Business solutions

Guidelines to mitigate COVID-19 risks for food processors

11 September, 2020

An upcoming virtual course, COVID-19 and your Workforce, provides guidelines on how to keep food processing operations running and workforces safe during the pandemic.

Food manufacturing looks bright, despite business slump

10 September, 2020

While the Australian PBI fell by 2.1 points to 42.6 in August, food and beverage manufacturing remains strong with a rise of 0.6 points to 57.

How healthy is the packaged food supply?

10 September, 2020

Woolworths is winning the supermarket war when it comes to the healthiest home brands but more work is needed, according to the George Institute for Global Health's latest report.

BeefLedger wins two Good Design Awards

08 September, 2020

BeefLedger has bagged two awards at the 2020 Good Design Awards for its beef supply chain platform and a strategy to connect to Chinese consumers.

China launches countervailing duties investigation on Australian wine

01 September, 2020

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has formally launched a countervailing duties investigation on Australian wine.

Bühler Group appoints new board member

01 September, 2020

Swiss multinational plant equipment manufacturer Bühler Group has appointed CEO Stefan Scheiber as its new board member.

Rapeseed protein isolate as a novel food — submissions closing soon

01 September, 2020

FSANZ is calling for submissions to assist in consideration of the draft food regulatory measure on rapeseed protein isolate.

Sweet names for suburb famed for its confectionery history

28 August, 2020

The City of Sydney is proposing to name two areas in Rosebery after Aussie lollies as a tribute to the suburb's sweet-making history.

Lion Dairy sale terminated

28 August, 2020

Lion and China Mengniu Dairy have mutually agreed to cease the sale process.

KHS and Ferrum Packaging expand partnership

28 August, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Pending approval from antitrust authorities, filling and packaging systems supplier KHS Group will be acquiring a stake in Ferrum AG.

Upcycling snack maker wins $100,000 grant from PepsiCo

25 August, 2020

A PepsiCo grant has been awarded to help a Californian food manufacturer scale up production of its gluten-free snack made from upcycled sweet potatoes.

Webinar: HPP technology — benefits and opportunities

25 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Hiperbaric S.A.U.

High pressure processing (HPP) equipment manufacturer Hiperbaric is holding a free webinar on the HPP technology on Wednesday, 26 August at 4 pm AEST.

Training course on extrusion of plant-based meats

24 August, 2020

The growth in the vegetarian and vegan foods market has fuelled interest in the technology used to produce 'meat-like' textures from vegetable protein.

AIP webinar: the role of packaging in reducing food waste

21 August, 2020

The AIP and APCO are holding a webinar to discuss the role of packaging in minimising food waste.

AWRE 2020 Reimagined Online Event

20 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Diversified Communications Australia

The AWRE 2020 reimagined online event has been established to offer the flexibility to connect while staying apart. Learn and hear from the industry's best as we navigate a changing world.

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