Food

To celebrate the natural beauty of Australia and New Zealand, Nutella has released seven limited-edition labels across its jar range, paying tribute to iconic landmarks from both countries.

The 2024 National Food Waste Summit, is an impressive line-up of international speakers and Australian experts passionate about addressing one of the most critical environmental challenges of our time.

A Brisbane-based industrial engineer has developed koor, a reusable container designed to transform the way consumers approach on-the-go food packaging.

Snack brand Pringles has reduced the can height of its 53g varieties, which will take 37,000kgs of packaging out of the system every year in the ANZ market, while still delivering the same amount of chips.

Speakeasy has developed a simple yet striking way to help New Zealand-based international kiwi marketer Zespri increase consumption of its nutritious fruit line: the Fruit Pillbox.

Snack brand The British Crisp Co has launched the first fully recyclable paper crisp packet, providing a scalable alternative to the eight billion packets thrown away each year in the UK.

Chobani Australia has teamed up with Foodbank and Woolies to launch two new yoghurt products in customised packaging, with every tub sold donating the equivalent of six meals to Aussies in need.

Nestle's Maggi brand is undergoing a positive packaging change to its iconic cup noodles with the launch of Maggi mug noodles, which brings an 83% reduction in plastic by simply removing the cup.

PKN's sister title, Food & Drink Business, has launched its inaugural industry excellence awards and is inviting brand owners and packaging converters to enter innovations.

Tackling the huge environmental cost of food waste has just been given a boost, with international climate action NGO WRAP recently receiving $15m additional funding from the Ballmer Group.

A major change to the packaging of popular Australian confectionery brand Allen's is on its way, with a makeover seeing the reduction in plastic it uses equivalent of the weight of 4.6 million Snakes Alive lollies.

Packaging solutions company Detpak has released the Vanguard range of compostable, no-added PFAS sugarcane plates, bowls and containers, in what the company claims is an Australian market first.

Tapping into the latest food trend, provenance, free-range poultry producer The Free Ranger has launched new packaging and a marketing campaign dedicated to sharing the stories of its chickens.

A partnership between Detpak and Subway aims to remove 26 garbage trucks full of plastic from the environment each year through the design of a new fibre-based catering platter.

Mars Food & Nutrition Australia has collaborated with Wellman Packaging to evolve its MasterFoods squeezy sauce bottles towards a more sustainable future.

Rivalea, part of JBS Australia’s Pork Division, has been recognised as the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s 2023 Annual Industry Sector award winner in Agriculture and Nurseries for its sustainable packaging.