AIP Provides Two Weeks Intensive Lecturing for Master of Food & Packaging Course

As the course lecturers for both the Food Packaging Materials and Processes Unit and Food Packaging Design Unit of the Master of Food & Packaging Course at the Melbourne University, the AIP and their expert lecturers, led by Pierre Pienaar FAIP, CPP and Michael Grima MAIP, recently spent two intensive weeks with the latest intake of students in Melbourne


AIP supported CRC to fight food waste currently seeking approval

With 42% of food produced in Australia currently ending up as waste — either during the production and manufacturing stages or via the end consumer — over 50 industry and research organisations have come together to do something about it. The Fight Food Waste & Fraud Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), originally proposed in November 2016, aims to tackle the growing international problem of food waste


The Shocking Cost of Food Waste

Written by Karl Deily, President Food Care, Sealed Air: This world wastes an astonishing amount of food. About one third of all the food that is produced is wasted. A 2011, United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report estimated in 2007, 1.6 billion tons of food was wasted. As a comparison, 6 billion tons of food was produced globally that year. The United States alone spends $218 billion a year growing, processing, transporting and disposing of food that is never eaten.


Master of Food and Packaging Innovation Internships

The University of Melbourne and the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) would like to offer your company the opportunity to engage students from the Master of Food and Packaging Innovation (MFPI) for an industry internship in 2018. The Master course is a joint initiative between the University of Melbourne and the AIP. The MFPI is a unique post-graduate Degree, training students to be well rounded professionals in the area of NPD as well as food packaging processes and design.


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