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Which country can rely on local food supply?

21 April, 2020

A recent study has highlighted how relying on 'local food' is a distant dream for most of the world.


International farm subsidies are hurting Aussie farmers

21 April, 2020

A study has revealed the impact of global farm subsidies and agricultural trade policies on the competitiveness of Australia's rural industries.


COVID-19 crisis: Aussies buying and drinking more alcohol

21 April, 2020

A national poll conducted by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education showed that Australians are buying and drinking more alcohol in home isolation.


Pork industry threat: African swine fever reaches PNG

08 April, 2020

Biosecurity Queensland has increased critical preparedness activities after African swine fever was detected in Papua New Guinea.


Dairy outlook: COVID-19 lockdowns impact cheese and butter

08 April, 2020

Maxum Foods predicts that lockdowns in many major countries will affect the dairy sector, disrupting trade and the upstream supply chain.


Tetra Laval Group donates €10m for COVID-19 relief efforts

02 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak South East Asia Pte Ltd

The Tetra Laval Group will donate €10 million (AU$18 million) to various voluntary organisations, to support the global response to COVID-19.


Global food processing machinery market analysis

02 April, 2020

Global demand for food processing machinery is predicted to increase 5.2% annually, driven by rising food and beverage manufacturing activity.


FMI study predicts steady rise for ready-to-drink shake market

02 April, 2020

Future Market Insights has predicted that the ready-to-drink shake market could be worth AU$26 billion by 2028, driven by health-conscious consumers.


Extra funding and flights to help food exporters

02 April, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is placing pressure on Australian food exporters; now extra government funding and freight flight help is available.


Safe practice register set up for NZ's agrifood businesses

01 April, 2020

In response to COVID-19, New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries has set up a register for safe practice for essential businesses in the primary sector.


Who's made the final cut in the 2020 PIDA Awards?

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards has unveiled its list of finalists, with the winners to be announced virtually in April.


DrinkWise urges responsible drinking during isolation

31 March, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, DrinkWise has released a warning about the dangers of excessive drinking while in isolation.


Nestlé donates $2m worth of food to vulnerable Aussies

31 March, 2020

To help Aussies impacted by COVID-19, Nestlé Australia, in collaboration with Foodbank Australia, will donate $2 million worth of food products.


How can manufacturers help with the COVID-19 response?

27 March, 2020

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has launched a portal for Australian manufacturers to register their support for the national response to coronavirus.


Brewery takes bars online amidst COVID-19 pandemic

27 March, 2020

UK brewery BrewDog will launch its Online Bar on Friday, 27 March, providing an opportunity for customers to connect and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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