Australian peach growers say they were only informed of SPC Ardmona’s decision to cut its peach quota by almost 20 per cent after they had begun preparing for season.
“Look, in the last 12 months, there won’t be nothing we don’t touch and improve with efficiencies in manufacturing,” Klark Quinn, the 30-year-old in charge of overhauling the iconic confectionary maker Darrell Lea and making it profitable again said.
Nestle UK and Ireland has pledged to double its commitment to Fairtrade making its two-fingered Kit Kat bar certified by January.
The AFGC CHEP retail index predicts growth to be 2.9 per cent, year-on-year, for the December quarter, below both the 10-year average and the September quarter result.
Celebrity chef and food producer Maggie Beer is the latest industry insider to accuse the major supermarkets of failing to support Australian food growers and manufacturers.
The world’s largest food and beverage business Nestlé has invested $17 million in a new liquid manufacturing site in Australia’s Tongala factory located in Victoria’s north-east for Nestlé’s Health Sciences business.
Extensive calls for a public register of foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land have been answered.
Brindley, managing director of Lion Beer, Spirits & Wine Australia, has announced that its Swan brewery at Canning Vale in WA will shut its doors by early next March, and relocate its production units to SA.
A man had his arm trapped in a machine at a meat processing plant in New Zealand this morning.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) annual State of The Industry report has shown a decrease in the food manufacturing industry’s output.
A massive global over-supply of wine from 2004 to 2010 that caused prices to plummet looks set to end this year.
Infamous Aussie confectionary brand, Darrell Lea, has overcome its financial issues from earlier this year, and the new owners have pledged to have the treats back on shelves in time for Christmas shopping.
US confectionary manufacturer Hershey is the latest company to declare its commitment to ending child labour in West Africa, by pledging to use 100 per cent certified cocoa in all its products by 2020.
Staff at a Melbourne gourmet food manufacturing facility, which provides food for Ikea, Qantas and Costo have allegedly suffered extreme bullying at the plant.
Coca Cola Amatil (CCA) has continued its trend upwards, reporting growth of almost 6 per cent in the second quarter of this year.
New figures released this week have proven what most in the food processing sector already know: the industry is close to collapse.
Within decades, environments across Australia will be substantially different from those that currently exist.
Australians are more likely to buy locally grown foods than any other products, new research has shown.
The manufacturers of the now infamous “pink slime” used in American meat products has sued ABC News in the US for defamation over its coverage of the creation.
The Chairman of Australia’s competition watchdog has come out swinging over competition in local markets including the food industry.