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MHT acquisition strengthens Krones' PET capabilities

12 November, 2018 by

Krones has acquired injection moulding tools company MHT Holding and its subsidiaries.

evokeAG is calling for agricultural start-ups

08 November, 2018 by

15 start-ups in the agricultural or food industries will have the opportunity to display their ideas to hundreds of Australian and international delegates at the evokeAG Startup Alley.

Food activist to deliver 2018 UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture

07 November, 2018 by

Ronni Kahn, a leader in the fight against global food waste and founder of food rescue organisation OzHarvest, will deliver the ninth annual UniSA Nelson Mandela Lecture.

New chairman for Zespri

01 November, 2018 by

Peter McBride is stepping down from his roles at Zespri after a very successful tenure.

Western Sydney is a food and grocery powerhouse

31 October, 2018 by

Food and grocery manufacturing is growing rapidly in Western Sydney, with the area generating $17 billion in output annually, according to a report.

Charges laid over pig semen imports

30 October, 2018 by

A pork production company and two individuals have faced court after being charged for illegally importing pig semen — six-figure fines are possible.

Get in early for AUSPACK

30 October, 2018 by | Supplied by: APPMA

Registrations have now opened for AUSPACK 2019.

Duni acquires a 75% stake in BioPak

29 October, 2018 by

Duni AB has acquired a majority stake in Australian sustainable packaging company BioPak for approximately SEK410 million (AUD63 million).

NZ looks to upgrade food recall and risk management regs

26 October, 2018 by

New Zealand Food Safety is seeking feedback on proposals to strengthen food recalls and improve risk-based plans and programs.

Start planning for AUSPACK 2019

24 October, 2018 by | Supplied by: APPMA

AUSPACK, Australia's largest bi-annual exhibition for the processing and packaging sectors, is coming to Melbourne in March next year.

Sidel Group acquires PET Engineering

24 October, 2018 by

Sidel Group has expanded its portfolio of packaging solutions with the acquisition of Italian packaging company PET Engineering.

APPMA Awards of Excellence to return in 2019

23 October, 2018 by

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) has reinstated its Awards of Excellence, and applications are now open for 2019.

Finalists announced for South Australian Food Industry Awards

22 October, 2018 by

The 2018 finalists feature loved brands such as Newman's Horseradish and Haigh's Chocolates, as well as emerging entrepreneurs.

Woolworths — putting its money where its organic mouth is

18 October, 2018 by

The Woolworths Organic Growth Fund is there to help Australian farmers go organic.

Proseal receives Queen's Award for Enterprise

18 October, 2018 by | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Tray sealing specialist Proseal UK has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade for its continuous growth over the last six years.

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