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Filling and dosing and Industry 4.0

20 February, 2018 by

ViscoTec will bring its expertise in the field of dosing and filling technology to German research and development association FERA.

Virgin Australia's six-year catering deal with Gate Gourmet

20 February, 2018 by

Virgin Australia has recently announced that Gate Gourmet will be its sole service provider for the next six years.

Dining in causes less food waste

19 February, 2018 by

Not everyone enjoys the same foods, so it comes as no surprise that food waste is higher when consumers dine out than when they cook for themselves.

Who drinks the most packaged tea — China or India?

15 February, 2018 by

Although the United Kingdom has gained a reputation for housing avid tea drinkers, research has revealed that the competition for the world's biggest packaged tea market is actually between India and China.

DLibrary acquired by GS1 Australia

14 February, 2018 by

GS1 Australia's mission to provide suppliers, retailers and industry with a state-of-the-art solution to manage and share high-quality product images and accurate consumer-facing product data with trading partners is behind the organisation's acquisition of digital product photography, online hosting and distribution services provider DLibrary from PMP Digital Pty Ltd.

Packaging conference includes international awards

14 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Register now to attend this year's AIP National Conference. This will be a great opportunity to find out everything that is going on nationally and internationally in the world of packaging, to network with other packaging professionals and to see who is doing what.

Australasia's first CPIT from Simplot

12 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Sigrid Tusek is not only the newest and youngest member of the Simplot packaging team, she is also the first person in Australasia to receive the Certified Packaging Professional in Training (CPIT) designation.

Order-In has been taken out

08 February, 2018 by

Online corporate catering provider Order-In has been acquired by Rocket Internet for an undisclosed figure.

Four chooks on the back of a ute — stocking density

06 February, 2018 by

The ACCC has released guidance for egg producers on its approach to enforcing the new National Information Standard on free-range eggs, which comes into effect on 26 April.

Duravant acquires Key Technology for US$175 m

02 February, 2018 by

Duravant, an automation and engineered equipment company, is moving further into the food processing industry with its recent acquisition of Key Technology for about US$175 million.

Australian manufacturing is not dead

30 January, 2018 by

Investment in R&D and operational efficiencies can help Australian food and beverage companies like Frosty Boy compete and win on the international stage.

New GM for HAVER & BOECKER Australia

30 January, 2018 by

With Gabriela Emanuele returning to HAVER & BOECKER headquarters in Germany, the company has appointed Clélio Tonelli Filho as general manager of its Australian division.

New ASTM International Standard helps classify waste

30 January, 2018 by

A new ASTM International Standard will provide companies with a general classification for sustainability accounting purposes and key performance indicators related to discarded materials.

Nominations open for 2018 Factory of the Year award

24 January, 2018 by

Are you proud of your factory performance? If so, you may want to participate in the second Factory of the Year competition.

FSIS suggests HACCP could help egg product safety

23 January, 2018 by

In an attempt to improve the safety of egg products, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has suggested amending egg product inspection regulations.

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