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28Oct

Ensure Your Product Labels Are Straight

By Ian Renton | Essential Oil Labels, Food Labels, Label Material Types, Product Labels, Uncategorized | 28 Oct 2020 |

To present your products in the best possible way, you must ensure your product labels are straight. Whether you apply your labels by hand, use your own…

8Sep

Tamper Seals For Your Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Honey Labels, Jam Labels, Jar Labels, Label Printing - General Knowledge, Label Stocks, Packaging Labels, Product Labels, Uncategorized | 8 Sep 2020 |

Before printing tamper seals for your food labels , you should consider what can go wrong without them. Security is not just about your buildings, your …

23Apr

Eight Roll Directions For Product Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Label Material Types, Label Printing - General Knowledge, Label Printing - Miscellaneous, Label Printing Processes | 23 Apr 2020 |

There are eight roll directions for product labels on rolls. Product labels must be printed to suit bottling companies. When you print bottle labels for…

9Apr

Liquor Manufacturers Need Hand Sanitiser Labels

By Ian Renton | Essential Oil Labels, Food Labels, Hand Sanitiser Label, Label Material Types, Label Printing - General Knowledge, Product Labels | 9 Apr 2020 |

Liquor manufacturers need hand sanitiser labels because they have many of the ingredients as well as the licenses and equipment to make hand sanitisers.…

20Feb

The Link Between Food Labels And Marketing

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 20 Feb 2020 |

The link between food labels and marketing is that the message must be consistent and brief. What makes your food product special? Is it healthy?…

20Nov

Health Benefits On Your Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Christmas Labels, Food Labels | 20 Nov 2019 |

Before you can demonstrate the health benefits on your food labels, it is important to understand the law. There are penalties for making false claims. …

2Aug

Your Product Labels Should Appeal To A Niche Market

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Product Labels | 2 Aug 2019 |

[caption id="attachment_2311" align="aligncenter" width="686"] Paudha Healing at the Sydney Vegan Markets. Click here to visit their website and view th…

1Apr

Get Jar Labels To Go From The Side Of The Jar To The Lid

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Jar Labels | 1 Apr 2019 |

Many jars use one, two or three labels but one option is to get jar labels to go from the side of the jar to the lid. You can see how this is done below…

17Dec

How Important Are Your Food Labels?

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Label Design Tips | 17 Dec 2018 |

Have you ever stopped to think how important are your food labels ? On Friday, I received a phone call from one of our new customers in 2018. We helped …

10Oct

The Pitfalls of DIY Label Printing

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Label Printing - Miscellaneous, Uncategorized | 10 Oct 2018 |

The pitfalls of DIY label printing are many. You can get caught out if you attempt to do your own plumbing or your own electrical work. The ramifica…

5Jul

Get The Best Food Labels For Non-Priority Foods

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 5 Jul 2018 |

[caption id="attachment_2092" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Non-priority foods such as bottled water do not require a full country of origin label[/c…

18Jun

Use Verbal Persuasion And The Best Food Labels To Sell More Of Your Food Products

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 18 Jun 2018 |

It is important to use verbal persuasion and the best food labels to sell more of your food products. Before you can do this, you really need a reason t…

8Jun

Just Three Weeks Left To Comply With New Laws For Your Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 8 Jun 2018 |

The new country of origin food labelling laws come into effect on July 1, 2018. This means you have just three weeks left to comply with new laws for yo…

7May

Use By Dates On Your Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 7 May 2018 |

It is essential to include use by dates on your food labels to make sure your food labels are legal . You need to include a detailed list of ingredients…

23Apr

Laws Governing Your Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 23 Apr 2018 |

The advantage of having strong laws governing your food labels is that it enables you to compete on a level playing field. In other words, all food …

4Apr

Free Range Egg Labels

By Ian Renton | Egg Labels, Food Labels | 4 Apr 2018 |

[caption id="attachment_1875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The chickens pictured here belong to Robyn Renton, production manager at Renton's Labels.…

5Dec

5 Tips To Get The Very Best Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 5 Dec 2017 |

To get the very best food labels , there are several things you need. Before you plan your design or marketing or sales tactics, you need to make su…

14Nov

Microwave Labels Need A Special Stock

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Freezer Labels, Microwave Labels | 14 Nov 2017 |

Microwave labels need a special stock because many labels will melt when exposed to extreme heat, even for a short time. For example, plastic labels are…

5May

Clearer Food Labels Will Help Consumers

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 5 May 2017 |

Last week, I heard a radio advertisement spruiking the advantage of clearer food labels to help consumers. This government website is quite new and prov…

10Apr

Marketing Your Cakes And Pies Starts With Bakery Labels

By Ian Renton | Bakery Labels, Food Labels | 10 Apr 2017 |

Late last month, I had the opportunity to go to a local growers market in the Blue Mountains. This market only opens once a month so it was popular with…

6Feb

Use Your Freezer Labels Correctly

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Freezer Labels | 6 Feb 2017 |

Freezer labels are commonly used on food that has been precooked and then frozen for use or sale at a later stage. In most cases these labels are rea…

10Aug

What Printed Labels Should You Use When You Are Starting Out In Business?

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Marketing Your Food Products, Product Labels | 10 Aug 2016 |

let's say you have your products ready to sell. It might be honey, jam, cosmetics or some other product. Before I make a recommendation as to the best w…

14Jun

Food Labels at the Federal Election

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 14 Jun 2016 |

How Can You Market Your Food Products in a Novel Way? The federal election is less than three weeks away now so it will be time to vote very soon. Even…

25Apr

New Laws for Food Labels Begin on July 1, 2016

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 25 Apr 2016 |

In my blog on July 27, 2015, I forecasted that it's time to plan for new food labels . Well these days, Commonwealth, federal and territory ministers do…

2Feb

Breakfast Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 2 Feb 2016 |

Last week, as students were going back to school, the importance of eating breakfast was being emphasised in the media. It seems that the trend of stude…

27Jul

It's Time To Plan For New Food Labels

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 27 Jul 2015 |

Last week, the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott and the Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce announced proposed new laws for food labels . These are to be …

10Nov

Use Your Food Labels To Educate Your Customers

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 10 Nov 2014 |

One of the challenges all business owners have is to educate your customers about what you do. What makes your product and service better than your comp…

18Jul

Your Food Labels Must Highlight Your Benefits

By Ian Renton | Food Labels | 18 Jul 2014 |

Being in the food business brings with it obvious responsibilities. There are certainly government regulations regarding the manufacture of your food pr…

28May

Make Sure Your Food Labels Are Legal

By Ian Renton | Food Labels, Labelling Laws | 28 May 2014 |

According to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 , Australian businesses must not provide any information to consumers that can be construed as being …

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