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Drought burning Aussie winter crop production: ABARES

09 December, 2019

Drought continues to decrease Australia's crop production, with ABARES predicting a significant drop in winter crop production to 29.4 million tonnes.


Maxum Foods predicts surge in cheese capacity in Europe

05 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Maxum Foods Pty Ltd

A Global Dairy Commodity Update indicates an expansion in milk supply for December 2019, while increased cheese capacity in Europe could bolster supplies.


Four Pillars Gin is the International Gin Producer of the Year

04 December, 2019

Four Pillars is the first Australian distillery to be awarded the 2019 International Gin Producer of the Year at the IWSC in London.


Australasian Packaging & Innovation Awards taking entries

03 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Entries are open for the 2020 Australasian Packaging & Innovation Awards, which recognise those who have contributed to the packaging industry.


Huge growth forecast for Australian Halal food market

02 December, 2019

The State of the Global Islamic Economy Report revealed that there are many opportunities available for Australian food manufacturers in Islamic markets.


China's Mengniu Dairy acquires Lion Dairy and Drinks

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Lion Co

China's Mengniu Dairy has acquired Lion Dairy & Drinks for AU$600 million, prompting politicians to call for a senate inquiry.


Government approves FTAs with Peru, Hong Kong and Indonesia

29 November, 2019

The approval of free trade agreements with Peru, Hong Kong and Indonesia is expected to increase markets for wine trade in South East Asia and South America.


Packaged beverages trends: beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic

28 November, 2019

While traditional drinks will take the lion's share of the over 950 billion litres of packaged beverages consumed worldwide this year, vermouth, craft beer and exotic fruit flavours are on the rise.


Aussie households underestimating their food waste

27 November, 2019

A report released by Fight Food Waste CRC revealed that Australians are motivated to waste less food, but greatly underestimate the quantity of food they waste.


Australian Government supports dairy industry with $1.5m in grants

27 November, 2019

The Australian Government will allocate $1.51 million in grants to Australian Dairy Farmers and Dairy Australia to enable a more transparent dairy sector.


Food and grocery manufacturing generates $7.8bn in SE Qld

27 November, 2019

An economic snapshot has revealed that the food and grocery manufacturing industry has generated $7.68 billion in South East Queensland over the last year.


Politicians reject mandatory Health Star Rating system

26 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

Ministers from Australia and NZ have decided that the Health Star Rating should remain voluntary, and discussed a range of other food regulation issues.


Marking milestones in Aussie seafood on World Fisheries Day

21 November, 2019

This World FIsheries Day, Seafood Industry Australia is celebrating a number of milestones hit by the Aussie seafood industry over the last year.


BrewDog quenches thirst for more jobs with Qld brewery

20 November, 2019

Brew company BrewDog has opened DogTap Brisbane, its first brewery in the Southern Hemisphere. The brewery is expected to stimulate more jobs in the area.


Agricultural industry event, evokeAG. 2020, releases program

13 November, 2019

The program for evokeAG. 2020 has been released, featuring sessions about producer-led innovation, investing in agtech and traceability in the supply chain.


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