Filling & Packaging

Danish-based Grow Up FARM has launched its new Eat-Grow-Repeat product, which incorporates Schur Star bagging technology and allows users to grow their own peas that keep refrigerated and fresh for a week.

A new generation of Cheerpack spouted pouch filling lines is on the market here in Australia, ready to bring new capabilities to Australian and New Zealand brands.

Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB) is tackling the water crisis in South Africa by recycling returned PET bottles on a low-resource KHS InnoPET Blomax V stretch blow molder.

Leading Japanese beverage player Sangaria has installed the versatile Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis to handle aseptic carbonated and still drinks in PET bottles on the same line.

O-I Glass and Krones have signed a collaboration agreement, which they say aims to elevate glass by enabling them to innovate together for the growing glass market.

Film packaging machine specialist Kallfass has joined forces with Herma Labelling Machines to develop an innovative solution for an international producer of premium chocolates.

Global packaging and paper manufacturer Mondi has partnered with Adelaide Brighton Cement and Pope Packaging to develop a new water-resistant paper bag called Rain Barrier.

KHS is taking part in BrauBeviale from 10-12 November, and it says by doing so, it is demonstrating that a trade show can be successful for exhibitors, even under difficult circumstances.

Krones provided Bundaberg Brewed Drinks with its first canning line earlier this year. It fills 15,000 cans an hour and handles both 250ml cans and 200ml slimline cans.

Jet Technologies has launched what it says is the first vertical form fill seal machine in this market capable of producing and filling block-bottom gusset bags at high speeds.

The KHS Group is to acquire a stake in engineering company Ferrum in a move that the companies say would intensify their longstanding co-operation.

Sidel is launching a new Super Combi Compact: the Sidel EvoFILL HS Still. This new system is even more compact than its predecessor, and can achieve speeds up to 54k bottles per hour.

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is an iconic Australian business that has created brewed soft drinks since the 1960s. Recently, the company decided to introduce a canned option for its popular ginger beer product, which is traditionally sold in glass bottles.

There is a new tray-positioning system on the market that calculates the required tray spacing set-up parameters for individual tray sealing tool sets.

Demand for disinfectant has skyrocketed, in recent times, but often it is shipped in bulk containers. Krones has stepped in and designed small-scale fillers to solve this problem.

Weighing fragile bakery products, brittle foods, or even delicate seafood can often present a challenge for food producers looking to reduce giveaway and improve yield.