It was a balmy night in August that brought together innovators, entrepreneurs, risk takers and industry stalwarts for the 15th annual Food and Beverage Industry News Awards. MC’ed by the ABC’s War on Waste host Craig Reucassel, the gala event was a sell out and showcased all that was good about the food and beverage … Continue reading Insights from the Food and Beverage Industry Awards winners
Food retailing led a rise in retail spending in June 2018, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics retail trade figures. The retail turnover rose 0.4 per cent, which followed a 0.4 per cent rise in May 2018. Director of quarterly economy wide surveys Ben James said at 0.4 per cent food retailing led … Continue reading Food retailing led a rise in Australian spending in June
Continuing its vision to build a premium and strong local craft portfolio, SouthTrade International will have exclusive distribution of Australian craft spirit brand 666 Pure Tasmanian Vodka, from the 1st of October 2018. This follows the announcement that Think Spirits will be taking over the distribution of Stolichnaya Vodka trademark in Australia. Founder of 666 … Continue reading SouthTrade International takes 666 Pure Tasmanian Vodka into its portfolio
Victoria’s wine industry has received a $2 million boost from the government through the third round of the wine growth fund. Member for Buninyong, Geoff Howard, represented minister for agriculture and regional development, Jaala Pulford, on the 30th of July, to announce the extra funding and expanded guidelines for the fund. Howard said the wine … Continue reading Victoria’s wine industry gets a $2 million boost from the government
New findings from University of Adelaide researchers, could help provide more stable brewing processes or new malts for craft brewers. The researchers discovered a link between one of the key enzymes involved in malt production for brewing and a specific tissue layer within the barley grain. The most important malting enzymes come from a layer of … Continue reading Research helps towards creating more stable brewing processes
Mindfulness and individual choice are at the forefront of people’s minds when it comes to food choices in 2018. Although these are not new trends, they are ongoing factors that continue to shape the consumer food market. Consumers are developing a more holistic way of questioning what they eat. Rather than random selection, they’re looking to … Continue reading Mindfulness is a key factor in people’s food choices for 2018
Coles is introducing meat packaging made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material. The new packaging will be used for a wide range of its Coles brand fresh meat and poultry products. Coles bought about 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays, in 2018, from Australian manufacturer Plantic Technologies. Coles will use Plantic’s … Continue reading Coles switches to recyclable and renewable meat packaging
Practical Innovation helps food companies develop innovative products, with similar ideas to those used by start-up companies. The aim is to get companies, stuck in their old ways, to take more risks that will benefit them long-term. Practical Innovation pushes companies to break the old paradigm of marketing the same products on a reduced margin, … Continue reading Food companies can learn from start-ups, Practical Innovation says
From fruity drinks to coconut yoghurt, the finalists for the Food and Beverage Industry Awards 2018 shows the broad range of companies making their mark on the food industry. The prestigious awards program recognises successful and innovative people in the industry, including brands that have a focus on health, and companies that are committed to … Continue reading Food and Beverage Awards Industry finalists announced
Morinaga Milk Industry has announced it has attained self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognised as safe) status in the United States for LAC-Shield, a unique immunogenic ingredient. This development opens the door for manufacturers of dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages in the US to include LAC-ShieldTM in products designed to enhance immune function. Thanks to mounting … Continue reading Japanese milk company immunogenic breakthrough
Organic milk formula company Bellamy’s Australia is seeing massive revenue growth and is on its way to become a global business.
The Productivity Commission has released a report today arguing that anti-dumping measures consider only a narrow set of industries, discourages innovation, and don’t consider the overall cost to the economy.
The Mars voluntary chocolate recall affects 55 countries though not Australia, according to the company.
According to new owner Beston, the former United Dairy Power factories in Murray Bridge and Jervois have already outstripped a production target this quarter.
Food and beverage manufacturing presented a major opportunity for South Australia’s economic expansion, with 85 per cent of the world’s middle-class population growth to come from Asia.
The food and grocery sector in western Sydney is “booming” according to research released today.
Redlands Estate Distillery has released the Southern Hemisphere’s first paddock-to-bottle single malt whisky.
Australia has an edge in certain markets in China due to our heritage, expertise and geography.
12 SA companies have shared in more than $340,000 of funding under the first round of the Export Partnership Program.
Agricultural and food industries are an important part of the Australian economy and national identity.