SPC ProVital's easy-open cup has won a 2018 World Packaging Organisation's WorldStar Award.
Researchers demonstrated that dormant L. monocytogenes, the bacterium that causes listeriois, can be unknowingly harboured by humans and animals.
Now is the time to enter submissions for the 2018 Packaging & Processing Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA), which will be held in Queensland on 2 May.
An arbitration tribunal has ruled that New Zealand dairy company, Fonterra, must pay a total of NZ$183 million to Danone after a contamination scare in 2013.
The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) has collaborated with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) to make the Certified Packaging Professional In Training (CPIT) designation available in Australasia.
Northern Co-operative Meat Company Ltd recently received the 2017 Information Technology and Management Award for its meat processing, buffering, sortation and sequencing solution.
HMPS took home the Stephen Moore Service Provider Award for its commitment to automating the food, beverage and packaging industries in order to help the South Australian food business grow.
An interim report into the dairy industry by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has suggested that a mandatory code of conduct should be implemented to help address bargaining power imbalances between processors and farmers.
The managing director of Fresh Produce Alliance, Jennifer Franceschi, has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Telstra Australian Corporate and Private Award for her efforts towards sustainable agriculture.
Trade down 84%, 32,000 job losses, annual beef production down $3.9 billion, annual pork production down $3.7 billion… these are just some of the catastrophic forecasts made in a recent report about the impact that a hard Brexit scenario would have on the European meat industry.
The federal government has announced in the 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper that it plans to introduce a unified national brand, 'Brand Australia', to promote the country's products in international markets.
ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh said reliable information is important in encouraging future investment and ensuring the productivity of the red meat industry, but there is still much to be done before this is achieved.
In New Zealand the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with several food businesses to recall products that contain buckwheat flour that has been found to contain gluten. The affected buckwheat flour, supplied by Davis Food Ingredients, has been unwittingly used in products advertised as gluten-free or in products consumers consider to be gluten-free.
Australian vegetable farmers are responding to consumer demands for a wider variety of fresh vegetables and increasing their profitability as well.
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