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2019 AIP National Technical Forum

03 April, 2019

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) National Technical Forum is being held at the Sofitel Wentworth in Sydney on 30 April.

Ferrero to buy Kellogg's cookie and fruit snacks businesses

02 April, 2019

The Ferrero Group has announced it will acquire the cookie, fruit and fruit-flavoured snack, ice-cream cone and pie crust businesses from Kellogg Company for US$1.3 billion.

Siemens CEO recognised for work on Industry 4.0

02 April, 2019

Siemens Australia Chairman and CEO Jeff Connolly has been named as an adjunct professor of Swinburne University of Technology.

2019 APPMA Scholarship winner

02 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging has announced the winner of the 2019 APPMA Scholarship is Janell Siek, Packaging Technologist at Nestlé Australia.

Second round of smart farming grants opens

01 April, 2019

Smart Farming Partnerships grants of up to $4 million are available for sustainable agriculture tools or practices.

Greens call for federal regulator for fish farms

28 March, 2019

The Greens have released a plan for a single federal regulator for Australia's fish farm industries, as well as a National Environmental Protection Agency to enforce federal regulations.

AUSPACK 2019 looks at sustainable packaging

27 March, 2019

Highlights of day one included discussions about sustainability and the latest technologies in Industry 4.0 displayed across the AUSPACK floor.

AUSPACK kicks off

26 March, 2019

Energy Minister Lily D'Ambrosio has officially opened the inaugural AUSPACK Business and Industry Conference.

AUSPACK 2019 opens

25 March, 2019

The AUSPACK 2019 two-day conference will be officially opened on Tuesday by the Hon Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change.

Dairy code clamps down on unfair processor practices

18 March, 2019

Dairy farmers are set to benefit from greater negotiating power with milk processors after the federal government announced it is progressing the Mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct.

Organic farmers represented in the NFF

14 March, 2019

Australian Organic has become a member of the National Farmers' Federation (NFF) and claims this will help the organic sector develop a strong voice in Canberra.

US agencies team up on cell-cultured meat regulations

11 March, 2019

The regulatory oversight of cell-cultured food from livestock and poultry, or cell-based meat, will be shared by the USDA and FDA.

Trade deal a win for Aussie vegetable growers

07 March, 2019

The signed Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will help Australian carrot and potato growers looking to export into this growing market.

Career development with packaging diploma

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Alexandra Brayshaw explained how winning an APPMA scholarship and attaining her Diploma in Packaging Technology from the AIP has helped boost her career.

Safeguarding Australia's fresh food industry

05 March, 2019

The ARC Training Centre for Food Safety in the Fresh Produce Industry will develop methods to safeguard Australia's fresh food and agricultural industries.

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