Finalising free trade discussions, cutting red tape and reducing energy costs are at the top of the list of priorities food manufacturers hope the new Abbott Ministry will commit to.
Fonterra Australia will be investing $6m into its Northern Victorian site of Stanhope to support the manufacture of a ricotta cheese processing facility with additional help from a Victorian state government grant worth $250,000
Global food manufacturing giant Nestle is one of the first signatories to a new pledge designed to commit business to the supply of clean water and high levels of sanitation in all of their operations.
In response to consumer preferences, food manufacturers are increasingly looking to source naturally occurring colours from vegetables including purple sweet potatoes, as opposed to synthetic colours and those derived from beetles.
Australian pie maker, Garlo’s Pies has launched a new iPhone and Android App designed to make ordering easier for the company’s office and wholesale customers.
Ballarat and its surrounds have suffered a loss of industrial activity recently, as tough economic conditions force companies to cut staff or reduce their hours.
Eximo has launched a food friendly ducting manufactured from food grade PVC.
Recipe to Riches, Australia’s new food reality show, aired last night on channel ten.
Coalition leader Tony Abbott has announced that the Liberal government will contribute $16m towards a $66m upgrade of the Tasmanian Cadbury chocolate factory should the party be elected.
Springhill Farm’s Real Bread Mix took out the top spot in the 2013 Food magazine award’s Prepared Meals category.
For the second year in a row, CO YO Corporate has taken out the Food magazine awards’ Ingredient Innovation category.
A worker at a chicken processing factory has been freed by fire fighters after becoming trapped in a cooling machinery silo.
Contract packager, Multipack, is celebrating the opening of its new accredited food facility, allowing the company to expand its offering to include primary and secondary packaging for FMCG food brands.
The 2013/14 Food Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety has been released by Pro-Visual Publishing.
New research from Deakin University in Victoria has found links between the consumption of highly processed junk food while pregnant to behavioural problems in children.
Salmon fishing company, Tassal is currently testing ReCoila’s heavy duty reels at two of its 11 Tasmanian ports.
Brad Teys, the CEO of beef processor Teys Australia, has called for workplace reform, detailing a need to do so to protect local manufacturing and offer more than “platitudes” about the sector’s difficulties.
Move over Masterchef, food manufacturing now has its own reality TV show, giving everyday cooks the chance to have their favourite recipes available on supermarket shelves across the country.
Global beverage giant PepsiCo has announced that it will no longer be labelling its Naked Juice range as “all natural” after the products were found to contain artificial ingredients.
Australia’s finest extra virgin olive oils were on display at the inaugural Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil festival (FEVOO) located at The Sydney Mint earlier this month.