoli's 2021 Wine Advent Calendar boxes, creating a unique mix of colours and decorations in different areas of each box.
Nestlé Professional's Maggi pails have been redesigned with 17 per cent less plastic, which the brand owner says will annually remove 30 tonnes of virgin plastic from the marketplace.
In the news this week: OF Packaging, Close the Loop, Licella, Amcor, Coles, LyondellBasell, Nestle, Planet Protector Packaging, NSW Govt single-use plastics ban.
PKN talks... How soft plastics can come full circle, with REDcycle’s Liz Kasell.
Licella, supported by Amcor, Coles, iQ Renew, LyondellBasell and Nestle, has released a report showing the feasibility of establishing a local circular economy for flexible plastic in Australia.
Kellogg’s Australia has started to roll out refreshed packaging, designed by Loop Brands and printed by The Kirk Group, across its breakfast brands in retail stores nationwide.
In partnership with BillerudKorsnas, Oatly has implemented an innovative secondary packaging solution enabling a reduction in packaging material of up to 35%.
Endeavour Foods has taken out the nationwide ‘Stacks & Jacks’ competition, winning the purchase price of any new Toyota walkie stacker or electric pallet jack, up to the value of $15,000.
The a2 Milk Company is facing another class action, with Shine Lawyers lodging its claim in the Victorian Supreme Court. It is the second action brought against the company in relation to its poor economic performance. Slater and Gordon lodged its action in October.
The Asia Sustainable Foods Platform will help food-tech companies in Asia scale up production and accelerate growth. ADM is part of the project providing expertise on microbial-based alternative proteins.
The Independent Brewers Association has developed a bespoke sustainability benchmarking tool and best practice guide with Green Industries South Australia and productivity specialist 2XE.