2014 will mark the 10th anniversary for the Australian and New Zealand food industry’s night of nights, the annual Food Magazine Awards.
According to the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index, the sector finished 2013 in contraction, consistent with most of the year.
Supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths say that major food manufacturers are overlooking the lucrative premium grocery category, resulting in the retailers stocking the shelves with their own premium private label brands.
The Abbott government is allegedly close to rejecting food processor SPC Ardmona’s plea for funding amid fears that it could spark a ‘dangerous precedent’ for other companies in financial trouble.
As part of the Tasmanian Government’s Innovation and Investment grants scheme, a number of local food manufacturers will have the opportunity to reach new markets and expand their production capacities.
The Australian Made campaign is calling upon consumers to buy local or face further job losses in light of the recent announcements from Ford and Holden that they will no longer be manufacturing cars in Australia past 2017.
According to the annual industry forecast, 12 Key Trends 2014, weight wellness, slow energy and naturally functional foods will be key drivers for growth opportunities within food manufacturing throughout the next 12 months.
Following a full risk assessment of the artificial sweetener aspartame, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the current Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) of 40mg/kg bw/day is safe for consumption for the general population.
As part of Food magazine’s final newsletter for 2013, we bring you a list of the most read stories from foodmag.com.au
San Francisco based food-tech start up company, Hampton Creek Foods is on a mission to develop sustainable, plant-based replacement for eggs.
The Productivity Commission released a staff working paper today that examines recent productivity performance in manufacturing with a focus on the cause of its decline.
New Zealand based food manufacturer Mr Beak has launched a new range of sausages, meatballs and burger patties made from premium beef or chicken for children.
Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith could have his OzEmite spread removed from supermarket shelves should an alleged trademark infringement be ruled against him
Leading SA food brands including Robern Menz and Bickford’s Australia were praised at the recent SA Food Industry Awards, which reward businesses and individuals that demonstrate vision, leadership and excellence in their field.
This year marks the first time that Mondelēz International has amended its graduate program since 2005 – resulting a switch that will see the company focus on becoming a training ground for the next generation of innovators within the Mondelēz portfolio.
In light of research indicating that the food and beverage manufacturing industry records the highest incidence of workplace accidents in Australia, the Group Training Association of Victoria has released the Safety First App to help promote workplace safety in the lead up to Christmas.
Garlo’s Pies, the pie brand headed up by ex-football player Sean Garlick, has launched its first batch of kosher pies.
The University of Newcastle (UON) has unveiled a new initiative designed to connect food businesses with academic researchers in an effort to develop solutions for industry problems.
China manufactures an enormous amount of consumer goods. But stigmatised as low cost, low quality products, Chinese brands have yet to make inroads into international markets.
Addressing food waste and health are going to be two of the big trends food manufacturers need to consider in the year ahead, according to Innova Market Insights.