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: Mondelez increases recycled plastic packaging in Cadbury production; Viridian Renewable Technology’s insect protein breakthrough; Ivan Power appointed as inaugural NRF CEO; Halo Food Co liquidated; and Accolade Wines acquired by Bain Capital. 

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Packaging News

Revenues were down by more than 13 per cent in both Flexibles and Speciality Packaging at Pro-Pac for the half year to December 31, in what the company said was a volatile and challenging market.

Visy is launching an Australian-made retail paper bag today, made from thicker paper containing recycled content. The new bags are recyclable through Australian kerbside recycle bins.

Jet Technologies – a leading provider of print, packaging and industrial solutions in Australia and New Zealand – has opened its first distribution centre in Brisbane.