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Food and beverage manufacturing is on the rise

07 May, 2019

Australia's manufacturing industry expanded in April, led by the food and beverages sector which increased by 1.6 points to 61.8, according to the Australian PMI.

Tetra Pak acquires NZ automation company

07 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak Marketing Pty Ltd

Tetra Pak's acquisition of Macro Automation enhances its ability to support Oceania customers across all food and beverage categories.

2019 PIDA winners announced

06 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

The winners of the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) include PACT Group, Punchbowl Packaging and SPC Ardmona.

Feedback welcome on food safety management standards

06 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia ANZ

FSANZ is reviewing chapters 3 and 4 of the Food Standards Code to ensure there is a consistent and up-to-date approach to food safety management in Australia.

Zigloa food product compliance review app

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Zigloa

The Zigloa app is designed to simplify and streamline the compliance review process for products/labels in the food industry of New Zealand and Australia.

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

The £220m deal will allow Proseal to further expand its business by providing access to JBT's global sales and service network.

Global organic food sales reach US$105 billion

01 May, 2019

Global organic food and drink sales increased by 6% to US$105 billion in 2018, marking the first time it has surpassed the US$100 billion barrier, according to Ecovia Intelligence.

Cornell–3M partnership on food safety continues

30 April, 2019

Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and technology company 3M have celebrated the renewal of their five-year partnership with a new food safety lab.

AUSVEG calls for agriculture visa

26 April, 2019

With the federal election fast approaching, AUSVEG has called on political parties to address the major labour shortages in the horticulture industry.

More stringent food safety practices for leafy greens

26 April, 2019

Following the E. coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce last year, the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board has voted to strengthen mandatory food safety practices required on farms.

New CEO for Kraft Heinz Australia

16 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Kraft Heinz Company

Kraft Heinz Australia CEO Simon Laroche will focus on business and people growth, strengthening partner relationships and local product innovation.

Calling all label innovators

16 April, 2019

A total of six awards are up for grabs at the 2019 Label Industry Global Awards, two of which have been introduced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Labelexpo.

Abattoir fined after forklift hits workers

15 April, 2019

Warrnambool abattoir Midfield Meat International Pty Ltd has been fined $95,000 after two of its workers were struck by a forklift.

H2coco healthy beverages recognised at awards

11 April, 2019

Lifestyle beverage brand H2coco beat out 20 other finalists to take home the manufacturing award at the 2019 Australian Small Business Champion Awards.

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) goatmeat market analysis

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Meat & Livestock Australia

The Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Goatmeat global snapshot has been released.

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