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Smith’s Snackfood Company will shut its Smith’s Chips factory in Canning Vale next year and, as a result, 300 workers will lose their jobs.
McCain Foods will upgrade onsite storage facilities and build a new packing line at the Smithton plant in Tasmania.
Huon Aquaculture has opened a new $12 million Smokehouse and Product Innovation Centre in Parramatta Creek.
While the media describes Australia as the ‘food bowl of Asia’, the real story paints a different picture.
At Temptation Bakeries, continuous improvement isn’t just an industry catch phrase – it’s absolutely vital.
Chinese leaders together with New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key, have unveiled plans for the Yili Oceania Production Base.
Gina Rinehart will be broadening her investment in the agricultural sector by investing $500m in infant formula.
The Hobart Cadbury factory will close its doors for five weeks due to lagging sales and a bigger-than-expected stockpile.
South Australian drink dispensing machinery manufacturer, Hoshizaki Lancer has won a major contract with Carlton and United Breweries (CUB), to provide maintenance and repair services to 20,000 venues including bars, clubs, hotels and liquor stores across the nation.
Energy management specialists, Schneider Electric, has announced an agreement with Process Partners to offer Clean-In-Place (CIP) optimisation solutions to food and beverage manufacturers.
Pest management is a dirty word for some food manufacturers. They don’t like to talk about it, and they don’t like to admit that it’s an integral part of their business.
Milk processor Lion have said it will increase the price it pays to dairy farmers for some milk, but critics say it may be too little to late for some farmers.
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.
Staff at a Melbourne gourmet food manufacturing facility, which provides food for Ikea, Qantas and Costo have allegedly suffered extreme bullying at the plant.
PFD Food Services has bought troubled company Australian Convenience Foods Group (ACF) after the ready-to-eat food manufacturer went in to voluntary administration.
Global food giant Kraft has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50 per cent stake in Moroccan biscuit manufacturer Biscuiterie Industrielle du Moghreb (BIMO).
Up to 400 jobs are at risk after Australian Convenience Food Group announced that it is in administration. The Knox Leader reports that 90 jobs in Melbourne alone are in doubt.
The Government has released its Manufacturing Taskforce report, which has a five point policy designed to get the manufacturing industry moving again.
Ingredient maker Kerry is closing its manufacturing plant in Melbourne, leaving up to 100 employees out of work.