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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.


Cape Byron Distillery wins sustainability award

05 March, 2020

Cape Byron Distillery has been recognised for its sustainability efforts, and named 'Sustainable Distillery of the Year' at gin awards in London.


Top 100 Australian manufacturers revealed

05 March, 2020

Australia's Top 100 Manufacturers have been announced, with the food manufacturing industry boasting the highest number of businesses present in the list.


Aussie co-packer LJM partners with NZ brand specialist Hoop

03 March, 2020

Australian co-packer LJM has formed a joint venture with New Zealand-based company Hoop, to better cater for New Zealand suppliers wanting to reach the FMCG international market.


Beef processor overcomes coronavirus trade gridlock

02 March, 2020

Kilcoy Global Foods has flown hundreds of tonnes of Australian beef to China, in reponse to vessel shipping restrictions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.


Smart Packaging Summit postponed due to coronavirus

28 February, 2020

AIPIA has postponed its Smart Packaging Summit, originally to be held in April in Shanghai, due to the spread of coronavirus.


New opportunity for Victorian native food industry

27 February, 2020

The Victorian Government is supporting the native food industry by establishing commercial native plant production, with the Djakitjuk Djanga program.


Craft Beer China 2020: postponement to 1–3 July 2020

27 February, 2020

The Craft Beer China 2020 Conference and Exhibition, originally scheduled for 13–15 May 2020, will be postponed to 1–3 July 2020 due to coronavirus concerns.


Packaging: fit for the future

27 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Packaging: fit for the future will be the theme of the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference being held from 1–2 April 2020 at the Crown Promenade, Melbourne.


Fonterra revises milk collections prediction due to drought

27 February, 2020

Persistent drought in key dairy farming regions has prompted Fonterra to revise its forecast milk collections, and it prepares for impact from coronavirus.


FIAL launches $500K fund for food and agribusinesses

25 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Innovation Australia Limited

The Black Summer Innovation Fund launched by FIAL aims to provide grants of up to $25,000 for food and agribusinesses affected by events of national natural catastrophe.


ACCC approves Mengniu-Lion deal

25 February, 2020

The ACCC has said that it will not oppose the acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks by China Mengniu Dairy, after considering its impact on competition.


Emma & Tom's partners with Foodbank Victoria

25 February, 2020

The partnership will see money donated to Foodbank Victoria with each bottle of Emma & Tom's sold; the bottles will also feature the foodbank's logo.


Prepared meals sector gathers strength in China

24 February, 2020

The prepared meals sector is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2018–2023, according to a report released by GlobalData.


Aquaculture growth in Qld

20 February, 2020

The annual Aquaculture Production Summary has revealed significant growth in the Queensland aquaculture industry.


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