Food manufacturers across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief on Friday when, for the first time in almost a year, the dollar fell below parity against the greenback.
The Food Magazine team is pleased to announce that the Chaser Boys will be returning again in 2013 to MC the 9th annual Food Magazine Awards.
Kraft Foods has surpassed Wall Street expectations for first quarter earnings following the company’s separation from global snack business, Mondelez.
While the latest AFGC CHEP Retail Index indicates that consumer confidence remains shaky and retail growth is lacklustre, ABS statistics show that food is in a better position than other retail sectors.
The Food mag team is pleased to announce that the deadline for entries into our annual Food Magazine Awards has been extended to 17 May.
In the wake of Australia’s health conscious consumer, food manufacturers are having to address sodium reduction in their recipes, but this isn’t as you might think.
With entries closing this week, the 2013 Food magazine awards are a great opportunity for you to spruik your new products and have them recognised by industry peers.
The Checkout, a new ABC show from the people behind The Chaser, will tonight focus on supermarket copycat products.
New Zealand soup and ready-made meal maker Pitango has been bought by Sydney-based Beak and Johnston, owner of brands such as Mr. Beak’s and Cleavers.
Plastics manufacturer, Starmaid Group, has been placed in receivership – the latest of several recent business collapses in the industry.
Here, Nathan Cater, managing director at Masterol Foods, which manufactures and distributes vegetable oils, processing aids and ingredients, takes our Q&A.
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AUSPACK PLUS is returning to Sydney, presenting food manufacturers with an invaluable opportunity to network with other industry members and gain an insight into the latest and greatest developments in packaging.
Vegetable producer lobby group AusVeg has said that the end of Rosella’s tomato sauce production is part of a wider trend in food manufacturing, which is being hurt by cheap imports.
The Australian Industry Group’s monthly Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) survey showed an improved result for February, with food and beverage and wood and paper growing strongly.
The Australian Industry Group has welcomed the Victorian government’s support for a $52 million upgrade to the Mars Chocolate Australia factory in Ballarat.
The founders of Carman’s and Boost Juice are among a range of female food manufacturing representatives who’ve been welcomed into the Australian Businesswomen’s Hall of Fame.
Federal trade minister Craig Emerson has said that Australian food manufacturers have noticeable comparative advantages that should be harnessed, and foreign investment in the segment should be welcomed.
The high Australian dollar and competition from foreign imports hasn’t stopped Masterol Foods expanding its range of products in the hope that its customers will soon see the value of home grown, healthier alternatives.
Goodman Fielder suffered a four percent drop in profits in its half yearly results, and challenging retail conditions are partly to blame, says Australasia’s largest food manufacturer.