The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), the peak body representing food and grocery manufacturers, says nationally consistent rules for managing COVID close contacts among essential workers are urgently needed as supply chains and supermarkets face their greatest challenge since the start of the pandemic.
Small and medium food and beverage manufacturers can now apply for up to $25,000 to save money on energy bills, improve energy efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the new $19.9 million round of the federal government’s Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) program. Read more
Guidelines have been released for the $19.9 million Energy Efficient Communities Program, which will provide grants of up to $25,000 for eligible food and beverage manufacturing businesses to adopt energy efficient technologies. Read more
Rural Councils Victoria has created a new digital information asset to help food and beverage manufacturers expand their businesses, or invest in rural Victoria for the first time. Read more
Open IIoT is encouraging food and beverage manufacturers to get onto Industry 4.0 or risk falling behind the competition. Balluff sales manager Jim Wallace told Food and Beverage Industry News that Industry 4.0 concepts were critical when it came to making informed decisions about the production process. Read more