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Wine industry leader recognised in Australia Day awards

28 January, 2021

The chairman of the national association for winegrape and wine producers has received the Order of Australia (AO) on Australia Day.


Interpack trade show announced for 2023

25 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Interpack

The next Interpack international packaging fair will occur at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre in Germany in 2023.


Ham product recall investigation in NZ

25 January, 2021

Pestell's Rai Bacon Company Ltd is confirmed as the source of Listeria in ready-to-eat ham products in a December 2020 food recall in New Zealand.


Food Agility CRC welcomes Richard Norton as new CEO

25 January, 2021

Richard Norton will be taking up the reins as the new CEO of the Food Agility CRC from 1 February 2021.


ICMJ launches podcast series aimed at young people

19 January, 2021

The Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ) has launched a podcast to attract young people to enter the industry.


Bringing cultivated meat to Japan

07 January, 2021

Aleph Farms and Mitsubishi Corporation's Food Industry Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bring cultivated meat to the Japanese table.


Symbio Laboratories NATA Accredited food and beverage testing

01 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Symbio Laboratories Pty Ltd

Symbio Laboratories has an extensive suite of NATA Accredited food and beverage testing methods to assist businesses to meet Australian Regulatory Standards.


FSANZ call for comment on new processing aid

09 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for comment on an application to allow an already approved enzyme processing aid to be produced from a new genetically modified (GM) source.


ICMJ webinar serves up smoking good Christmas selection

09 December, 2020

The ICMJ webinar will serve up a smoking good selection of Christmas treats with Butcher Wars star Shannon Walker.


Industry leaders attend mental health manufacturing webinar

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: WorkSafe Guardian

Mental health expert Graeme Cowan's manufacturing webinar provides insights to industry leaders. 


$80,000 fine for safety breaches at bottling plant

08 December, 2020 | Supplied by: WorkSafe Victoria

A beverage manufacturer pleaded guilty last week to two matters involving seven breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act at its bottling and packing factory.


Asahi and EMBION plan to upcycle brewery by-products

07 December, 2020

EMBION Technologies and Asahi Group Holdings have partnered together to create new products from brewing by-products.


Ministers amend controversial health star rating changes

02 December, 2020

All fresh and minimally processed fruit and vegetable products will receive an automatic five-star rating under the revised Health Star Rating (HSR) plan.


Nestlé to sell Yinlu businesses to Food Wise Co.

01 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

Nestlé has announced that it has agreed to sell its Yinlu peanut milk and canned rice porridge businesses in China to Food Wise Co.


Aus Govt disappointed with wine tariffs

01 December, 2020

The Australian Government has announced its "extreme disappointment" in the decision by Chinese authorities to impose tariffs on Australian wine.


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