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.