Food

Australians are embracing healthier habits than in decades past, but chronic busyness is trumping good intentions, and in turn opening up new opportunities for more convenient pack design.

The Asia-Pacific region is home to one of the fastest growing snack food markets in the world, according to a new report by the PMMI, which also highlights equipment flexibility as a key demand for FMCG packagers.

UPM Raflatac and Multivac have launched a full-wrap self-adhesive label solution for food packaging at FachPak 2018.

Melbourne manufacturer Everest Ice Cream has unveiled new company branding with a view to unifying its disparate product ranges.

NZ brand The Collective has launched its yoghurt range in Australia with a tweaked pack design that aims to celebrate its locally-made credentials.

Dairy brand Chobani has launched its locally developed and Australian exclusive new range, Chobani FiT, in both a tub and pouch packaging format.

Brownes' new Top Down yoghurt format reinforces how the convenience culture is influencing new product and packaging development, a topic that will be explored in depth at the upcoming LIVE breakfast forum on 12 October.

Heinz has been fined $2.25 million in penalties for claiming a range of toddler snacks was healthy when they actually contained more than 60 per cent sugar.

A growing market for packaged snacks is driving suppliers to search for more ways to tap into online opportunities, particularly on social media.

PKN's sister media brand Food & Drink Business is hosting a LIVE breakfast forum in Melbourne in October covering how The Convenience Culture is influencing NPD and packaging choices.

Egg supplier Sunny Queen Australia has launched an on-the-go reheatable meal solution for Australian foodservice operators.

Pic’s Peanut Butter has launched a range of single-serve ‘shots’ called Peanut Butter Slugs which come in the form of easy-use sachets.

In its centenary year, iconic Aussie brand SPC is putting innovation for local and export markets front and centre. Its latest launch is a trio of fruit snack ranges in pouches, a new pack format for the company.

A South Australia-based yoghurt maker is seeking to crack the Asian market with its premium dairy products and packaging to match.

IML packaging has been used to help a ready-to-eat soups company tackle key quality issues.