Industry News Roundup – August 2021Posted on August 25th, 2021 in Industry News
Smart and intelligent packaging are on the horizon, packaging that records temperature or lets the consumer know when it’s approaching best before dates. Along with the capability to let the manufacturer know where in the supply chain the product is.
What will this mean to the design and format of the packaging of the future?
Find out at AUSPACK 2022.
We’ll have dedicated thought leadership and hands on session’s covering how you can prepare your business to capture your share of this global 48 billion USD market.
In the meantime see what’s happening in smart packaging news below.
AP to lead global nano-enabled packaging market
A report conducted by Polaris Market Research estimates that the global nano-enabled packaging market will reach US$89 billion ($121 billion) by 2026, and that Asia-Pacific is expected to lead the global nano-enabled packaging market until 2021.
New cloud-based tool for fresh produce labelling
A cloud-based printing tool to improve coding and labelling for fresh produce has been released by Matthews. The free iDSnet Cloud software generates and prints carton, crate and SSCC labels.
Smart packaging builds trust and opens trade doors
On-pack track and trace technology, in the form of smart labels, is being embraced by Australasia’s meat producers, as a tool to deliver supply chain transparency, product authentication, proof of provenance, consumer engagement, and now, COVID-19 clearance.
Laava puts Smart Fingerprint on Tamburlaine wines
Tamburlaine Organic Wines’ 2021 range will feature a unique Laava Smart Fingerprint, which on scanning allows consumers to explore the wine’s backstory, and connect to micro-investment platform Upstreet to receive shares in a sustainability Exchange Traded Fund (ETF).