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Woolworths invests in Indigenous businesses to get hand sanitiser

Over 300,000 litres of hand sanitiser has been supplied by local Indigenous businesses to Woolworths Group to keep its retail store teams and customers safe during COVID-19.   Woolworths Group approached small Indigenous owned businesses such as Supply Aus, Cole Workwear and Position Promo, when COVID-19 was at its peak to get much needed hand … Continue reading Woolworths invests in Indigenous businesses to get hand sanitiser

The true role of packaging comes to light in the midst of the COVID-19

In the haze of pandemic conversations swirling around everyone’s heads, one topic that has global significance is food security and integrity. The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) invited experts from different areas of the packaging industry to provide their views on the important role that packaging plays in times like these. In part one of … Continue reading The true role of packaging comes to light in the midst of the COVID-19

Minister says food and beverage industry pillar of strength in manufacturing

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed comments by the Federal Minister for Industry, Hon Karen Andrews at the National Press Club that again confirms the strengths of Australia’s food, beverage and grocery manufacturing sector. The $122.1 billion Australian food, beverage and grocery manufacturing sector is the biggest manufacturing sector with 273,000 jobs … Continue reading Minister says food and beverage industry pillar of strength in manufacturing