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Council established to improve farm safety in Victoria

15 July, 2020

The Victorian Government has established a Farm Safety Council to provide advice on how to reduce accidents and deaths in the agricultural sector.


ACCC to enforce dairy code compliance

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Dairy processors will face scrutiny from the ACCC following the introduction of a mandatory dairy code, to ensure their compliance with the code.


AIP hosts webinar on customised 3D printing in packaging

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The Australian Institute of Packaging will host a webinar about 'Power Product Packaging with 3D Printing' on 29 July, along with TCL Hofmann and Stratasys.


Packaging's role in food safety/integrity — webinar

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Informa Markets, supported by the AIP, will run a free webinar addressing the impact of COVID-19 on the role of packaging in food safety and food integrity.


Southern Cross University offers new course in organics

13 July, 2020

Southern Cross University is offering a Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition, heralding a new era for the Australian organics industry.


The show must go on: Foodservice Australia still running

09 July, 2020

Foodservice Australia will be running in Sydney from 8–10 November, for attendees who work in a food or hospitality business.


Cherry on top: global cherry export project launched in NZ

07 July, 2020

New Zealand horticultural consultancy Hortinvest will manage Deep Creek Fruits, a consolidation of two large-scale cherry developments in Central Otago, NZ.


WA meat processor welcomes $300K state government grant

07 July, 2020

Western Meat Packers Group has received a $300,000 state government grant, which will help maximise yields from each beef animal and open up new markets.


Chocolate maker Barry Callebaut buys GKC Foods (Australia)

02 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of GKC Foods (Australia), a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings.


Meat processing plants: COVID-19 hotspots in Europe

30 June, 2020

A European study has identified poor working conditions at meat processing plants across Europe as a reason why they are becoming vectors for the spread of COVID‑19.


ACCC, wine industry unite to improve commercial arrangements

29 June, 2020

The ACCC has been working with winemakers, grower groups and Australian Grape & Wine to improve standard form contracts between grape growers and winemakers.


MoU signed to create Industrial Digital Innovation Hub

26 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

RMIT will host a new Industrial Digital Innovation Hub at its Melbourne Advanced Manufacturing Precinct after partnering with Siemens and Festo Didactics.


Heat and Control celebrates its 70th anniversary

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Founded in 1950, Heat and Control will celebrate its 70th anniversary on 27 June 2020, with a 12-month-long celebration planned.


Wine sector welcomes Smoke Taint Grant

24 June, 2020

The wine sector has welcomed the government's $5 million Smoke Taint Grant, which will help wine producers overcome recent bushfires and COVID-19.


AIP supports Global Webinar Series on Packaging

23 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Informa Markets, in collaboration with the World Packaging Association and the AIP, will run a five-part series of webinars on the packaging industry.


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