Health & Wellness

Aldi is working with recycling firm TerraCycle to trial a blister pack recycling scheme in its UK supermarkets for its own-label medicines in what it describes as “a first”.

New Zealand-based haircare brand Everblue’s line of shampoos, conditioners and hair masks are rolling out on Coles' shelves across Australia in refreshed packaging.

Coles Group was the victor in this category, where consumers place a high value on brand experience and packaging aesthetics but, above all, reward brands who take a strong stand on sustainability.

Amcor has entered into an agreement to acquire Shanghai-based MDK, a leading provider of medical device packaging that generates approximately $50 million of annual sales.

Graphic Packaging International revealed its latest pharmaceutical pack serialisation solution at this year’s CPHI (Convention on Pharmaceutical Ingredients) in Frankfurt.

Amcor’s AmSky blister packaging system has received the Association of Plastics Recyclers Critical Guidance Recognition for the flexible PE film recycling stream.

Natures Organics has launched the Natural State range of sustainably-packaged home fragrances, and hand and body washes, which comes with a refill system for easy top-ups.

The Health, Beauty & Wellness Packaging Design of the Year award recognises Production Packaging Innovations as the gold winner for its DSmile Box.

Amcor's Scott Jackson discusses how the company's new ISO 13485-certified medical packaging facility in Singapore will drive sustainable change in the healthcare packaging industry, and more.

In a quest to explore sustainable products and eco-design in the beauty industry, Avery Dennison trials the concept of hypothetical brand Dot Dot Dot.

New Zealand-based brand Ethique has launched its first lipstick range in signature plastic-free, home-compostable tubes, lined with plant wax.

Amcor has added new, more sustainable High Shield laminates to its pharmaceutical packaging portfolio, which will initially be introduced into the European market.

Huhtamaki has launched the Push Tab blister lid, the company's first-to-market, aluminium-free, mono-material PET blister lidding for the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Laava’s Smart Fingerprints technology will now be doing its part to help fight fake pharmaceuticals, assisting Australian nutraceuticals company Biogency to protect its products from counterfeiters.

Haircare brand Wuli Grooming is using recyclable containers, closures and packaging for the launch of its Australian-made, cruelty-free, vegan and gender-neutral hair styling products.

With the increasing appeal of Nutraceutical Gummies, the global market for these products is seeing a positive growth trend. Nupac managing director Peter Pontikis adds some insight.