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Science and nutrition company Royal DSM has been celebrated for its omega-3 fatty acids made from natural marine algae rather than fish oil from wild-caught fish.

Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list mentioned DSM’s positive social impact for the third consecutive year.

Veramaris, DSM’s joint venture with Evonik, was developed for animal nutrition applications, helping support life below water by reducing impact on ocean resources.

Fortune also praised DSM’s contributions to The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit aiming to rid the world’s oceans of plastic through advanced technology.

DSM supports their mission by sharing facilities, materials knowledge and networks.

Packaging News

In a record year of entries, the annual Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design (PIDA) Awards program – coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) – has announced the finalists for 2021 across 11 categories. The list represents the cream of the crop in packaging design innovation and industry contribution for 2021.

Nestle Oceania has switched to recyclable paper packaging supplied by Amcor for its Smarties confectionery range in Australia, upgrading its manufacturing lines to accommodate the material change.

Global label printing giant, Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), is buying 58-year-old leading Australian provider of in-mould label solutions, Herrods, for an undisclosed sum.