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Packaging Innovations and Trends in the Meat Industry

This technical dinner is a joint event of SPE and AIP on packaging innovations and trends in meat industry.

Seminar program is as follow:

Polymers, Plastics and Packaging for a Sustainable Future

Madapusi Srinivasan

Associate Dean, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne

Madapusi Srinivasan

Srini is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at RMIT. His previous affiliations include

National University of Singapore, University of Texas, and CTC Technologies, Inc.

His research expertise includes nanoscale engineering for energy and environment,

molecular assembly, polymer composites and hybrids, thin films, surface

functionalisation and immobilisation, with preference towards environmentally

benign methods of processing.

Consumer insights into packaging vs food waste and behaviours that are

driving change in retail pack formats in the Australian meat case. A review

of pack attributes that can capitalise on these changing consumer demands.

Alan Adams MAIP

Market Manager - Retail, Case ready Meat, Poultry and Seafood Sealed Air

Alan Adams

A career specialist in food packaging Alan has worked through a number of roles

for Trigon Packaging, Innovia Films and now Sealed Air. Formerly National Sales

Manager – Cryovac Food Solutions, Alan is now Market Manager Retail and Case

Ready for Fresh Red Meat, Poultry and Seafood. In this role Alan has developed a

passion for exploring what drives consumer behaviour towards packaging and

how our industry needs to change to keep up their changing demands.

The latest innovations, trends and opportunities in the meat industry.

Michael Lee MAIP

Manager, High Value Food Frontiers, Meat & Livestock Australia

Michael comes from a food technology background with 20 years experience

across the meat supply chain. Michael completed his post graduate research

in new packaging formats and business models for fresh and cooked meats.

Since 2012, Michael has been with MLA working on off-farm demand building

research and development and innovation capability development programs

to create and capture value for industry. As part of Michael’s role, investigating

emerging packaging trends, developing networks of strategic research providers

and partnering with industry to develop and commercialise packaging initiatives

are key focus area.

An overview of current developments and innovative technologies being

Implemented by Scott in the meat processing industry.

Stuart Shaw

Red Meat Business Manager, Scott Automation + Robotics

Stuart Shaw

Stuart Shaw is the Red Meat Business Manager at Scott Automation + Robotics,

which is located in Sydney. Stuart joined Scott Automation + Robotics in 2004

and has over twenty-eight years’ experience in automation, materials handling,

packaging and processing technology development having held several

positions in Australia and Europe in technical and business development roles.

For further information contact Craig Benson on 0417 373 004 or

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