PepsiCo Australia has been awarded the Workplace Gender Equality Agency ‘Employer of Choice for Gender Equality’ citation for the third year in a row. The Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation has been given to the top 100 organisations in Australia that meet the stringent criteria for best practice in promoting gender equality. … Continue reading PepsiCo gets gender equality award
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
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
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
Coca-Cola has announced details of Powerade’s new Australian Summer campaign ‘Smash the Sweat’. The campaign is designed to encourage consumers to smash the sticky, humid conditions associated with the season through the launch of limited edition Powerade sport-themed ‘shrink packs’ aimed at generating cut-through during the key summer period. The strategy, said the company, revolves around … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches Aussie summer ‘sweat smasher’ with sports stars
Potato has long been in the staple diet for the Australian diet. However, with rising global consumerism and increasing concerns over food security, the market looks to be turning towards alternative and more sustainable food sources. Australian inventor Andrew Dyhin from PotatoMagic in Melbourne has claimed to have achieved a breakthrough to save wasted potatoes. … Continue reading Have we finally entered the age of the Chato?
Schaeffler Australia has introduced FAG Arcanol FOOD2 grease which is designed to be sturdier and more energy saving than other lubricants on the market. The latest FAG Arcanol FOOD2 grease not only meets strict sanitation standards, but also copes with high stresses and ambient conditions. It is also kosher and halal certified. “Bearings typically used … Continue reading New food grade grease improves bearing performance
Fastec Imaging’s IL5 High-Speed 5MP Camera enables you to record any production equipment moving or turning at high-speed, such as drives, motors and bearings, and vibration or alignment problems. It is also provides performance analysis or troubleshooting using slow motion replay. For analysis or troubleshooting using slow motion replay, so you can see what you … Continue reading High speed production camera
At the recent 49th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention in Brisbane, most leading Australian food and agribusiness industry experts agreed that while innovation is the key to ensuring a viable future for the food and agribusiness industry, the concern around foreign investment is impacting markets and hindering the collaboration. The … Continue reading Drop the ‘xenophobic’ attitude to trade says AIFST
Australia’s new country of origin food labelling laws come into effect today, helping Aussie consumers find out more about their food. The Australian Made Campaign’s (AMCL) famous Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) kangaroo logo will feature on most new labels, along with a bar chart showing what proportion of the ingredients come from Australia. It’ll … Continue reading New country of origin food labels are finally here
A new technology that detects allergens in food products has been awarded the Food Industry Innovation Award at the 49th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention. The Allergen Bureau was awarded the prestigious accolade at a ceremony on Monday night at the AIFST Convention at Brisbane’s Exhibition and Convention Centre for … Continue reading Food allergy innovation a hit at AIFST Awards
Heineken has today announced the launch of the Heineken City Shapers Festival, which forms part of the brand’s ongoing Open Your World platform. The campaign will celebrate the cultures, people, music and entertainment, and experiences of the vibrant global cities shaping our top Australian cities and underlines Heineken’s status as a leading international premium beer … Continue reading Heineken invites Australians to open their world with new campaign
One of the Australian beer market’s most highly anticipated annual events, the launch of Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale, took place today (June 28) with special events in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. A separate launch event for the 2016 Vintage Ale will also be held in Perth for the first time next week (5 July). … Continue reading Coopers launches its 2016 Vintage Ale
Cadbury has presented the Australian Paralympic Team with thousands of personal messages of support from fans across the nation as part of their campaign to Bring on the Joy in the lead-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The activity forms part of Cadbury’s mission to rally Australians together and support the 2016 Australian Paralympic … Continue reading Cadbury sends off Australian Paralympic Team to Rio
Sanitarium’s Little BIG DASH is returning to Australia for 2016, offering an obstacle adventure designed to put the fun into physical activity for more than 20,000 kids and their parents. Family teams from two to six will tackle 3km of wild and wacky obstacles to reach the finish line, forming part of Sanitarium’s long-standing mission … Continue reading Sanitarium makes a bigger dash
Rockwell Automation took home awards in 23 product categories of the Control Design’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
Mark Dingley, general manager of operations at Matthews Australasia takes a look at the new Autolabel series printers.
Heat and Control’s Rob Marguccio previews the CEIA THS/21 metal detector.
Foodmach National Sales Engineer Lachie Hyndman provides an overview of the HEUFT Prime Fill Height Inspection System.
Matthews Australasia has been appointed the Australasian agent for Compact Labelling Systems.