The UK’s peak representative body for the food and beverage manufacturing sector, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a new initiative titled the ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) program.
Initial Scientific Review (ISR) an initiative developed as a collaboration between Arthritis Australia, Nestle, NSW Health and Georgia Tech, is encouraging manufacturers to address the issue of ‘Pack rage’ by developing more accessible packaging.
Associated British Foods (ABF) has released a statement in response to a report published by Oxfam yesterday which alleged that ABF, along with beverage giant Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, were not being proactive enough in stopping sugar land grabs throughout their network of suppliers.
International aid agency, Oxfam has commissioned a new report titled ‘Sugar Rush’ which accuses beverage and food manufacturing giants including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo of not being proactive enough in stopping land grabs and conflicts throughout their networks of suppliers.
The Australian PMI has recorded its first positive result since June 2011, recording an overall score of 51.7 points for September, and the food and beverage industry is leading the way.
Tony Klausner, managing director of Spiess Australia Smallgoods, explains why the company, which specialises in air-dried meat products,switched to solar power.
Governments across the world are being called on to counteract the influence that multi-national food companies are having on stalling healthy food policies.
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.