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Aquaculture growth in Qld

20 February, 2020

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

Drought, bushfires and coronavirus lead to summer slump

18 February, 2020

Although the food and beverage index remains strong, Ai Group's Australian Performance of Business Index indicates a summer slump overall.

Nut of note: macadamia relaunch

13 February, 2020

A group of macadamia producers has relaunched under a new, grower-owned brand — Marquis Macadamias.

Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for food processing

13 February, 2020 by QAPartners | Supplied by: Quality Associates

Food manufacturers and businesses must review and revise their food safety management framework, due to the recent outbreak of novel coronavirus.

FSANZ reviewing standards for 'high-risk' horticulture

12 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ is calling for comment on a proposal to develop processing standards for 'high-risk' horticulture including leafy vegies, melons and berries.

$1 million package to support Qld beekeepers

12 February, 2020

A $1 million support package for Queensland's beekeeping industry will fund the waiver for permit fees and provide free access to bee feed sugar.

Third annual Beamex Users Group meeting

12 February, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The third annial Beamex Users Group meeting will be held on 24–25 February 2020 and is free for all to attend.

That's Amore cheese and gelato win dairy awards

10 February, 2020

Cheesemaker That's Amore Cheese has received two awards at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards for its Diavoletti cheese and Gelato Tartufo.

Grounded breaks internationally with Seeds of Change Accelerator

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

Grounded was one of six Australian-based start-ups in the 2019 Seeds of Change Accelerator, a partnership with FIAL and MARS Food Australia.

Honey supply threat following bushfires

05 February, 2020

Beekeepers in Qld, NSW and Vic need help following drought and bushfires, with the devastation to bees threatening honey supplies and other crops.

Rising trend of recalls due to undeclared allergens

05 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

2019 saw an increase in Salmonella-related recalls in Australia but the rising trend over the past decade relates to recalls due to undeclared allergens.

$2.5 million support package for Victorian wine industry

03 February, 2020

A $2.5 million support package has been developed for Victorian wine growers, to provide grants for growers whose grapes have been affected by smoke.

Rising tempeh

03 February, 2020

Rising awareness about plant-based meat and increasing health-consciousness among consumers are predicted to drive industry growth for the global tempeh market.

Chinese seafood market linked to Coronavirus outbreak

31 January, 2020

A study inThe Lancet says the Wuhan 2019-nCoV outbreak might have been transmitted to humans via the Huanan seafood market.

Food businesses could boost SA's energy capacity

29 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Enel X Australia Pty Ltd

Food processing businesses are being invited to participate in a South Australian Government program that could generate 20 MW of demand-side generation.

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