This week's Top 5 stories

Take a look at the stories that caught everyone’s attention on the Food & Drink Business website this week: JBS's $77 million Dinmore investment; Beak & Johnston opens Sydney factory; Robert Iervasi joins SPC Global board; Eden Brew reaches $25m raise goal; and highlights from Alt Proteins 23. 

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Packaging News

A $40m investment in advanced mechanical recycling for soft plastics will see the construction of a new processing facility in South Australia at Recycling Plastics Australia’s Kilburn premises, with the application of proprietary technology supplied by PreOne.

The concepts of 'collection' and 'creation' have come together in a new brand identity for fast-expanding packaging and resource recovery and recycling operation Close the Loop, which has positioned itself as a circular economy leader operating in four major global regions. 

Singapore-headquartered VektroPack, which recently opened an Australian office, has launched kerbside recyclable paper-based packaging for Coles’ Bake and Create and Simply baking chocolate range. Recyclability has been verified by Opal.