Food

With more than a billion tonnes of food wasted every year, APPMA member TOMRA offers its insights into the problem and a view of what can be done to fix it.

At the Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE breakfast forum on 11 October, a panel of brand owners will explore the ins and outs of what it takes to be a brave brand. And what happens when you're not...

Packaging for Cadbury Dairy Milk bars in the UK has gone blank, with the brand ‘donating its words’ to an aged support charity.

Cadbury will create a giant box of Favourites chocolates for a giveaway to be held in Sydney next month as part of a new campaign.

Chobani has moved to flip-top packs on its new FiT X range of high-protein yoghurts. PKN asked managing director Peter Meek why.

Fresh produce packaging could help reduce the estimated $20bn worth of food that is lost or wasted in Australia per year.

Early bird tickets have just gone on sale for the Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE breakfast forum on 11 October in Melbourne, which will explore what it takes to be a truly brave brand.

Nestlé has modified its existing equipment to package its new YES! confectionery bars in paper wrapping instead of plastic, without compromising the speed at which bars can be packaged.

Dairy firm Alpura has become the first Mexican company to use Ecolean’s aseptic flexible packaging for its products.

New Zealand’s Tatua Dairy Company has launched a new range of pouches for its specialty cream products using Ecolean film and pouch system – one of the first times this has been employed in the cream category in the region.

Meal kit giant HelloFresh has opted for Tetra Pak’s sustainable Recart carton packaging in Europe.

Waitrose in the UK has announced a world-first packaging move to fibre-based trays from Huhtamaki to replace black plastic for its Italian ready meal range. PKN asks Biopak's Richard Fine if this is an option local retailers are looking at.

With food waste one of the biggest sustainability challenges Australasia faces, the PIDA programme has set out to encourage design innovation in this area.

Manufacturer and retailer of handcrafted chocolates, Koko Black has brought a fresh Easter look to market with limited-edition packaging inspired by the Australian Autumn. PKN spoke to chief packaging guru Daryl Thompson about the designs.

Bega Cheese has launched a new peanut butter brand on the back of its Peanut Company of Australia (PCA) acquisition last year.