The environmental impact caused by our appetites is an issue which also has been highlighted by “luxury” goods such as avacadoes, chocolate and coffee.
De Bortoli Wines has been awarded NSW’s first Sustainability Advantage Platinum Project certificate, in recognition of environmental leadership and commitment to innovation.
Calabria Wines has outclassed the competition at the recent China Wine & Spirits Awards, taking home three Gold Medals from the competition, including the prestigious Double Gold. The company’s 2013 Iconic Grand Reserve Barossa Valley Shiraz was awarded the superior Double Gold, while the 2014 Three Bridges Durif & 2014 Three Bridges Barossa Valley Shiraz both … Continue reading Aussie wine scoops three gold CWSA Awards
Sacmi Group, a plant engineering provider to Indonesian industry will be attending the Plastic & Rubber Indonesia (Jakarta, 16-19 November 2016) to show existing and potential customers its comprehensive solutions range, which has improved in terms of product versatility and process automation. Thanks to decades of experience developed in the closures field, Sacmi is able … Continue reading Sacmi beverage & packaging plans to conquer Asia
Scientists have predicted that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion humans living on Earth. With the rise of the middle class, we are expected to increase our consumption of animal products by up to 70% using the same limited resources that we have today. The cost of producing agricultural crops such as corn and … Continue reading Food for thought: feeding our growing population with flies
The supply of food is a major concern across all countries, but – as with any resource – is dependent on growers, suppliers and distributors to bring it to market.
Australian tuna brand John West has appointed a chef ambassador to launch its new ‘Fiery’ tuna range.
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
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
Industry experts warn the Australian food industry is missing out on potential commercial gains by failing to tap into our world-leading research facilities. Not protecting our food and agribusiness sector from significant weather events could also place Australia’s export market into Asia in jeopardy. Former Federal Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon. Ian Macfarlane, … Continue reading Asian food security a ‘threat to Australian industry’ says former minister
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
Eating fresher is easy with a new natural and gluten free range of FRESH WRAP kits from Marion’s Kitchen. Each kit comes with a flavour-packed sauce for stir-frying fresh veggies and your chosen protein along with crunchy sprinkles like crispy garlic or sesame seeds wrapped up in fresh lettuce or cabbage leaves. Marion Grasby spends … Continue reading Bringing Asian food to our homes
South Australian company Complexica has developed a robot with an algorithm-based persona, which is being used to help businesses make data-driven decisions in real time. Larry, the Digital Analyst, is made up of a set of algorithms tuned to complex problems in order to quickly generate answers that would otherwise take people a very long … Continue reading Meet Larry- the food manufacturers best friend
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
For manufacturers, in fact any Australian business, having a happy and content workforce is vital to the success of the company. So it will be disappointing for readers to hear that four out of every five Australians are unhappy where they work and are planning to leave their current role in search of new challenges, … Continue reading New survey reveals most workers are unhappy
According to a report on the ABC Rural program this morning, Coca Cola Amatil MD Alison Watkins has said that governments have no place meddling in local food manufacturing. During a conference held in Sydney, Ms Watkins said she also supported the need for greater foreign investment for food and agribusiness in Australia, instead of … Continue reading Coke boss wants less gov’t control but more foreign cash
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Chocolate-maker Ferrero and food company Nestle have topped the global ranking for being tree—friendly with their commitment to stop using non-plantation palm oil in their products.
A new Salt of the Earth ingredient for Fi Europe hamburgers and processed meat has been launched to significantly reduce the amount of salt and MSG
A two and a half year program aimed at improving the livelihood of smallholder cocoa farmers has been introduced through collaboration with Mondelez International’s Cocoa Life operation.