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South Australia loses as Coca-Cola Amatil remodels its supply chain

22 February, 2017 by

Coca-Cola Amatil intends to spend around $90 million over the next three years to remodel its supply chain. This will involve increasing production in Western Australia and Queensland but closing its manufacturing operations in South Australia.

Run for a cause in 2017

22 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Food Processing Equipment Pty Ltd

FPE General Manager Tania Carey will lead a team to run the New York Marathon in honour of her twin sister, who passed away from bowel cancer.

Mondelez/Cadbury is pulling out of Dunedin

16 February, 2017 by

After 80 years in Dunedin, Mondelez has announced it is closing the plant and moving most of its production to Australia.

ABB is getting into 3D inspection

16 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has just acquired NUB3D so it can expand its portfolio of ABB Ability solutions that connect users to the Industrial Internet of Things.

Innovation and design to rule at the AIP’s National Technical Forums

13 February, 2017 by

Forty-two speakers, including eight internationals, will cover a broad range of topics relating to the theme Innovation and Design at this year's National Technical Forums.

HACCP releases pest management standard for food industry

08 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: HACCP Australia

HACCP Australia has released a new standard for pest management services for the food industry, meeting international best practice both in its development and in terms of the standard itself.

People in packaging: Roya Khalil

08 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Roya Khalil explains why she believes the CPP designation is so important to the packaging industry.

New book examines product stewardship in action

06 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

A new book available from the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) examines how and why leading companies are taking responsibility for the environmental impact of their products and packaging.

Exports keep the meat industry growing

06 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: IBISWorld

Meat processors are benefiting from strong export demand for Australian beef, with many making large gains in IBISWorld's Top 100 Food & Beverage list.

Another reason to attend AUSPACK

02 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Registrations are now open for the 2017 National Technical Forums. Featuring 42 international and local speakers over four days, the 2017 National Technical Forums are another reason to make sure you attend AUSPACK.

Christmas retail boost won't last: index

01 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: CHEP Australia

The latest edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index has predicted that a lift in retail turnover growth over the December quarter will be short-lived, with the early months of 2017 expected to see a return to the trend of slowing growth that characterised 2016.

Second edition of the Illustrated Glossary of Packaging Terminology

30 January, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The second edition of the Illustrated Glossary of Packaging Terminology, a comprehensive guide to packaging terminology, is now available from the AIP bookstore.

Augmented reality and AUSPACK

25 January, 2017 by

It's possible that augmented reality (AR) will transform packaging into a dynamic marketing tool that will to revolutionise the industry. And you can be one of the first to experience this.

One-click tool for food chemical toxicity information

24 January, 2017 by

OpenFoodTox is an open-source database that provides instant information about the toxicity of chemicals found in the food and feed chain.

Food industry partnership to help Africa feed its growing population

20 January, 2017 by

US flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills is joining US not-for-profit Partners in Food Solutions in an effort to improve food security, nutrition and economic development across Africa, where the population is expected to double by 2050.

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