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Bod Australia to develop hemp Manuka honey product line
Manuka Pharma will source, develop and manufacture the product, while Bod has agreed to import the finished product into Australia for packaging.
Automation solution for temperature-controlled grocery environments
Dematic, a supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, has a new automated solution for cold chain order fulfilment.
New alcoholic popsicles
Pops, which brought the world the first Champagne Popsicle three years ago, is back this summer with its biggest ever range.
Govt says Canada treating Aussie wine unfairly
The Government has initiated a formal WTO dispute settlement action against what it claims are Canada’s discriminatory measures affecting Australian wine.
Macro Meats rebrands its kangaroo meat
South Australia-based Macro Meats has rebranded its kangaroo meat from Gourmet Game to K-ROO in a bid to encourage people nationwide to incorporate the uniquely Aussie meat into their diets. The rebrand, by Sydney branding agency Tiny Hunter, has already resulted in a 20 per cent increase in sales. It included brand strategy, messaging, and … Continue reading Macro Meats rebrands its kangaroo meat
Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food snacks, according to a report by Cancer Research UK. Being bombarded by TV ads for unhealthy, high calorie food could lead teens to eat more than 500 extra snacks like crisps, biscuits and … Continue reading Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
Committee appointed to review livestock exports
An expert Technical Advisory Committee has been appointed to review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock.
Dr Nico Adams to lead Swinburne’s Factory of the Future
Dr Nico Adams, formerly of the CSIRO, has been appointed as the new Director of Swinburne’s advanced manufacturing facility, the Factory of the Future. Dr Adams has a background in materials and manufacturing informatics, and holds degrees from Oxford University and the University of York. Prior to his appointment at Swinburne, Dr Adams was a … Continue reading Dr Nico Adams to lead Swinburne’s Factory of the Future
Allen’s invites Australians to pick favourite lolly
A line-up of three new fruit and cream flavours are auditioning to become the Allen’s Fruit & Cream of the Crop, and it’s up to lolly lovers across the country to have their say and pick the winner. Allen’s is calling on fans nationwide to cast their vote at allenslollies.com.au/vote and decide which delicious flavour … Continue reading Allen’s invites Australians to pick favourite lolly
Universal 3 series PD pump with front loading seals
SPX Flow has announced the release of a new series of positive displacement (PD) pumps, the Universal 3 Series, from its Waukesha Cherry-Burrell brand.
Littleproud to visit India to discuss agricultural tariffs
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, will visit India, where he will make representations to the Indian Government around tariffs on chickpeas and lentils.
Iconic Violet Crumble returns to Australian hands
Nestlé Australia has entered into an agreement with Adelaide-based family business Robern Menz to sell the iconic Violet Crumble brand for an undisclosed sum.
JV Company to capitalise on cannabis-derived beverage potential
Creso Pharma has formally launched its new joint venture company with LGC Capital and Baltic Beer Company to capitalise on the fast-growing cannabis and hemp-derived beverage markets.
Dip and cracker snack packs
Chris’ have launched a range of Dip and Cracker Snack Packs, now available in Woolworths nation-wide.
Dairy farming to bounce back, while sugar set to drop in 2018 – research
IBISWorld’s business information analysts have revealed the top five Australian industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017-18, and food sectors have made it onto both lists.
Farm Foods rebrands for modern Australian families
Meat supplier Farm Foods Butchers has rebranded its selection of sausages, burgers, meatballs and ready-to-cook meat products to appeal to the modern Australian family.
Climate change drives collapse in marine food webs
A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food.
Compass Group partners with OzHarvest to reduce food waste
Food services provider Compass Group Australia has joined forces with OzHarvest to cut down on food waste.
Calls for ‘latte levy’ in the UK
British members of parliament have argued for the establishment of a ‘latte levy’ to reduce disposable coffee cup waste and help fund recycling.
Blockchain technology introduced to Pacific tuna industry
Environmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights abuses.