Food

A network of Australian FMCG brands has launched to provide guidance and support during the current pandemic. Its goal is for homegrown Aussie businesses to support each other.

Two innovations on the market aim to help reduce food waste and solve fresh produce labelling issues with laser technology and a resealable label-free top film.

Ecolean is expanding into Brazil, partnering with Betânia Lácteos. The first Ecolean package in the Brazilian market is for a nutritious Bat Gut vitamin smoothie-type product.

Chicken producer Lilydale has released its latest range of premium product with new packaging featuring an updated logo to celebrate its farmers’ dedication over the past 20 years.

A new renewable energy system at McCain’s Ballarat food processing and packaging plant will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 27,000 tonnes and subsidise energy consumption by 39 per cent.

McCain has rebranded and relaunched its classic Potato Smiles as EmotiBites, following consumer demand to bring the product back into the freezer aisle.

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging offers mono-material food packaging with mono polymer structure lidding films.

PakPot and Chobani have teamed up to innovate a completely new cup for Chobani's popular yoghurt. The new cup uses "revolutionary" in-mould labelling technology.

Murray River Organics is stepping away from the traditional cereal box and packing its new range of organic mueslis in PET canisters, as it enters the $1 billion breakfast cereal category in 800 Coles stores nationwide.

Berry Global is collaborating with Mondelēz International to supply packaging containing recycled plastic for Philadelphia brand cream cheese.

Foodpro will now take place from 25 to 28 July 2021 at the Sydney Showground Sydney Olympic Park.

Marinucci, a food packaging specialist, is offering help to restaurants and cafés that have been affected by the Covid-19 shutdowns over the past six weeks.

Youfoodz has launched fourteen new meals in its latest Large Meals range, giving consumers the option for a high-protein, larger portion, sealed in Modified Atmosphere Packing (MAP).

Woolworths has introduced 60 new products, in convenient packaging, on shelves around the country this week, as more Aussies seek recipes packed with vegetables and that are easy to prepare.

Global supplier of integrated food-processing and packaging solutions tna announced the appointment of Raj Singh as group aftermarket and services manager.

Freedom Foods has launched its brand Vital Life with an immune boosting product, using a shot format for its packaging, supplied by Amcor NZ. It has a bend, snap and squeeze call to action for consumers to use the product with ease.