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2019 Sustainable Food Awards — winners announced

25 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecovia Intelligence

A number of companies across the world have been recognised for their efforts to help build a sustainable food industry.

Experts to discuss how to feed our future

25 June, 2019

Former US Secretary of State John F Kerry has been announced as one of the keynote speakers at the Global Table event on the future of food, being held on 3–6 September 2019.

How to use tools to meet National Packaging Targets

21 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The AIP, in partnership with the APCO, has developed a new training course entitled 'Tools to help you meet the 2025 National Packaging Targets: PREP & ARL'.

Creating new lines in manufacturing at FoodTech Qld

18 June, 2019

From slicing and dicing, to equipment and packaging, FoodTech Qld is showcasing innovation in the food industry this July in Brisbane.

Robatech goes green with new branding

18 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Robatech Australia Pty Ltd

The Robatech Group recently unveiled new branding which underlines its responsibility for the careful use of resources.

Ingredion invests $140m in plant-based protein

13 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Ingredion

The strategic investments will accelerate production and enable total turnkey solutions for customers to grow in the APAC region.

Australian and NZ packaging innovations win WorldStar awards

13 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Radix Nutrition, ILNAM Estate, Lactote, and Caps and Closures have been recognised at the 2019 WorldStar Packaging Awards in Prague.

Fish naming standard recognised with award

13 June, 2019

The Fish Names Committee won the Outstanding Committee Award for its efforts to improve identification and quality control of seafood traded in Australia.

NSW lamb definition to benefit farmers

12 June, 2019

The new definition of lamb in NSW, which will come into effect from 1 July 2019, is expected to boost lamb producers' annual returns by $10 million.

NZ tech company announces global plans

12 June, 2019

Fresh produce software company Radfords is extending its global reach with the help of international business development agency New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

BerryWorld wins five food awards

11 June, 2019

BerryWorld has been awarded five Superior Taste Awards for its strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries.

Beer contributes $16.5 billion to Australia's economy

11 June, 2019

Domestic beer production supports almost 103,000 full-time Australian jobs and generates $16.5 billion a year in economic activity, accounting for around 1% of the nation's GDP.

Brisbane biosecurity officials battle banana disease threat

07 June, 2019

A passenger at Brisbane Airport almost brought live plants that were potentially carrying Panama disease into the country.

ACCC highlights "harmful" practices in wine grape industry

05 June, 2019

The ACCC has proposed measures to address concerning "harmful market practices" it believes are common across warm climate wine grape-growing regions.

Could a sugar tax work?

04 June, 2019

According to a Canadian study, taxes on sugary products and 'high in sugar' labels can help reduce sugar consumption if 100% juice is included.

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