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Fonterra forecasts strong farmgate milk prices

23 May, 2018 by

Fonterra Co-operative Group has announced an opening forecast farmgate milk price of NZ$7.00 per kgMS (kilogram of milk solids) for the 2018/19 season.

Emerson to acquire Aventics

23 May, 2018 by

Acquiring Aventics from Triton for EUR527 million (AU$820 million) will strengthen Emerson's global presence in delivering fluid automation solutions.

Invitations open for 2018 Food Network Expo

22 May, 2018 by

Monash Food Innovation Centre (MFIC) is hosting the Food Network Expo at Monash Clayton, taking place on Tuesday, 5 June 2018.

Worried about food safety?

22 May, 2018 by

The APAC Food Safety Conference will help the food industry prepare for the food safety challenges coming with increased globalisation and hidden supply chains.

2018 APPMA Scholarship winner announced

21 May, 2018 by

Nathan Leong, Packaging/Product Technologist at Primo Smallgoods, was announced as the winner of the 2018 APPMA Scholarship.

Lupin labelling mandatory from 26 May

18 May, 2018 by

From 26 May it will be mandatory that any product containing lupin meets allergen labelling requirements.

Manufacturers call for more information on infant formula labels

15 May, 2018 by

Infant formula manufacturers hope a review by FSANZ will allow them to provide more information on labels to help mothers make informed product choices.

Burger bar fined over $300K for exploiting workers

14 May, 2018 by

The Federal Circuit Court fined Burger Buzz owner Todd Patrick Buzza $51,735 for underpaying workers, while his company has been penalised an additional $258,495.

Why the food industry is nicer than the banking industry

11 May, 2018 by Janette Woodhouse

The apparent greed and lack of ethics in the banking industry are in the headlines — it's a pity the generosity of the food industry doesn't get as much publicity.

ACCC criticises progress on cattle industry reform

08 May, 2018 by

The ACCC said the cattle industry has made "little progress" on the 15 recommendations it made to bring about better transparency.

$2.4m boost for grains R&D in WA

07 May, 2018 by

The McGowan government is investing an additional $24 million to help battle increasing competition from overseas grain producers.

Turi and OSI merge

07 May, 2018 by

A 50/50 merger between Turi Foods and OSI Group has created Turosi Pty Ltd. The merger will provide more benefits and options to all clients.

NZ focus: food safety, biosecurity, fisheries and forestry

04 May, 2018 by

NZ's MPI is establishing four business units focusing of food safety, fisheries, forestry and biosecurity.

Foodbank to develop food distribution hub in Ballarat

03 May, 2018 by

The Ballarat food distribution hub aims to aggregate and supply fresh food to relief programs in the area in order to address food insecurity.

Australia's organics market is growing

02 May, 2018 by

The nation's current organics market is worth $2.4 billion, but one crucial factor stunting market growth is the cost barrier.

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