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NZ Plastics Industry Design Awards entries open

17 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Plastics New Zealand

Plastics New Zealand has announced that entries are now open for the 2018–19 Industry Design Awards, which feature a 'new look' and two new awards.


Want decent staff? Try before you buy

11 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Get a task done, assess a potential employee and help a student become industry savvy. Taking on an intern could be just what you need.


Aged care catering conference

09 July, 2018 by

Ageing baby boomers are demanding huge changes in the way meals are presented and served — find out more at the Aged Care Catering Summit.


What has been the impact of Chile's sugar tax?

09 July, 2018 by

Chile introduced a sugar tax on soft drinks in 2014 — has it been effective?


Rules for relations between retailers and suppliers

04 July, 2018 by

The Food and Grocery Code establishes a clear set of principles relating to key aspects of trading relationships between retailers and suppliers.


Psst: want some cheap zebra meat?

03 July, 2018 by

Zebra, elephant, bear, crocodile and whale meat was in the 43 tonnes of wild meat seized during May in INTERPOL's Operation Thunderstorm.


Three NZ brands, one umbrella

03 July, 2018 by

Iconic NZ brands Hubbards, Hansells and Gregg's Sauces have all been bought by New Zealand company Walter & Wild Limited.


Ingham's to close Cleveland plant in Queensland

02 July, 2018 by

Ingham's is moving from four to three processing sites and closing its Queensland facility over the next eight months.


Start packing for Foodtech Packtech 2018

26 June, 2018 by

Foodtech Packtech is coming — New Zealand's largest food manufacturing, packaging and processing technology trade show is always worth visiting.


Lapidge to lead Fight Food Waste CRC

26 June, 2018 by

Dr Steven Lapidge has been appointed the inaugural CEO of the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre.


Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive steps down in July

21 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian Made Campaign Ltd

After 14 years, Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive Ian Harrison will step down at the end of July this year.


FDA adds inulin to approved dietary fibres list

20 June, 2018 by

The FDA's decision to define an additional eight carbohydrates as dietary fibre, including inulin, has been welcomed by the food industry.


The countdown to Hort Connections 2018 is on

14 June, 2018 by

Time is running out to register for Hort Connections 2018, which will take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18–20 June.


New global president for Mars Wrigley

13 June, 2018 by

Mars has appointed Andrew Clarke, currently Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, to the role of Global President – Mars Wrigley Confectionery.


Liquid infant formula market is challenging in Japan

12 June, 2018 by

It may still take several years before liquid infant formula appears on the commercial market in Japan due to the rising rates of breastfeeding, as well as concerns over price and storage space.


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