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Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL) has recognised 50 innovative companies from across the Australian food, beverage, packaging and agribusiness sectors in the fourth edition of its innovation book.

The AIP will host a free session at next week’s Australian Waste Recycling Expo (AWRE) on how packaging can reduce food waste.

The AIP will visit Perth at the end of this month for a training course, a site visit to Cleanaway, and the WA Food and Beverage Packaging Forum.

The final APPMA member dinner for 2019 will be held in Brisbane on Tuesday 12 November, featuring guest speaker Amy Cobb of OzHarvest.

Two Australian and New Zealand students have taken Best Student Awards for the Diploma in Packaging Technology qualification at PIABC in the UK.

The 2020 Semester 1 intake is now open for the Master of Food and Packaging Innovation course, with applications closing 30 November.

Close on 100 APPMA members and guests, representing 35 companies, gathered at the MCG on 10 September to hear former Federal Minister Lindsay Tanner give his frank and forthright assessment of the state of play in the world today.

Robert Becher, MD of Inox Australia, has been elected as a new director on the APPMA Board, as announced at the APPMA AGM on 10 September.

Delegates at the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association’s (AIPIA) global congress in Amsterdam in November will hear from an expert in IoT-based packaging sensors.

The AIP has supported Foodbank Victoria again this year by packing 16,705kg of food orders for charity.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will run a session on understanding the 2025 National Packaging Targets and sustainable packaging next month.

The AIP presented the new ‘Future of Flexible Packaging’ training course this week in Melbourne to a packed room of delegates eager to learn from 30-year veteran Joe Foster, MD of OF Packaging.

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) ran the first workshop for the development of the Save Food Packaging Design guidelines this week since receiving the formal approval from the Fight Food Waste CRC.

The Print and Visual Communication Association (PVCA, previously PIAA) says the new VET Expert Panel Review is a welcome step, but says to succeed it must talk to print and packaging businesses.

With smart packaging a sector gaining traction, interest is high in the eighth Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Congress to be held in November in Amsterdam.