Packaging

Planet Protector Packaging has won the inaugural Ocean Impact Pitchfest as it looks to fulfill the UN Sustainable Development Goal Number 14: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.

Coca-Cola Australia said by the end of 2021, it would reduce its use of virgin plastic by 40,000 tonnes (compared with 2017) by using frozen drink cups and lids made from recycled plastic.

KitKat is temporarily replacing the logo on its four-finger milk chocolate bar pack as part of a new campaign to encourage and educate Australians on how to recycle soft plastics correctly.

Product cloud EVRYTHNG has partnered with Result Group of Companies, the Australian supplier of product packaging solutions, to accelerate the digitisation of products in Australia.

Timboon Fine Ice Cream is marking its 21st anniversary with new packaging design across its range, developed by Sydney-based studio Squad Ink.

Spirits company Bacardi has unveiled plans to use a new, 100 per cent biodegradable bottle, which the company says will replace 80 million plastic bottles every year.

Sydney studio Tweak has developed a vibrant packaging design for the new Ayam Hawker Market sauce range, aiming to emulate a street food feel across each flavour pack.

Brown Brothers’ limited edition BlazeAid Shiraz is a finalist in the New Zealand Best Design Awards for its pack deisgn, which aimed to help rebuild communities affected by bushfires.

The Pro-Pac Group is delighted to announce it has been granted approval through APCO for its Barrier Laminated Polypropylene trays to be treated as kerbside recyclable, meaning they can be placed in a household recycling bin.

Australian’s pizza palette has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and so too has the potential for contamination in recycling bins, according to the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).

Australian winery Fourth Wave is greeting consumers with its new range of plant-based wines named, Hello!, and has worked with Denomination for its packaging design.

Gin brand Beefeater is entering the ANZ ready-to-drink (RTD) market with its new range, and has collaborated with Boundless Brand Design for its packaging design featuring bespoke illustrations.

De Bortoli Wines has developed three sustainably produced wines under its new label, 17 Trees. The range is packed in recycled materials from O-I Glass and Multi-Colour Corporation.

In yet another rejection of plastic packaging by a major brand, Cotton On Foundation, in partnership with Wallaby Water, has launched Australia's first bottled water in resealable aluminium packaging.

Seafood specialist Blue Harvest has taken steps to ensure its oyster packaging is not adding to the ocean plastic problem, choosing compostable sugarcane pulp-based trays supplied by BioPak.

Calabria Family Wines has teamed up with Adelaide-based design agency Woodscannon to refresh the packaging design of its Richland series, which takes inspiration to the winery’s origin story.