Asahi has introduced Mist Wood Gin, designed as an alternative to sparkling, wine and spirits. Employing principles of apothecary when creating the flavour combinations, Mist Wood Gin challenges the preconceived gin experience by steering away from the traditional tonic-based mixes. Instead, English pot-stilled gin is used and then matched with curated fruit, citrus and bitter … Continue reading Asahi releases Mist Wood Gin
Annies Fruit Bars, a subsidiary of Kono NZ, has been named as the Best Kids Food Product in the 2016 Munch Foods Awards. The awards, now in their fourth year, are run by Munch, an eco-friendly New Zealand company that makes and markets products and offers ideas and recipes online to feed the family. The … Continue reading Annies Fruit Bars clean up at the Munch Awards
Huon Aquaculture has become the first Australian business of its kind to obtain a AA grade in two categories from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards, a leading safety and quality certification programme, used by over 23,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries. Huon received the coveted AA rating after a testing and accreditation process … Continue reading Aussie salmon lands AA rating from BRC
Exair has added smaller and larger sizes to the air operated 316 Stainless Steel Threaded Line Vac conveyor product line, which is designed to convert ordinary pipe into a powerful in-line conveying system for food products, pharmaceuticals and other bulk materials. The 316SS Threaded Line Vac is now available with NPT threads for use on … Continue reading Stainless steel pipe conveyor for food makers
Australia’s newest distillery, Cape Byron Distillery has launched its first spirit, Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin via Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible. Created by Eddie Brook and acclaimed Scottish distiller Jim McEwan, Brookie’s captures the unique tastes and flavours of sub-tropical New South Wales. The distillery itself is nestled in the very heart of the Brook family’s … Continue reading Australia’s newest distillery made Pozible by crowdfunding
According to reports, UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has announced the opening of a new meat processing facility in Queensland. The facility will be primarily supplying Woolworths and will be capable of supplying Woolworths stores across both Queensland and parts of New South Wales, with beef, lamb, pork and other meat products. The company is now … Continue reading Hilton Food Group to open $115m meat plant in Queensland
Canadian Club has once again signed on as an official partner, official spirit and exclusive dark spirit, of the Australian Open, one of the nation’s largest annual sporting events. For the second year in a row, Canadian Club (CC) will be making a ‘racquet’ at the Australian Open Festival with the Canadian Club Racquet Club activation … Continue reading Canadian Club named as an official partner of the Australian Open
Coca-Cola South Pacific has announced that Glaceau smartwater’s new Australian summer campaign will be fronted by Jennifer Aniston who has been brought on board as brand ambassador. Following the successful launch of Glaceau smartwater in Australia earlier this year, Coca-Cola said Aniston will be front and centre of the campaign, appearing across large format iconic … Continue reading Coke hires Jennifer Aniston for new Glaceau campaign
Asahi Beverages, the Australia New Zealand business of the Japanese beverage giant and Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology business services company, have been jointly recognised for the ‘Best BPO Sourcing’ partnership of 2016 by the ANZ Paragon Awards, presented in Sydney. Now in their sixth year, the Paragon Awards honour and recognize companies … Continue reading Asahi Beverages & Wipro partnership recognised with award
Pressed Pear Juice from Riviana has been released in a 1 litre Tetra Pak. According to the company, Riviana Pressed Pear Juice is made from quality fresh pears which have been pressed against a fine sieve to extract the juice. The cloudy appearance underscores the fact that it is not made from concentrate and has not been … Continue reading Riviana releases pressed pear juice in a 1 litre Tetra Pak
Solidifying its position as Australia’s most sustainable tuna brand, Simplot Australia owned John West, was awarded the highest accolade at the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards, in Sydney recently. John West Australia, the only national supermarket brand to be recognised in the awards this year, won the Communication for Change Award, followed by the prestigious 2016 … Continue reading John West lands top sustainability award
Smart packaging – which encompasses both active and intelligent packaging – is seeing rapid technological advancement on a global scale. The global market for smart packaging is currently estimated at $5.3 billion and growing at CAGR of 8% for a projected value of $7.8 billion by 2021, according to market analysts Smithers Pira. Intelligent packaging … Continue reading Smart packaging set to feature at AUSPACK 2017
ELIX Polymers has launched a new ABS grade for use in products that come into contact with food and which also require extra toughness and resistance to high temperatures. Target applications include kitchenware, products for preparation and storage of food, and also toys. The new M545TF grade will enhance the company’s Healthcare portfolio, which already … Continue reading ELIX Polymers launches new food grade contact material
The show has sold the allocation of exhibition space launched originally and due to popular demand will now expand into the adjoining hall 3B.
Nigel Garrard, the CEO and managing director of Orora, won the Manufacturing Executive of the Year award at an event last night.
When it comes to choosing a bulk packaging system, every business has its own unique needs. There are different types of bulk packaging systems available on the market, and each machine comes with its own uses and advantages. Some focus more on outer packaging functions such as forming, cleaning, and sealing. Others focus more on … Continue reading What bulk packaging system should you choose?
Bolstered by rapid consumption growth and increasing customer needs in the Asia Pacific region, leading food processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak today announced their US$110 million investment in a state-of-the-art regional manufacturing facility near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to serve customers across the region. The move is prompted by increasing consumption volumes, … Continue reading Tetra Pak announces new US$110 million Vietnam factory
Wheat is everywhere. It’s in bread, pasta, pastries, biscuits, pizza, batter, cereals, soups, sauces, instant drinks, salad dressing, processed meats and sweets, to name but a few. The western diet is so infatuated with wheat that most of us eat a kilo or more a week. So why do we love it? It’s simple. It … Continue reading Not everyone loves wheat – so why not remove the bad bits
A forensic accountant has alleged that dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and even lost money in the last financial year. It was claimed in early November that its treatment of the milk supplier support program in its accounts was wrong. This in turn has led to dairy farmers doubting whether they’ll get repaid, … Continue reading Did milk processor overstate its accounts?
Rosella is set to unveil a new logo this November, which the company claims will be the most dramatic change in the company’s visual identity for 20 years. According to Senior Brand Manager, Kristine Dalton, “The most immediate change is the rosella bird itself. We have revisited the grassroots of our original logo whilst preserving the distinctive, … Continue reading Rosella flies off with new branding