The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) announced that Australian and New Zealand companies received the second highest amount of WorldStar Packaging Awards in the world behind Germany; with Japan 3rd and China 4th.
As Australia continues to battle the issue of food supply shortages being experienced in the face of the Omicron outbreak, academics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have given some extra insight into the cause of the crisis and possible solutions. Read more
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), the peak body representing food and grocery manufacturers, says nationally consistent rules for managing COVID close contacts among essential workers are urgently needed as supply chains and supermarkets face their greatest challenge since the start of the pandemic.
APS Industrial (APS) has strengthened its distribution and service capability in Tasmania via the acquisition of Bamford Engineering Products – Electrical, Automation & Instrumentation. Read more
The Victorian whiskey that recently won a prestigious International gold medal has been revealed as a non-barrel aged whiskey produced in just 15 days.
Commercial practices in the wine grape industry have improved, but further regulatory action may be required unless additional important reforms are implemented, an ACCC review has found.
The Christmas countdown is on and Cadbury has provided an early celebratory gift, launching a range of Christmas products in the lead up to Christmas Day.
Global packaging specialist Sealed Air continues to offer well researched and insight-led virtual events to help stakeholders in the food industry see how they can solve their critical packaging challenges, all while delivering sustainable outcomes.
Australian brands including KitKat, Milo, Allen’s, Nescafé, Uncle Tobys and Purina pet food will now be made at factories where 100 per cent of the electricity is sourced from wind power.
Australian business Fodbods has expanded its product line and launched a new gut-friendly and allergy-free snack range for kids – Fodbods Buddies.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has warned that the industry needs a more coordinated policy and funding approach to realise its potential as a provider of essential daily products, a high-skills growth sector, and a major export earner.
The Australian Food and Beverage industry has extensive demands for cleanliness, ruggedness, and quality. Equipment that does not meet these standards wastes valuable time through preventable failures and downtimes.
Woolworths Group has commenced building its first ever automated customer fulfilment centre to better serve the online grocery needs of Western Sydney customers.
Good Cocktail Co. has announced the launch of its non-alcoholic cocktail mixers in Woolworths – providing a convenient and all-natural option for Australian cocktail lovers just in time for summer.
Sealed Air (SEE) today announced that Alessandra Faccin is being promoted to president of the company’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) region and Shuxian (Susan) Yang is being appointed to corporate treasurer and finance leader of SEE Automation, both effective January 1, 2022.
Australian membership-owned retailer, Liquor Marketing Group (LMG), has announced the appointment of its new head of category, Jeremy Turnham – effective immediately.