Business solutions

Webinar provides business planning for agriculture industry

25 March, 2020

BDO will host a series of webinars, to lend expert support to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the agriculture industry.

Greater social distancing could curb COVID-19 in 13 weeks

25 March, 2020

A University of Sydney data study has revealed details about how social distancing could reduce the spread of COVID-19.

IoPP hosts webinar about sustainability in packaging

24 March, 2020

AIP members will have access to a webinar hosted by the IoPP, about sustainability in packaging.

Calls for govt to deem agriculture an essential service

24 March, 2020

The agriculture industry is calling for the government to deem agriculture and the food supply chain as an essential service.

Fonterra reports profit recovery in 2020 interim results

24 March, 2020

New Zealand dairy company Fonterra has released its interim 2020 results, confirming increased underlying profit and reduced debt.

Bacardi helps produce hand sanitisers

23 March, 2020

Bacardi in Puerto Rico is helping supply ethanol required to make hand sanitisers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19, while Australia ramps up production.

Bühler to host 'virtual exhibition booth'

20 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Buhler AG Australia NZ

Due to the postponement of the interpack trade show in Germany, Bühler is planning to virtually showcase its systems and solutions from 11–15 May 2020.

Call to extend visas to help farmers cope with COVID-19

20 March, 2020

The produce industry is calling for an immediate extension to visas for international seasonal workers, amid fears that many will return home due to coronavirus.

Coronavirus remains stable on surfaces, new research

20 March, 2020

Although transmission through food is unlikely, new research finds that COVID-19 is stable for up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel.

Surplus food from cancelled events

18 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Yume Food

Yume Food may have a solution for food manufacturers who have been left with large consignments of surplus food due to events being cancelled.

Foodpro 2020 postponed to 2021

18 March, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, foodpro 2020 has been postponed to 2021.

Qld Govt supporting agribusinesses hit by COVID-19

16 March, 2020

The Queensland Government is providing grants of up to $50,000 to agribusiness exporters that have been directly affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Aussie brewers call for beer tax rate reduction

13 March, 2020

In response to the UK's decision to freeze its beer tax rate at AU$1.52, Aussie brewers are calling for cuts to the Australian beer tax rate of AU$2.26.

Are your young workers safe?

12 March, 2020

9 in 10 young workers, aged 18–25, would work in unsafe conditions — including working with no training, reveals a Victorian worker safety campaign.

Mondelēz International announces new ANZ, Japan President

11 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Mondelez International

Mondelēz International has announced that Darren O'Brien will be President of its Australia, New Zealand and Japan business units, from 1 May 2020.

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