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New APAC leadership for DSM Nutritional Products

16 August, 2017 by Nichola Murphy | Supplied by: DSM Nutritional Products

To increase growth in Asia Pacific, Royal DSM has appointed Pieter Nuboer and André Rhoen into new leadership positions for their nutritional products.

24th HACCP Conference is almost upon us

14 August, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Held 30–31 August, registrations for the 24th HACCP Conference will soon be closing.

Unilever acquires Weis from founders

14 August, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Unilever announced last week that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Australian ice-cream company Weis.

Adelaide teaches the world about marketing wine and spirits

14 August, 2017 by

Even though France boasts thousands of years of winemaking and South Australia only 200-odd, French (and Chinese) students come to Adelaide to learn about wine and spirits marketing.

FBI warns the food sector may be vulnerable to terrorist attacks

10 August, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Terrorist attacks in the food industry are possible but a bigger threat is the unhappy insider.

Is your company's WHS up to date?

07 August, 2017 by

Nothing will kill a company faster than an adverse workplace health and safety incident. Are you sure your company is au fait with the latest industrial safety polices, research, services and equipment?

Jail for horsemeat fraudsters

03 August, 2017 by

Three businessmen who passed off horsemeat as beef in a simple grab for profit have been convicted of fraud, with two being given custodial sentences and one a suspended sentence.

Hannapak goes to WestRock for $75 million

02 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hannapak

The Hanna Group (Hannapak), one of Australia's leading providers of folding cartons, has been acquired by WestRock Company.

JBT buys into powder filling

02 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: JBT FoodTech

JBT Corporation has purchased an English provider of powder filling systems, PLF International, for £28 million.

Marel is getting further into pork and beef

31 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Marel

Marel's strategy to be a full-line supplier to the poultry, meat and fish industries globally is closer to fruition with the company's acquisition of Sulmaq.

Nestlé signs deal to test dehydrated food technology

31 July, 2017 by

Nestec, a subsidiary of Nestlé, has signed a Technology Evaluation and License Option Agreement to test EnWave's Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) food dehydration technology.

Fines for fake 'free-range' claims aren't poultry

31 July, 2017 by

Snowdale Holdings has been ordered to pay a total of $750,000 in penalties for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were 'free-range'.

ISEKI_Food Conference — call for papers

31 July, 2017 by

Food scientists from research and industry, technologists, students and the wider community are invited to present topics relevant to food science and technology, industry and education at the 2018 ISEKI_Food Conference in Stuttgart.

Finally, food retail spending is increasing

31 July, 2017 by

The latest AFCG CHEP Retail Index points to modest recovery in retail turnover in Australia, led by the food, particularly catered food, sector.

Dearer milk and milk products on the horizon

28 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

The ongoing rebalancing of supply and demand in global dairy markets has led the Fonterra Co-operative Group to increase its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the upcoming 2018 season. The new forecast is $6.75 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS), replacing the May 2017 forecast of $6.50/kgMS.

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