Packaging

Brown Brothers’ limited edition BlazeAid Shiraz is a finalist in the New Zealand Best Design Awards for its pack deisgn, which aimed to help rebuild communities affected by bushfires.

The Pro-Pac Group is delighted to announce it has been granted approval through APCO for its Barrier Laminated Polypropylene trays to be treated as kerbside recyclable, meaning they can be placed in a household recycling bin.

Australian’s pizza palette has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so too has the potential for contamination in recycling bins, according to the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).

Australian winery Fourth Wave is greeting consumers with its new range of plant-based wines named, Hello!, and has worked with Denomination for its packaging design.

Gin brand Beefeater is entering the ANZ ready-to-drink (RTD) market with its new range, and has collaborated with Boundless Brand Design for its packaging design featuring bespoke illustrations.

De Bortoli Wines has developed three sustainably produced wines under its new label, 17 Trees. The range is packed in recycled materials from O-I Glass and Multi-Colour Corporation.

In yet another rejection of plastic packaging by a major brand, Cotton On Foundation, in partnership with Wallaby Water, has launched Australia's first bottled water in resealable aluminium packaging.

Seafood specialist Blue Harvest has taken steps to ensure its oyster packaging is not adding to the ocean plastic problem, choosing compostable sugarcane pulp-based trays supplied by BioPak.

Calabria Family Wines has teamed up with Adelaide-based design agency Woodscannon to refresh the packaging design of its Richland series, which takes inspiration to the winery’s origin story.

Pernod Ricard is flipping its New Zealand wine brand Brancott Estate on its head, collaborating with Auckland-based studio Tried & True Design for a label design refresh.

The Natural Chip Co. has released its kid-friendly Veggie Rings, with a colourful and playful design, developed by Sydney-based studio Tweak.

An iconic Australian beer can is about to hit the shelves after a 15-year absence. The Reschs Pilsner Silver Bullet cans are returning to bottle shops after a 15-year absence.

With demand for its product skyrocketing and backorders to fill, Fiji Water was faced with a dilemma. The world was going into lockdown and it had minimal staff on site. It needed automation, and fast.

UK-based eco flat bottle packaging company Garçon Wines has made its first steps into the Australian market. Food & Drink Business spoke to its new market development advisor for the region, Matthew Moate.

Alcohol giant Diageo has partnered with Pilot Lite to launch Pulpex Limited – a sustainable packaging technology company – and will release the first 100 per cent plastic free, paper-based spirits bottle for its Johnnie Walker Black Label scotch whisky.

Innovative digital labels and packaging can create the consumer engagement brands crave, deliver product authentication, and help drive strong sales.