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AIP helps Foodbank Victoria fight hunger

18 July, 2018

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has announced it will continue to support Foodbank through the new Victorian Warehousing Volunteer Program.

Rubbermaid Commercial Products High Absorbency Spill Mop

13 June, 2018

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has introduced a High Absorbency Spill Mop designed for busy food and beverage service and retail environments.

Kroger and Home Chef in US$200 million merger

28 May, 2018

One of the largest meal kit delivery companies in the US, Home Chef, is merging with Kroger to profoundly change how people shop for, prepare and cook their meals.

Manna or mania: meal kit madness

27 April, 2018

With 26% year-over-year growth, the meal kit market is booming.

15% quarter-on-quarter growth for food delivery in India

27 February, 2018

The online food delivery market in India is growing at a steady 15% quarter on quarter in terms of daily food orders.

LAX Listeria scare affects onboard catering

13 December, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

We've all experienced poor-quality dishes or limited food options on a flight, but have you ever been told an airline has suspended their catering service entirely? This is what happened recently with several airlines due to food safety concerns.

In-store sampling increases product sales

28 November, 2017

Stores selling food and drinks often have a representative holding a little platter of mini treats, and this is because it can actually be a very effective marketing strategy that encourages sales, according to research published in the Journal of Retailing.

Foodbank tackles food insecurity in Australia

22 November, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Despite Australia being considered as a 'lucky country', hunger still affects many Australians, which is why Foodbank is calling on the federal government to develop a National Food Insecurity Strategy.

Halal ready meals provide relief to Rohingya Refugees

14 November, 2017

Natural or man-made disasters often lead to malnutrition as people do not have access to the food they need, but Saahtain's 100% Halal Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) are attempting to combat this issue.

First Asian company commits to 100% cage-free egg supply chain

08 November, 2017

The Lo & Behold Group is the first Asian company to join Humane Society International's (HIS) animal welfare movement with its commitment to source 100% cage-free eggs in its supply chain.

MPI warns those illegally selling seafood on social media

01 November, 2017

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a warning to those selling seafood illegally through social media that they will incur penalties for violating the Fisheries Act.

Project Wing drones deliver burritos in Australia

23 October, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Project Wing is using drone tests to deliver burritos and medicine to rural communities on the border of the ACT and NSW.

Would you like a recycled snack on your next international flight?

11 October, 2017

Sealed beverages and unopened snacks are just two of the in-flight products that will be reclassified so they can be re-used on future Air New Zealand flights as part of the company's drive to reduce inflight waste from its international services arriving in Auckland.

Are mobile apps taking over the food and beverage industry?

27 September, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

According to the 2017 Sensis eBusiness Report, the number of Australians ordering takeaway food online has risen from 36% last year to 47% this year.

In-fridge delivery being trialled

25 September, 2017

Giant US retailer Walmart is testing new delivery ideas for groceries. One idea being tested is delivering the groceries into customers' fridges when they are not at home.

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