Food

Nestle has launched a new Easter range that it says eliminates any unnecessary plastic and boasts 50% less packaging weight, compared to the average weight of the five top-selling boxed Easter eggs.

To celebrate International Women's Day this week, the Hershey Company has run the #HerShe campaign with HP Indigo digitally printed packaging, to produce QR codes on its Milk Chocolate Bars.

Mars Wrigley Skittles has launched its global Pride Pack in Australia, celebrating and supporting the LGBTQIA+ community and driving engagement through an on-pack AR activation.

Kellogg has added an updated recycling label across its breakfast brands in retail stores, with the roll out to be completed in June.

Cadbury is commemorating its centennial with 10 limited edition Dairy Milk packs, marking 10 decades of iconic Aussie moments since Cadbury chocolate was first produced at its Tasmania factory.

Amcor has launched AmFiber, a new platform of paper-based packaging products, which it says will be designed to provide a high barrier from oxygen and moisture for dry food products.

APCO is working with industry to deliver a phase-out of PFAS in fibre-based, food contact packaging, that is consistent with the objectives of the National PFAS Position Statement.

Scientists from China's Nanyang Technological University and Harvard’s TH Chan School of Public Health have developed a biodegradable material for food packaging, which is able to kill harmful microbes.

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technologies and retailer Lidl Switzerland have teamed up to develop a cellulose protective coating for fruit and vegetables.

Simplot has introduced an AR engagement tool via intelligent packaging on its Birds Eye Ocean Selections range, to encourage consumers to introduce more seafood into their meals.

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal packaging is going fully paper based with the trial of a paper liner in the UK that can be widely recycled. Kellogg Australia is watching with interest.

Packaging manufacturer Detpak has been recognised as Quality Supplier of the Year by global supply chain company, HAVI, for providing premium packaging products to McDonald's restaurants.

Sunny Queen Farms has released its limited-edition egg cartons containing festively decorated eggs and Christmas recipes inside the cartons to encourage families to cook together during the holidays.

FlatMap, a packaging solution for sliced products, has won the prestigious Swiss Packaging Award 2021 in the Convenience category, as well as a prestigious WorldStar Packaging Award 2022 in the Food category.

Sealpac has launched the FlatMap sustainable packaging system which it says relies on a high proportion of renewable raw materials which allows for up to 75 per cent of plastic to be saved.

The newly merged Close The Loop business has acquired Queensland-based seafood packaging operation Oceanic Agencies, to boost its offering to the aquaculture market.