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Bulla Dairy implements COVID-safe technology

26 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Smart Badge

Australian food manufacturer Bulla Dairy Foods has installed Smart Badge contract tracing technology as part of its COVID-safe protocols.

Kellogg, Chobani and Unilever winners at APCO awards

23 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

Food and beverage companies Chobani, Kellogg and Unilever were the big winners from the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) Awards ceremony.

Four Pillars Gin wins international award

23 November, 2020

Victoria's Four Pillars Gin has been named International Gin Producer of the Year for the second consecutive year at the IWSC in London.

Q&A with Natural Evolution's Krista Watkins

12 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Innovation Australia Limited

Krista Watkins from Natural Evolution Foods will be speaking as part of FIAL's Food Matrix on Thursday, 19 November.

Free mental health webinar for manufacturing industry

11 November, 2020

A free webinar on workplace mental health for the manufacturing industry will be delivered by R U OK? Director and author Graeme Cowan next Monday.

Alternative Dairy's home-grown plant milk sales triple

10 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Sanitarium Health Food Company

The company reported its strongest sales on record for its home-grown range of plant milks, despite the negative impact of the pandemic on the nation's cafes.

ACCC clamps down on Made in Australia frozen fish labelling

10 November, 2020

Simplot Australia has amended the labelling on 31 frozen fish products, from "Made in Australia" to "Packed in Australia", after ACCC concerns.

Festo unveils live product demonstration schedule for expo

06 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

Pack Expo Connects is an industry event that connects consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) and suppliers via a live interactive platform.

Nestlé USA acquires prepared-meal producer Freshly

04 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Nestle Professional

Nestlé announced that it has acquired Freshly, a fresh-prepared meal delivery service in the United States.

Heineken buys beer and cider brands from Asahi

02 November, 2020

Asahi will remove cider brands Strongbow, Little Green and Bonamy's, and beer brands Stella Artois and Beck's, from its portfolio.

AUSPACK 2021 postponed, relocating to Melbourne May 2022

29 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Exhibitions & Trade Fairs Pty Ltd

The APPMA Board has made the difficult decision to postpone AUSPACK 2021 in Sydney and reschedule its next event for Melbourne 2022.

Call for comment on an enzyme processing aid

28 October, 2020

FSANZ is calling for comment on an application to allow an existing enzyme processing aid to be produced from a new source in the Food Standards Code.

Coca-Cola Amatil receives European acquisition offer

28 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Coca-Cola Amatil (Aust) Pty Ltd

UK-based Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has proposed a $9.3 non-binding offer to acquire 69.2% of the entire existing share capital of CCL.

tna Connects: virtual learning hub for food manufacturing

23 October, 2020 | Supplied by: tna solutions Pty Ltd

The tna Connects platform launches from 9–12 November with a series of four virtual roundtables on conveying, packaging, processing and seasoning topics.

Milk processor pays penalty for breach of Dairy Code

22 October, 2020

The ACCC issued the Union Dairy Company with an infringement notice for allegedly failing to comply with its publishing obligations under the Dairy Code.

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