The Confectionery Manufacturers of Australasia (CMA) has awarded the Alfred Stauder Award for Excellence 2007 to John Borell, the managing director of Melbourne-based confectioner GKC Foods.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise have awarded specialist manufacturer and technology provider IBEX Supreme Exporter of the Year and Specialised Manufacturing Exporter of the Year at the New Zealand Export Awards.
Global trade means that more and more food products are travelling increasing distances from production to final consumption
Austrade, the Australian government’s export development agency, is continuing to boost the reputation of Australia’s food and beverage industry in China by organising Australian exhibitions at Food Hospitality China 2007 (FHC).
Australian agricultural and food exports to Korea could be slashed by 12.4 % if the US and Korea ratify their Free Trade Agreement (FTA), according to a study by the National Farmersâ€™ Federation (NFF).
The US is considering an imported food action plan that will drastically increase scrutiny on imported food quality, by shifting the onus of quality assurance onto the shoulders of the companies importing the produce.
With the emphasis on Fine Food Australia this month, Australiaâ€™s export development agency has reported major demographic changes in worldwide food consumption.
The Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) has announced the launch of the JETRO Invest Japan Invitation Program for food-related machinery companies, in collaboration with Chiba and Hiroshima Prefectures.
New Zealandâ€™s Economic Development Minister Trevor Mallard today launched the government's work program for partnering with industry to grow New Zealand's high-value food and beverage exports.
Australiaâ€™s premier agribusiness awards are on again, helping to recognise excellence in the industry.
A change of menu for 420 Dunkin Donut stores in South Korea has resulted in a tenfold increase in cream cheese exports from Australia in the last three months.
Five City Supermarket stores across Shanghai are staging â€˜Flavours of Australia â€“ the Australian Food & Beverage Festivalâ€™ from 20 October - 5 November, part of the broader Celebrate Australia, Australian Style package of events organised by Austrade and the Australian Consulate General.
Secrecy in food R&D will spell market failure for some players, Dr Ad Juriaanse, NIZO food scientist, has warned Australian dairy manufacturers.
This yearâ€™s â€˜Aussie Cupâ€™ TPM3 team competition is shaping up to be an international affair.
Coca-Cola, Longbeach and Winfield were once again the three leading Australian grocery brands, according to marketing information company ACNielsen's 13th biennial Top 100 Brands Report