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Wine industry welcomes Australia, UK FTA negotiations

18 June, 2020

The Australian wine industry has welcomed news of free trade agreement negotiations between Australia and the UK as the sector works to recover from COVID-19.


AIP professional designation for packaging technologists

16 June, 2020 by Nerida Kelton, MAIP, Executive Director – Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); ANZ Board Member – World Packaging Organisation (WPO) | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

AIP offers professional designations that are internationally recognised and can help to raise the profession of packaging technologists and designers.


Cheesemaker on the Queen's Birthday 2020 Honours List

16 June, 2020

South Australian cheesemaker Kris Lloyd was named Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division on the Queen's Birthday 2020 Honours List.


SPC and Döhler announce joint venture for global expansion

15 June, 2020 | Supplied by: SPC Ardmona

SPC has announced a joint venture with German company Döhler, to develop intellectual property in Australia and deliver new products globally.


Food technician behind Vegemite featured in new book

10 June, 2020

The story of Australian food technician Cyril Callister, otherwise known as Mr Vegemite, has been featured in Grave Tales: Melbourne Vol. 1.


AIP provides online training courses for packaging industry

05 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging is moving five of its training courses to a virtual platform, with the first training course to be held on 16 June.


Asahi acquires Carlton & United Breweries

04 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Carlton & United Brewery

Carlton & United Breweries is now officially owned by Asahi Beverages, with the aquisition completed last week.


Capitalise on the home-grown trend

02 June, 2020

An Australian Made ad campaign has been launched this month to help local manufacturers capitalise on a renewed interest in locally made goods.


Funding for Qld poultry farm boosts regional development

02 June, 2020

A Rural Economic Development Grant of up to $250K could help a Queensland organic poultry producer boost employment opportunities and expand its business.


The impact of COVID-19 on Chinese wine consumer behaviour

29 May, 2020

Wine Intelligence has found that Chinese wine drinkers consumed more wine during COVID-19 restrictions and bought more wine from online retailers.


foodpro to return in 2021 at Sydney Showground

28 May, 2020

foodpro 2021 will be held at Sydney Showground, from 25 to 28 July 2021, to bring together the food manufacturing and processing industry.


Qld to showcase Aussie beef industry in 2021

26 May, 2020

Beef Australia 2021, the triennial beef industry event in Rockhampton, will help showcase the Aussie red meat industry and facilitate export opportunities.


Call for comment: genetically modified potato lines

25 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ is calling for comment on an application to approve food from two genetically modified potato lines that reduce browning and acrylamide potential.


Qld farm to install mango quality control tech

22 May, 2020

A Qld mango farm is aiming to set a new industry benchmark for mango quality control with a funding boost from the Palaszczuk government.


Online platform pairs local manufacturers with customers

21 May, 2020

A national matchmaking platform, developed for manufacturers to respond to COVID-19, has been expanded so it can provide solutions after the pandemic.


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