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Nestlé has inaugurated its new Institute of Packaging Sciences, with the goal of ultimately sending none of its packaging to litter or landfill.

Iconic cordial and beverage producer Bickford’s welcomed prime minister Scott Morrison and SA premier Steven Marshall to open its new $20m bottling line.

Sustainability issues may be complex, but Australia has great minds working on it, Australian Packaging and Covenant Organisation CEO Brooke Donnelly said at the inaugural Global Table in Melbourne this week.

Procter & Gamble launched the Activate Ending Plastic Waste documentary, one of a 6-part series this morning at UNSW, as part of its drive to create a circular economy for its plastic packaging.

Matthews Australasia has been inducted into Family Business Australia’s Hall of Fame, which recognises respected and successful family-run businesses.

Wellman Packaging, the Sydney-based manufacturer of rigid plastics packaging, has launched itself into the sustainability spotlight today announcing a new ‘squeezy’ sauce bottle comprising 90 per cent food-grade recycled polyethylene plastic.

Nestle Australia has developed a packaging solution that allows it to deliver chocolate to most parts of Australia without impacting the product’s integrity.

For FMCG brand owners and marketers keen to know why real world engagement is important in the marketing mix, the upcoming Brands Behaving Bravely LIVE breakfast forum will provide the answers.

Amcor has joined six other brands, as well as online retailer JD.com, to found a new ecommerce alliance with the aim of creating ecommerce-ready packaging standards in China.

The market gave Pro-Pac the thumbs up for its full year results, with shares rising 6.9 per cent in the first hour of trade yesterday, as its 2019 EBITDA rose by 72 per cent.

Packaging giant Amcor saw its sales and profits for the full year all rise in constant currency terms, but take a hit in real terms thanks to adverse currency fluctuations, as CEO Ron Delia declared it the “global leader in consumable packaging".

Melbourne-based flexible packaging specialist O.F Pack has acquired flexible packaging printer and converter Plasticover for an undisclosed sum, enabling the expansion of its local pouch and bag converting operation.

Victoria has been thrown a lifeline in its waste crisis after Cleanaway purchased $60m of the debts of collapsed recycling firm SKM, giving it effective control of the company.

Impact International has won the Creative Sustainability Award at the National Print Awards, with Labelhouse picking up two gold medals.

Trade finishing house TLC Digital + has opened a pair of new factories in Braeside, three years after fire claimed its West Melbourne premises.