ELIX Polymers has launched a new ABS grade for use in products that come into contact with food and which also require extra toughness and resistance to high temperatures. Target applications include kitchenware, products for preparation and storage of food, and also toys. The new M545TF grade will enhance the company’s Healthcare portfolio, which already … Continue reading ELIX Polymers launches new food grade contact material
Coca-Cola has announced details of Powerade’s new Australian Summer campaign ‘Smash the Sweat’. The campaign is designed to encourage consumers to smash the sticky, humid conditions associated with the season through the launch of limited edition Powerade sport-themed ‘shrink packs’ aimed at generating cut-through during the key summer period. The strategy, said the company, revolves around … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches Aussie summer ‘sweat smasher’ with sports stars
Asian demand for Australian milk is continuing to grow but export margins have been squeezed and could potentially tighten further, according to new research.
Western Australia’s beef export industry into Asia could grow to $1 billion by 2030 and beyond, according a new report by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre.
Scientists have predicted that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion humans living on Earth. With the rise of the middle class, we are expected to increase our consumption of animal products by up to 70% using the same limited resources that we have today. The cost of producing agricultural crops such as corn and … Continue reading Food for thought: feeding our growing population with flies
The real and immediate prizes at stake are the region’s fisheries and marine environments that support them.
Increasing demand for premium food, an influx of western restaurants and the rapid expansion of tourism are creating growing opportunities for Australia’s exporters.
Industry experts warn the Australian food industry is missing out on potential commercial gains by failing to tap into our world-leading research facilities. Not protecting our food and agribusiness sector from significant weather events could also place Australia’s export market into Asia in jeopardy. Former Federal Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon. Ian Macfarlane, … Continue reading Asian food security a ‘threat to Australian industry’ says former minister
The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association will launch the first Australian Pavilion at ProPak Asia 2016.
The University of Melbourne and Mondelēz International Asia Pacific have launched “Unlocking the Food Value Chain: Australian Food Industry Transformation for ASEAN Markets.”
Nestlé Vietnam has begun construction of a new USD 70 million factory at Thang Long II Industrial Park located in Hung Yen province, North of Vietnam.
Fonterra Co-operative Group has once again reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2015/16 season from $NZD4.60 per kgMS down to $NZD4.15 per kgMS.
A major food producing state in Australia is on the hunt for large-scale tenants to anchor a premium food hub and take its products to the world.
Fonterra China Foodservices has partnered with the country’s biggest restaurant rating website, Dianping.com – a site with more than 180 million active users – to find the best cakes in China using Anchor Cream.
Australia’s most awarded butcher, Adam Stratton, is urging people to “buy local” this Christmas when it comes to selecting their festive hams.
According to the West Australian newspaper, seafood company Kailis Bros has been hit with a $10,800 fine after the Australian Competition and Consumer (ACCC) found shoppers could be mislead by the labeling on its “Just Caught Prawn Meat” product.
The food and beverage sector has benefited handsomely from the lower dollar, according to a new report on the sector, with exports up 28 per cent.
Fonterra Co-operative Group has officially opened its new blending and packing plant in Indonesia – its first manufacturing facility in the country.
The chilled ready-to-drink or iced coffee sector has experienced significant growth, especially in Asia.
Recent comments of government ministers suggest they’re confident a FTA with China will be reached by the end of the year.