The “fat tax” imposed on foods high in saturated fat is being fought by the biggest bakery chain in Britain, who say taxing the sausage rolls and pasties it bakes in store is unfair.
The leading representative body for Australian manufacturing brewers has slammed a new industry group, which it says will create public confusion redirect funds away from established organisations.
Steggles chickens are still being advertised as “free to roam” despite the consumer watchdog labelling such claims by the company as misleading and deceptive last year.
Gordon Slater, chairman of local manufacturer Byron Bay Cookie Company, speaks to Manufacturers’ Monthly about the company’s transition from hand-made to machine production, and the important role exporting plays in its future growth plans.
The Bratz Doll website has copped criticism from health experts, who are outraged over advertisements for alcohol, energy drinks, junk food and dating services on the site targeted at young girls.
The packaging and processing industry is alive and well, with the news that a third of the floor space for the largest biennial exhibition in Australia has already been sold, even though it won’t be held until 2013.
After much anticipation – and many, many comments asking for specific names – Coca-cola has released the last 50 names it will be printing on bottles.
The great grandson of Jim Beam, the man who created the iconic drink, promised he would get the brand permanently inked on him if fans of the Facebook sites reached one million, and this week, they reached the target.
Cereal manufacturers giant Kelloggs has hoped to head off criticism that it is marketing to children ahead of the Parents’ Jury Fame & Shame Awards.