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: Mondelēz International opens $13 million automated packaging line; Saveful grocery app launches; Philter Brewing closes Birchal raise at $2.2m; Magic Valley expands into Co-Labs; and applications for Young Henrys Brewing Scholarship now open. 

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Packaging News

At The Hive Awards in Sydney today, the Best Packaging category was won by Don Smallgoods, part of George Weston Foods, for its resealable flow wrap pack for sandwich fillers and other smallgoods. This innovative packaging is a departure from the conventional thermoformed packs and addresses consumer demands for better functionality, sustainability, and product visibility.

Applications for the 2024 APCO Annual Awards are now open, and are open to all of industry to apply.

APCO has completed its nationwide roadshow engaging industry on its 2030 packaging strategy. Pippa Corry of philo & co attended the Sydney session and summarised the key takeaways for PKN.