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A trip to Korea to meet his girlfriend's family inspired Tim O'Sullivan and his friend Liam Gostencnik to set up Bae Juice and start importing Korean pear juice.

Apparently, drinking Korean pear juice before a big night out is as common in Korea as a beer at a BBQ in Australia.

The anecdotal experience of Koreans is supported by CSIRO research which found the pears act on key enzymes in alcohol metabolism and can have a "significant" effect on hangover symptoms


Bae Juice can be bought online through the Bae Juice website or via the Dan Murphy’s online platform. It is also available in over 30 independent retailers such as IGA, Thirsty Camels and cafés around Melbourne.

Packaging News

South Australian packaging manufacturer Detmold Group will produce 145 million surgical and respirator masks at its Adelaide factory to help with efforts against the coronavirus pandemic.

The PKN Pulse survey, conducted in partnership with Matthews Australasia, gives some insight into the current state of the Australian manufacturing and packaging industry.

The PVCA is running a special webinar today which will focus entirely on the government's new $1500 employee wages assistance package.