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DAFF reassures consumers following E. coli outbreak in US

30 May, 2012

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Biosecurity (DAFF Biosecurity) has released a media statement on the alleged implication of Australian beef in US ground beef products that recently tested positive to E. coli 0157:H7.

Global organic baby food brand launches in Australia

24 April, 2012

Coles has partnered with Ella’s Kitchen to introduce the UK baby food manufacturer’s products into Australia.

Fonterra plans Indonesian blending and packing plant

20 April, 2012

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has announced that it plans to invest in a blending and packing plant in Indonesia in response to the growing demand for dairy products in Indonesia. Fonterra says the investment will support the local expansion of its brands Anlene, Anmum and Anchor Boneeto.

Paulaner: 40% growth rates in Asia-Pacific

20 March, 2012

Bavarian brewery Paulaner has announced growth rates of nearly 40% in the Asia-Pacific region for 2011, which it claims is a new export record for the year.

No need to fear lifting of European dairy quotas

07 March, 2012

A Rabobank dairy analyst has reassured the Australian dairy industry that European dairy quotas being lifted are unlikely to negatively impact the Australian dairy sector.

Intertek Cantox opens new office in Beijing

24 February, 2012

Intertek Cantox’s Food and Nutrition Group has announced that it will be expanding its food regulatory services in Asia, opening a new office in Beijing.

Spelling mistakes on counterfeit wines

11 April, 2011

A missing 'a' in Australia is the indicator that the wine UK consumers are purchasing as Jacob's Creek is, in fact, counterfeit.

AVA monitors food imports from Japan for potential radiation

16 March, 2011

AVA is monitoring food imports from Japan to Singapore for potential radiation levels to make sure that they are not contaminated.

China takes steps to enforce food safety standards

12 January, 2010

With Chinese food exports growing, up from $4.5 billion in 1986 to $25.7 billion in 2006, the safety of food produced in China is becoming an increasingly international issue but the recent arrest of two managers of a Chinese milk producing company serves as a salient reminder that the new food safety laws are being enforced.

Singapore and Malaysia the export markets to watch for food and beverage

16 September, 2009

The Victorian government has earmarked Singapore and Malaysia as key centres for Australian export opportunities in the coming decade.

Exporting avocados

23 June, 2009

Avoz Exports is the trading name for a new avocado export-focused company. The Avocado Export Company represents about 60% of the avocados produced in Australia.

Environmental and cost benefits for wine exporters

16 December, 2008

The Australian and New Zealand wine industries have been invited to share in the environmental and cost benefits of a cross-industry project focusing on the bulk export of wine to the UK and packing into lighter weight bottles with a higher recycled glass content.

EU–Australia wine trade agreement

12 December, 2008

Under a new trade agreement with Europe, Australia can continue to use a number of wine quality terms but will phase out the use of some other traditional expressions. Both Europe and Australia will protect each other's geographical indications.

New Zealand's food industry must adapt to rapid change

20 August, 2008

New Zealand will have to adapt to the changing global economic climate and not simply rely on being the lowest cost producer if it is to thrive.

More opportunities in the US for Australian wine

20 August, 2008

A recent Rabobank report suggests that not only is there potential for increased wine exports to the US but that Australia should start exporting more premium wines.

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