South Australian meat wholesaler Holco has consolidated its Turners Butchers division into its upgraded central headquarters at Cavan.
After decades of buying lamb from the southern states, chefs across the country are singing the praises of premium lamb from an unlikely source – outback Queensland.
The medium to long-term outlook for Australia’s food and fibres industries is strong according to former Queensland treasurer, Keith De Lacy.
Unlike most other sectors, sales of organic products are continuing to increase worldwide.
A mediator has been appointed to oversee negotiations between NZ meat firm Silver Fern Farms and rural services group PGG Wrightson Limited (PGW), after PGW breached an agreement that would have seen it take a 50% share holding in the meat group.
Free range chicken brand Lilydale has collaborated with a celebrity chef Luke Mangan for its new range.
Bartter Steggles has launched two new products in their Strips range, Peri Peri Chicken Strips and Southern Style Strips
Strong increases for both lamb and beef prices for the coming year are being forecast by Meat & Wool New Zealand’s Economic Service.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances, a global producer of ingredients for the food and beverage industries, has published a list of favourable flavour trends for the coming year.
As the global recession bites and consumers turn to cheaper cuts of beef, Australia’s largest cattle rancher, Australian Agricultural Company, is reorganising its operations.
Western Australia’s first dedicated food and agriculture vocational college, at the Australian College of Training, has opened.
A labelling system that tracks the “water footprint” of foods sold in supermarkets would help combat the $5 billion worth of food that goes to waste each year, a leading environmental campaigner claims.
FOOD Magazine invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its meat and smallgoods feature in the March 2009 issue.
Since being notified by the Irish Government that dioxins had been detected in pork, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has worked closely with Australian Customs Service and the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service who have confirmed that fresh pig meat, bacon or ham from Ireland cannot be imported to Australia either directly from Ireland or through a third country.
While Cheerios and chicken may be popular today, business information analysts IBISWorld have released their forecast for what consumers will be piling into shopping trolleys in five years’ time.
While many players in the food industry are worried about the impact of the global financial crisis on sales, one Melbourne organisation is anticipating growing demand in 2009.
New Zealand’s food and beverage industry has been creating a climate change of its own, setting a greening benchmark for the world.
Eimco Water Technologies-AJM Environmental Services has opened a dedicated office in Victoria to serve the rapidly growing needs of industry for wastewater treatment plants that effectively treat their effluent and reduce water usage.
Processed meat producer Hans has gone into voluntary administration, after battling higher feed costs due to the drought and increased competition in the pork market.
An Austrlian icon – the Patties Foods meat pie, Four’N Twenty, has celebrated its 60th birthday with the opening of a $21 million investment to increase production.