Topic: packaging

Food labelling 101 workshop

8.45 am – 1 pm, Tuesday 18 September 2018
Level 1, 440 Collins St, Melbourne
FoodLegal’s Charles Fisher will present an interactive half-day workshop and walk participants through all the elements to consider when developing a product label, from allergen statements to ingredients lists.
This event is for anyone starting their journey into […]

Innovative farmers come up with ways to phase out single-use plastic packaging

Paul Crock wants to pioneer sustainable packaging in the meat industry. (ABC Rural: Jess Davis)

Paul Crock wants to pioneer sustainable packaging in the meat industry. (ABC Rural: Jess Davis)
 
Innovative farmers and producers are coming up with their own solutions to phase out single-use plastic, but hope the market will drive demand for plastic-free options.
Gippsland beef producer Paul Crock believes he can go plastic-free, despite being […]

Recycling Industry Transition Support Grants open

Victoria’s recycling industry has been provided a $1 million funding package as part of the State Government’s response to China’s National Sword policy.
The move is part of the Victorian Government’s $13 million package towards councils and industry to support the ongoing collection of household recyclable waste.
Funding will be available to […]

Packaging innovation to improve waste outcomes

Case study
The applicant produces safe food packaging for the catering sector. Wastage, spoilage and micro-organism growth continue to be problems.
To decrease supply chain costs, and reduce the use of plastics and food wastage, the business collaborates with an R&D facility to research and develop packaging – using paper-based degradable materials […]