Food

Dual QR code packaging technology is at the heart of global food giant Danone’s digitally enabled Track & Connect service for consumers and retailers, introducing a new level of supply chain transparency for its baby formula brands.

The team at Soar Print is supporting the Waste-Not Kitchen by printing their soup packaging for free. Waste-Not Kitchen is an initiative that uses meat and vegetables that would be otherwise thrown out to make soups.

New Zealand supermarket chain Countdown has invested NZ$500,000 in shelving, packaging and production changes for its 10-week trial to remove plastic produce bags and a tonne of other plastic in three of its stores.

Tetra Pak has launched what it calls the world’s first full-scale virtual marketplace for the food and beverage industry at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Novelty Christmas packs from BerryWorld Australia have launched in stores, featuring a Christmas design on its 125g heat-sealed raspberry packs.

Orora has showed off new trial plastic-free cartons for Pink Lady apples.

Despite growing consumer awareness and campaigns to counter food waste, Australia’s annual food waste grew in 2019 to $10.1bn. The Rabobank 2019 Food Waste Report shows it increased by 13 per cent from $8.9m in 2018.

Colpac has launched a redesign of its chilled-food-to-go packaging range, following customer feedback, to incorporate new features and a new medium-sized salad bowl pack.

Print and packaging research agency Smithers says the increased aversion to plastic packaging will create multiple new opportunities in foodservice packaging.

Over 120 industry professionals gathered at Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE breakfast forum last week. We caught some on camera.

In advance of the much-anticipated publication of Australia's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies 2019 report, we speak to senior industry analyst at IBISWorld Tom Youl about what to expect in this year’s report.

Two South Australian produce and packaging businesses have developed a 100 per cent biodegradable compostable cucumber wrap.

Pic’s Peanut Butter has released its popular Crunchy flavour in a 1kg tub exclusively to Coles. The new size gives consumers a bulk buy option, with the jars made from durable, lightweight and recyclable PET plastic and a PP lid.

Family-owned fresh produce company Montague has announced a $54 million construction for its new packaging and export distribution centre, based in Narre Warren North, Victoria.

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...