Beverage

Amcor Rigid Packaging has launched its PowerPost next-generation technology, which delivers a lighter and more sustainable bottle, on top of providing a better consumer experience.

Orora has succeeded in its grant application to support the planned construction of an oxygen-fuelled furnace at its glass manufacturing plant in Gawler, SA, receiving $12.5m under the MMI.

Australia's OFS and US-based The 5th Ingredient have signed a first-of-its-kind craft brewing partnership to help the companies expand in each other’s home markets.

In response to growth in demand for cans from craft beer and other beverage segments, Orora is investing $85 million to increase the can body production capacity at its Revesby, NSW site.

Australia’s largest wine company, Accolade Wines, has revealed a growing trend in the local market towards environmentally-friendly packaging, which it believes is transforming the global wine industry.

A drink importer that repeatedly failed to comply with NSW packaging legislation requirements is the first NSW business to be fined under the rules that govern the NSW CDS, Return and Earn.

As part of Coca-Cola EuroPacific's expansion of its Moorabbin plant, its Neverfail spring water bottling facility was relocated to a brownfield site, and engineering company Process Partners played a pivotal role.

Three contract filling companies, hailing from Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia, have combined to form Sanector, a company with extensive beverage packaging capability.

Sidel has launched its new PressureSAFE PET aerosol container design, which will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer more environmentally sustainable dispensing spray packaging.

Family-owned Adelaide Hills’ craft distillery, Ambleside Distillers, has unveiled a fresh new look with logo and labels, and bespoke bottle design.

Beverage manufacturer Made’s latest product, ReMilk, has half the sugar, 50 per cent more protein, is lactose free and comes in Tetra Pak's Tetra Rex cartons to be better for consumers and the planet.

Melbourne-based distiller, Brunswick Aces, has launched its third distilled creation, Diamonds blend, which also marks the reveal of a new bottle and post-Covid business refocus.

Around 111 million soft drink bottles in Australia each year will now be made with 100 per cent recycled plastic, as Asahi Beverages continues its transition to eco-friendly materials.

Accolade Wines and ecoSPIRITS have partnered to launch a closed-loop wine distribution system and new circular wine packaging technology in a pilot program run out of the Sydney-based wine ecoPLANT.

Brownes Dairy is the first company in Australia to use Tetra Pak Craft unbleached cartons for its milk packaging, making a visible impact on shelf and a reduced impact on the environment.

First Press Coffee has made the transition to landfill-biodegradable products from local eco-conscious company Biogone, including pallet wraps and packaging tape.