The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has released an Industry Advice Notice (IAN) announcing applications are open for citrus packhouses to be approved for export in 2018 to certain countries.
More than one-third of Australian manufacturing jobs are in the food and beverage, grocery and fresh produce sectors. This sector turned over $127.4 billion in 2015/16 and delivered an extra 7300 jobs in the same time.
The World Union of Wholesale Markets Congress (WUWM) will bring together over 250 local and international delegates from 20 countries around the world to discuss challenges and opportunities in the industry.
Australian products are gaining popularity in Asian countries, with Nestlé Australia recently announcing it has partnered with one of China's biggest e-commerce platforms, VIP.com, to launch two Australian brands into the market.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will invest CA$320,000 (AU$326,631) in the University of Guelph's Biodiversity Institute of Ontario to support collaborative research projects using DNA barcoding.
Arrow Scientific and Key Diagnostics are merging with the combined business commencing operation on 1 October.
Swiss engineering group ABB has announced it will buy GE Industrial Solutions for a sum of US$2.6 billion ($3.3 billion), strengthening its position in the global electrification market.
According to a recent report by GlobalData, the Indian wine sector is expected to grow at a value compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.9% between 2016 and 2021.
John Lemon lemonade has been forced to change its name following legal action claiming infringement of the John Lennon trademark.
With Amazon set to enter the Australian market, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has reminded the online retail giant that it must ensure it complies with Australia's unfair contract terms legislation.
After analysing the preparedness of the food and beverage industry for product recall, a recent survey conducted by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and Victual found that most companies are underprepared in the event of a crisis.
Last week, seafood industry leaders and decision-makers gathered in Canberra to present a set of strategies that they believe will shape the future of the seafood industry.
Qenos's direct polyethylene (PE) business, eXsource, has seen positive signs for further growth in the packaging industry.
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