• The Australian Institute of Packaging will be running a panel at the upcoming National Food Waste Summit, with a focus on Save Food Packaging. The summit runs from 24-25 July at the MCEC in Melbourne.
Source: AIP
    The Australian Institute of Packaging will be running a panel at the upcoming National Food Waste Summit, with a focus on Save Food Packaging. The summit runs from 24-25 July at the MCEC in Melbourne. Source: AIP
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The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be running a panel at the upcoming National Food Waste Summit, to be moderated by executive director Nerida Kelton, with a focus on Save Food Packaging. The summit runs from 24-25 July at the MCEC in Melbourne.

Panellists include Lukas Parker, Associate Professor – School of Media and Communication, RMIT; Sophie Sumner, marketing communications manager, Sealed Air; and Michael Dossor, general manager, Result Group. The experts' discussion will unpack how to 'Food waste proof your products: unlock the possibilities of save food packaging and consumer touch points'.

The discussion will also cover innovative design, creative approaches to information sharing, use of new technologies, and understanding how consumer behaviours are critical ingredients to cooking up save food packaging, while highlighting consumer touch points that can help reduce food waste.

The AIP invites industry to join this masterclass in fresh ideas to save food and prevent waste. The Save Food Packaging session will be held on Day Two, Thursday 25 July at 2:15 pm, Main Stage.

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