AIP Awards Food Category

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand have designed Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA) to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field across the two countries. The Food category recognises organisations that have designed innovative packaging and processing materials, packaging and machinery/equipment within food […]

Zero waste Qantas & BioPak’s push for sustainability

Australia’s leading eco-friendly packaging company BioPak has teamed up with Qantas to launch the world’s first “zero waste flight”. A flight leaving early this morning from Sydney towards Adelaide is part of the most ambitious environmental push by any airline. BioPaks certified compostable packaging will be commercially composted in Adelaide and replace a range of […]

Rockit are rocking the new sustainable packaging

The team at Rockit believes their company are the leading edge to new developments in a fast changing global packaging environment and continuing to work to develop sustainable packaging that meets global food safety, durability and exports standards. Rockit CEO Austin Mortimer says, “This is a huge work in progress as there is a great […]

Violet Crumble has been bagged!

Iconic confectionary brand, Violet Crumble, is now available in bag format. After being withdrawn for ten years, Robert Menz has re-introduced the bag format now that it begins production in Adelaide factory in 2018. CEO of Robert Menz, Phil Sims says, “there’s been huge consumer demand for the return of the Violet Crumble bag since […]

Rockit Global new sustainable packaging

  Rockit Global’s The Hawke Bay apple company has launched a fully recyclable and bio-degradable cardboard packaging into Australian and New Zealand supermarkets and food stores. The miniature RockitTM apples are sold in packs making them a on the go snack. Only recently did the packs change from recyclable PET plastics which was considered optimal […]

Help set Sustainability goals

  Sustainability goals set forth by governing bodies in the food and beverage industry. China’s National Sword policy has increased media attention around the world with businesses and governing bodies in Australia setting goals towards sustainability. Innova market insights commented, “an alliance between food and packaging suppliers and waste management agencies is paramount to packaging […]


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