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Verification and validation

10 April, 2015

Verification and validation are critical to the maintenance of a strong food safety regime but verification and validation are two terms that are often confused.


CoOL consultations underway

07 April, 2015

Consultations and consumer research are underway to deliver clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling (CoOL) for food sold in Australia, the government has announced.


Food safety across the global supply chain

07 April, 2015

A new consortium is to undertake the largest-ever metagenomics study and unlock food safety insights across the supply chain.


Chinese-made Aussie Beer attracts $10K fine

02 April, 2015

A Chinese-made product called 'Aussie Beer' has attracted the attention of the ACCC - and a $10,200 fine. Independent Liquor Group released the product in 2014, featuring green-and-gold labelling and the statements "100% owned" within a map of Australia and "Australia's finest malt".


CHEP offers customers discount on CeMAT registration

30 March, 2015

CHEP is offering its customers a $100 discount on CeMAT Australia conference and workshop attendance fees.


Is Sydney the real coffee capital of Australia?

30 March, 2015

Melbourne has long declared itself Australia's most caffeine-crazed city, but the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that Sydneysiders are the most likely to buy fresh coffee.


Heinz and Kraft announce merger

26 March, 2015

H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group have announced they will merge to become The Kraft Heinz Company.


Food Processing has gone mobile

24 March, 2015

The www.foodprocessing.com.au website and newsletters have moved to a new platform. All the same great news, articles, case studies and products are now available on all the mobile platforms.


Fonterra signs deal with Chinese infant formula company

19 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

Fonterra has completed a partial tender offer to acquire 18.8% of Beingmate Baby & Child Food Company, a leading Chinese infant formula manufacturer.


New CEO announced for Goodman Fielder as acquisition settles

19 March, 2015

Goodman Fielder has announced Scott Weitemeyer as its new CEO after the resignation of Scott Delaney. The announcement comes as the acquisition of the company by Wilmar International and First Pacific settles.


APPMA Member Directory available at AUSPACK

18 March, 2015

The 2015 APPMA Member Directory contains all the relevant information on the 97 APPMA member companies, their products and the brands they represent.


Buyer found for Betta Foods; staff futures uncertain

17 March, 2015

After strong interest from investors, Betta Foods' administrators Cor Cordis have found a buyer for the struggling company. The sale to Prydes Confectionery Holdings settled on Friday, 13 March.


Brisbane Produce Market awards roofing project to Wiley

17 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Wiley & Co Pty Ltd

The iconic Brisbane Produce Market trading floor in Rocklea, which trades more than one billion dollars' worth of fresh produce annually, is undertaking a $10 million roofing project.


AUSPACK 2015: the countdown has begun!

16 March, 2015

AUSPACK 2015 opens its doors on Tuesday, 24 March, so now is the time to start planning which stands you will visit.


RSPCA recognises The Food Company for switch to cage-free eggs

16 March, 2015

Australian food manufacturer The Food Company has been awarded a Good Egg Award from the RSPCA for its decision to switch to cage-free eggs in its products.


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