Marks & Spencer, the UK-based multinational retailer, is replacing packaging on 90 lines of loose fruit and vegetables with no packaging at all - but there are opportunities in the trend away from excess packaging, writes Laurel Brunner. Read more
With the holiday season underway, more than 150 million chocolate Santas are expected to be manufactured in Europe alone this year – and almost all wrapped in aluminium foil.
A plastic clip that can reseal cartons to keep food fresh has won a special award for innovation.
An innovative three-piece box by Queensland-based corrugated packaging manufacturer Oji Fibre Solutions is helping Bundaberg tomato producers achieve best price at market and setting new industry standards.
Rawson Print Co is enabling retail giant Kmart and confectionery brand Cadbury to sell personalised printed gift packs of Dairy Milk chocolate, with customers able to have their names printed on labels in-store.
Arnott’s embedded its first digital watermark onto into its Tiny Teddy Halloween packaging, linking consumers to a recipe video on how to make witches’ fingers once scanning the pack.
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.