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Food scientists must focus on consumers

10 February, 2015

Campden BRI, a membership-based food research organisation, has released the findings of its research into what industry needs from science and technology. And caring about consumers is near the top of the list.


2015 APPMA Industry Excellence Award winners to be announced during AUSPACK

10 February, 2015

The winners of the 2015 APPMA Industry Excellence Awards will be announced during AUSPACK on 25 March at the Crown Complex Melbourne.


Registrations open for AUSPACK National Technical Forums

09 February, 2015

The program for the 2015 National Technical Forums has been released, showcasing 37 speakers, including eight internationals, covering a range of topics over four days addressing the theme of 'Open Innovation & Collaboration'.


Celebrating 30 years of AUSPACK!

09 February, 2015 | Supplied by: APPMA

In 2015, AUSPACK celebrates 30 years of bringing together manufacturers, distributors and importers of packaging and processing machinery.


JBS cleared for Primo takeover

06 February, 2015

The acquisition of smallgoods manufacturer and meat processor Primo by JBS will not be opposed by the ACCC. The watchdog announced its decision after a detailed assessment of all industry submissions.


What's the world eating? Calorie purchases to increase by 90 cal/day by 2019

05 February, 2015

The world buys 1.5 trillion food and beverage calories each day, and each day the average consumer purchases 756 calories' worth of packaged food and soft drinks - and these figures are set to increase by 2019.


Tetra Pak acquires a slice of the cheese market

05 February, 2015

Tetra Pak has moved to capitalise on the growing market for fresh cheese, with the acquisition of Obram S.A., a leading provider of cheese technology solutions and equipment in Poland, Russia, Belarus and many parts of Eastern Europe.


Canadean Global Carbonates Report 2014

04 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Canadean

Canadean's Global Carbonates Report 2014 provides detailed data and analysis, supported by analyst insight, for all sweetened, non-alcoholic drinks containing carbon dioxide.


AUSPACK 2015 breaks all records - largest event yet

04 February, 2015 | Supplied by: APPMA

AUSPACK has more than just its 30th anniversary to celebrate in 2015 - it has also broken all records and is set to be the largest event in its 30-year history.


Hemp as food application rejected by health ministers

03 February, 2015

Low-THC hemp as a food product is off the table once again after Australian and New Zealand health ministers rejected an application to lift the Food Standards ban on hemp as food.


Consultation meetings to clarify regulations under Food Act 2014

03 February, 2015

The NZ MPI has announced it will run a series of consultation meetings to explain proposals for regulations under the Food Act 2014. The meetings will give stakeholders an opportunity to learn about the proposals and ask any questions on the topic.


Illegal import costs company $7500

03 February, 2015

Illegally importing 160 kg of kaffir lime leaves infected with Asian Citrus Canker has cost an importer $7500.


US tube and stick packaging market to reach US$2.1 bn in 2018

02 February, 2015

Demand for tube and stick packaging in the US is forecast to reach US$2.1 billion in 2018 - a growth of 4% per year - a new report from The Freedonia Group reveals.


Breakfast cereals aim for healthy image

02 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Innova Market Insights

Despite the existence of certain products swimming in sugar and artificial flavours, breakfast cereals have managed to maintain a fairly healthy image - and this looks set to continue. Three quarters of all breakfast cereals launched in 2014 included a health positioning of some kind.


Business Monitor International’s Food & Drink Reports

01 February, 2015 | Supplied by: Business Monitor International

Business Monitor International's Food & Drink Reports provide assessments on the outlook for 16 key markets across Asia.


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