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Beverage trends: no- and low- outperform full-alcohol drinks

19 January, 2022

No- and low-alcohol drinks in key global markets reach almost US$10 billion in value, according to the latest 2021 market report from IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.


Robern Menz rebrands as Menz Confectionery

17 January, 2022

The South Australian chocolate and confectionery manufacturer has refreshed its image with a new name, logo and tagline.


Coles opens new round of grants for sustainable innovation

17 January, 2022

Coles is providing grants of up to $500,000 for successful applicants as part of a program to drive new technological advances, products and processes.


Grants available for food and beverage manufacturers

14 January, 2022

Small and medium food and beverage manufacturers can now apply for a grant of up to $25,000 each under the latest Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) program.


Peak food bodies endorse critical worker COVID-19 changes

14 January, 2022

The AMIC and AFGC have given the recent rule changes for critical workers a positive reception.


AUSPACK 2022: now open for registrations

14 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Exhibitions & Trade Fairs Pty Ltd

Registrations for the AUSPACK 2022 processing and packaging trade event being held in Melbourne this May are now open.


What 2022 looks like for the aquaculture industry

12 January, 2022

Rabobank research has released a report on how the aquaculture market is likely to fare in 2022, based on a conference of aquaculture experts.


Kaeser launches compressed air webinar series

12 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

These educational webinars are being broadcast online for convenience and so that a wide range of people can attend.


EPA issues fine to poultry processing facility

11 January, 2022

The NSW Environmental Protection Agency has issued a fine to a poultry processing facility for allegedly releasing high-strength wastewater.


Flexicon opens Malaysia office

10 January, 2022

The office will be offering sales and services for the Southeast Asia region.


Critical workers exempt from self-isolation conditions

10 January, 2022

Due to rising COVID-19 cases, new rules allowing asymptomatic workers who provide critical services to return to work have been instituted.


Better Juice partnership for sugar-reduced juices

17 December, 2021

FoodTech startup Better Juice has sealed its first commercial deal to bring reduced-sugar juices one step closer to the supermarket beverage aisles.


Victorian meat processor fined for cattle crushing death

14 December, 2021

The company was fined for not providing a safe working environment after a stockman in its employ was killed in a cattle crushing incident on a third-party's farm.


FSANZ calls for comment on infant formula method

14 December, 2021

The new method involves creating an oligosaccharide for infant formula using genetically modified bacteria.


Further government funding announced for manufacturing

14 December, 2021

The second round of funding under the Modern Manufacturing Initiative has been announced, with applications open for food and beverage projects on 17 December.


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