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Know someone who goes above and beyond to ensure food safety?

23 June, 2017 by

The Australian HACCP Conference Awards provide the food industry with a chance to recognise and reward the achievements of those who work tirelessly to ensure the safety of our food supply.


Bulk wheat Port Code exemptions proposed for a couple of smaller players

23 June, 2017 by

The ACCC is proposing to grant bulk wheat Port Code exemptions to Riordan Grain Services and Semaphore Container Services at the Port of Geelong and Port Adelaide.


Want to make money in the food industry?

22 June, 2017 by

Specialty foods and beverages could provide a path to profit. In the US, specialty food industry sales hit $127 billion in 2016 with strong growth recorded by traditional and non-traditional specialty food retailers, foodservice operators and distributors.


Innovation key feature at foodpro 2017

22 June, 2017 by

As foodpro 2017 nears, it’s clear that innovations from across the industry will feature heavily across the show floor. In what will be the largest show yet, many of the technologies to be showcased at foodpro will create serious change for the food manufacturing industry.


What sector is responsible for 30% of Australian manufacturing?

20 June, 2017 by

I'll give you a hint — it's not mining! You're right, it's us — the food and beverage manufacturing sector.


If it's not from a dairy it's not milk

16 June, 2017 by

The Court of Justice in the European Union has just decided that non-dairy products can't be called milk in the EU.


New Zealanders digging deep to keep Dunedin a chocolate manufacturing town

16 June, 2017 by

New Zealanders have taken to crowdfunding to try to save the Cadbury factory in Dunedin.


What is Nestlé up to in the US?

16 June, 2017 by

Nestlé is "exploring strategic options for its US confectionery business, including a potential sale".


New CEO for AFGC

16 June, 2017 by

Tanya Barden is taking on the role of CEO at the Australian Food and Grocery Council.


How to improve occupational health and safety management in the food industry

14 June, 2017 by

When health and safety is done well, it is not a business overhead but a facilitator of continuous improvement practices that add value to the business.


Crumbs — that's a big recall

13 June, 2017 by Janette Woodhouse

Mislabelling by a single breadcrumb supplier has led to recalls of 1.398 million kilos of food in the US.


Get educated while you attend foodpro

08 June, 2017 by

Curated with the intent to inform, challenge and ultimately provide solutions to issues and developments in the industry, foodpro is presenting a series of free seminars. Coinciding with foodpro 2017, industry experts will deliver seminars that are pertinent to the food and beverage industry.


The 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference 2017

06 June, 2017 by

Under the theme 'Grain Technology for Consumer Nutrition', the 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference will bring together scientific and technical experts with a focus on grain breeding, processing, nutrition and consumer foods in a truly international event celebrating grain science and technology.


Why Fonterra is investing $20 million at its Te Rapa site

05 June, 2017 by

Fonterra has announced an investment of almost $20 million at its Te Rapa site to meet growing demand for cream cheese and mini-dish butter.


How to stop stress, anxiety and depression impacting your workforce

01 June, 2017 by

Twenty per cent of employees take time off due to stress, anxiety and depression each year. At the Safety in Action seminar series you can find out how to minimise this in your workplace.


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