Packaging

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has announced a schedule of 23 priority projects to drive targeted progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.

Speciality coffee brand ST. Ali has worked with Jet Technologies to overcome operational challenges during COVID-19 restrictions with advanced systems, including its latest coffee packaging machinery.

Today's situation highlights the need for brands to adopt innovative thinking and identify news ways to use technology to continue the conversation with their customers.

A pioneer of digital print for packaging in Australia has enabled small food and beverage brands to create a big impact on shelf.

Primo has launched its new Gourmet Sausage Recipes range, teaming up with Sydney-based studio Tweak to create a contemporary and premium feel for its packaging design.

In time for this year’s World Gin Day (13 June), South Australian craft spirit brand Twenty Third Street Distillery has launched its Bushfire Recovery Signature Gin, featuring augmented reality on its scannable label.

St Andrews Beach Brewery has teamed up with The Edison Agency for the launch of its new alcoholic seltzer range, Tidal Artesian Seltzer, bringing summer to the shelf with its coastal-inspired design.

Functional drink brand Bodie’z is bringing back neon to the shelf, working with Sydney-based consumer branding agency Our Revolution for the branding and packaging design of its new range of isotonic beverages.

Food and beverage producers of all sizes can make major gains by viewing their labels as part of their marketing arsenal, according to Steve Matthews from leading digital label printer Wrapt.

Brisbane-based Beforeyouspeak Coffee has updated its packaging design in time for the launch of its first ready-to-drink (RTD) range, working with local suppliers for the new boxes and cans.

Smart packaging builds better connection with consumers while also driving greater innovation. Trust Codes head of strategy Emma Wheeler explains.

With 2DBarcode technology, food safety is entering a new era in retail. There is a need to change the way food is managed in the supply chain to ensure safety, and a trial at Woolworths proved successful.

Ravenwood Packaging is establishing a new subsidiary in Australia, appointing Sam Aloschi to be the company’s Asia-Pacific managing director.

The second round of winners for the Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards was announced via a virtual ceremony on Thursday, including the Beverage and Sustainability categories.

In a first-ever virtual awards ceremony for the Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDAs), winners were announced across six categories today, including Food and Accessible Packaging Design.

Fresh food brand Pitango is rolling out its new, vibrant packaging design across its entire range as it aims to highlight the goodness found in every pack.