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Fonterra Farm Source to sell livestock division

18 January, 2019

Carrfields Livestock will take over Fonterra's Farm Source livestock division on 1 March 2019, following a review of the co-op's assets and investments.


New Australian service partner for SPX Flow

16 January, 2019

Servicing of SPX's heat exchangers, separators, homogenisers, pumps and valves will now be available from Victorian company FDPI.


How essential is shelf stacking?

17 December, 2018 by Janette Woodhouse

Woolworths has just been told it can't have 5000 people stacking shelves on Christmas morning.


Entries open for 2019 packaging scholarship

13 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Packaging New Zealand's annual Scholarship program offers the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9000.


Ishida designer awarded for multihead weigher

12 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Toshiharu Kageyama, a mechanical engineer with Ishida R&D, developed an oval-shaped, 18-head multihead weigher that has resulted in him winning the Kyoto Inventors Award.


Milmeq to be split between Wiley and Mercer

10 December, 2018

Privately held New Zealand engineering company Milmeq will be split and sold in the coming months.


Time's up for SPC at CCA

30 November, 2018

Thirteen years and $250 million later, Coca-Cola Amatil is selling off SPC after purchasing SPC-Ardmona back in 2005.


Food sector supports Australia's manufacturing future

29 November, 2018

The $131 billion food and beverage, grocery and fresh produce sector is important to the future of Australian manufacturing.


Fresh Aussie vegetable exports are increasing

28 November, 2018

Demand for fresh Australian vegetables is continuing to rise, but carrots are the leading traded commodity in both value and volume, according to AUSVEG.


Book your place at the APPMA Awards of Excellence night

27 November, 2018 | Supplied by: APPMA

Tickets are now available for the reinstated Gala Awards Ceremony for the APPMA Awards of Excellence, which centres around sustainability.


Australia to change the definition of lamb

22 November, 2018

The Australian Government has announced it will change the definition of lamb in export legislation so it is in line with New Zealand's and the new AUS-MEAT definition.


Witch cheese taste uncopyrightable

20 November, 2018

In a decision that would cover 'taste' in general, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has rules that the taste of a food product is not eligible for copyright protection.


NZ introducing new biosecurity fines

19 November, 2018

New Zealand is introducing new infringement offences for sloppy biosecurity practices by arriving vessels, transitional and containment facilities and cruise ships.


MHT acquisition strengthens Krones' PET capabilities

12 November, 2018

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


evokeAG is calling for agricultural start-ups

08 November, 2018

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.


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