How Can Label Printing Boost Food Product Sales for SME Manufacturers?

What does it take to create a successful pre-packaged food product? A delicious bit of food is an important prerequisite. But on most occasions, customers make the decision to buy something well before they’ve tasted it. In order to stand out at that stage, manufacturers must rely on something other…

The Role Of Packaging In Reducing Food Waste

Prof Pierre Pienaar, Education Director from the Australian Institute of Packaging and President of the World Packaging Organisation looks at how food packaging contributes to food waste. The function of food packaging ranges from protecting products from damage, spoilage and contamination. However, it is also critical in ensuring that food chains are sustainable and is…

Biodegradable Plastics: Environmental Impacts And Waste Management Strategies

Tony Seers from the Australian Institute of Packaging and Australasian Bioplastics Association explores the ramifications of bioplastics disposal within marine environments and strategies towards proper waste management practices.  According to The Australian Standard,  ‪AS4736, biodegradable bioplastics are only “compostable” or “biodegrable” in terrestrial landscapes, and are most suited for biodegradation…

New Packaging Policies Are A Global Game Changer

Susan Hansen, Global Strategist, Food&Agri Supply Chains for Rabobank, explores the changing packaging policies in China and its global impact.    The Policy Challenge Over the last couple of years, local and national governments worldwide have presented strategies for dealing with the growing challenges of packaging waste. Some of these proposed…
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