PKN’s latest issue is out, and befitting what has been a huge year for packaging innovation, sustainability and investment, this final issue for 2023 is jam-packed with news and in-depth features, including all the latest developments in Circular Economy, Packaging Innovation, Food & Beverage Packaging, and Design, plus our reports on Pack Expo and Labelexpo. Read more
This month, rigid plastics specialist Wellman Packaging, supplier to many multinational brands, is celebrating five decades of innovation, advanced manufacturing, and sustainability.
Yoghurt manufacturer MOO Premium Foods will be changing its packaging following an ACCC investigation into misleading ‘100 per cent ocean plastic’ representations on its packaging and social media.
In a strategic move aimed at strengthening the ANZ region's packaging sector, APCO and AIP have signed an MOU, signifying a collaborative effort to align sustainable packaging practices throughout industry.
The inaugural APPEX Women in Processing & Packaging event will take place on 13 March at the MCEC, with NAWO CEO Louise Weine delivering the keynote: Achieving gender balance in packaging & processing: Systemic change that works'.
In this short video bulletin, Lindy Hughson, publisher of APPEX media partners PKN, Food & Drink Business and Print21, brings you a round-up of the latest APPEX news and what to expect at Australia's biggest exhibition for the processing and packaging industry.
Combilift recently marked its 25th anniversary. Kim Berry visited the company's HQ at Monaghan, Ireland, to see the business first-hand and learn about new equipment, some of which will be at APPEX.
Greiner Packaging is collaborating with partners, including beverage brand Rauch, to bring trays made of 70 per cent PCR rPET material to European supermarkets.
Mars Food & Nutrition Australia has collaborated with Wellman Packaging to evolve its MasterFoods squeezy sauce bottles towards a more sustainable future.
Environmental groups, along with recycling and waste management bodies, are calling on states and territories to follow Queensland in including wine and spirit bottles in container deposit schemes.
Starward Whisky has created new “modern, impactful, and ground-breaking” packaging in the whisky category, and has taken steps forward in sustainability on all elements of the packaging.
Ball & Doggett has added a new range to its portfolio, called Essential Packaging, to supply a wide range of secondary and tertiary packaging materials used in warehousing and logistics applications.
Tray sealing and case packaging equipment provider, JBT’s Proseal, has launched IntelliTool. Its latest product feature, IntelliTool is designed to protect against damage that results from mismatched or incorrectly installed tooling components.
In the news: Environment Ministers, Opal, Mondelez International, Hard Solo, Circularity 2023, Planet Ark, ACE Hub, APCO, Schulz Organic Dairy, Rhima Australia.
Lindy Hughson and Kim Berry unpack September's big newsmakers: Combilift, Orora, Saverglass, Smurfit Kappa, WestRock, Pact Group, Filton Packaging, TricorBraun, MAP WA, NPRS, AFGC, APCO.
Beston Global Food Company’s Lactoferrin capacity expansion has progressed forward with the commissioning and operation of a third extraction column. It anticipates Lactoferrin sales to surpass 10MT in the first half of FY24.
Woolworths’ partnership with OzHarvest will see the supermarket match every dollar donated by customers to the charity's Christmas appeal in store and online until 26 December.
Global food and beverage group Retail Food Group (RFG) has entered into a conditional SPA to acquire Queensland pie maker Beefy’s Pies for $10 million. Family-owned, Beefy’s opened its first store in 1997.