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Can Australia win from FTAs in the Asian Century?
Australia and South Korea are entering a Free Trade Agreement, but before you think “advanced Western country gains access to a large Asian market”, think again.
Should the food industry resign from the health department too?
Furore over links between Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash’s office and industry continues with revelations that her former chief of staff is connected to the alcohol, as well as the food industry.
WA’s canola case shows GM crops are still being demonised
The risks of GM crops have been talked about for 25 years and not a single shred of reliable evidence of significant harm to environment or human health has been found.
SPC Ardmona’s bailout is crucial given China’s food safety record
In denying federal assistance to SPC Ardmona, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he wants to signal the end of the corporate “free ride”. But he should bear in mind that the consequences of leaving Australian food manufacturing by the roadside are far greater than any short-term economic agenda.
Industry winning the fight against better food labelling
Since Australia’s food and health ministers confirmed their commitment to the health star rating system, there’s been a steady trickle of food industry media aimed at undermining the scheme. And it appears to be working.
Australian trade beats aid in boosting global food security
I believe our future lies in playing to our strengths. The Australian agricultural business model should not be to produce cheap food for the world’s poor, but rather expensive food for rich, largely Asian, consumers.
SPC Ardmona and the cheap Chinese food challenge
The political lobbying accompanying the government’s decision to withhold financial support from SPC Ardmona has overshadowed the big structural issues facing Australia’s preserved food industry.
Pass the shiraz: variety the spice of life for Australian wine growers
The world’s wine markets have become far more competitive over the past decade, but despite the competition, Australia’s mix of winegrape varieties is not very different from the rest of the world’s. Since 2000, it has become even less differentiated.
How investing in logistics can lift your standards
Whether you’re running a small food manufacturing business or a large scale distribution operation, logistics matters. By Aoife Boothroyd.
Big supermarkets, big on junk food: how to make healthier food environments
Compared with supermarkets from seven other countries – the US, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, UK and New Zealand – Australian supermarkets have been shown to be world leaders in the promotion of junk food at checkouts and end-of-aisle displays.
Lost in the maize? The future for Aussie grain cooperatives is bleak
Long a favoured model for Australian farmers operating in a risky and precarious industry, cooperatives seem increasingly anachronistic as greater numbers move toward demutualisation. This is a mistake.
Canada’s loss is Australia’s gain in Saputo bid for WCB
Canada’s destructive agricultural supply management policies could be its unwitting gift to Australia.
Front of pack labelling – an update from the AFGC
Geoffrey Annison, deputy chief executive of the Australian Food and Grocery Council, provides an update on the progress surrounding front of pack nutrition labelling, arguing there’s still more work to be done.
Blow moulding basics
Stephen Barter from the Australian Institute of Packaging sheds light on the best ways to approach blow moulding and the influence it can have on a package’s effectiveness.
Chill out: anti-energy drinks make moves in Oz
Growth in the non-alcoholic beverages market has been dominated by energy drinks in recent years, and while there’s no sign that this will dissipate any time soon, an ‘anti-energy drink’ segment is gaining traction. Danielle Bowling reports.
Cereal offenders – GLNC launches measureable whole grain content claims for 2014
Food magazine recently spoke to managing director of GLNC, Georgie Aley about the specifics of the Code of Practice for Whole Grain Ingredient Content Claims and why it was necessary for Australia to develop a voluntary standard that accurately communicated whole grain content levels to consumers.
From Antarctica to Australia: How a whisky frozen in time was recreated
The story behind the creation of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky is a tale that deserves to be told. Food magazine recently spoke with Whyte & Mackay’s master blender, Richard Paterson about the process of turning back the clock in his quest to recreate a 19th century whisky.
From administration to innovation: how the Byron Bay Cookie Company got back to business
2013 didn’t start off too well for popular cookie manufacturer, the Byron Bay Cookie Company. In March, the company announced it had entered voluntary administration, but Rinoldi took the reins in July and got the brand back on its feet in no time.
Climate change through the grapevine – how will a warmer climate affect our wine industry?
During a whirlwind agribusiness tour of South Australia, Food magazine was lucky enough to be able to meet some of Australia’s leading scientists in crop science and viticulture, whose research focuses on how the South Australian and Australian agricultural sectors can best prepare for a changing climate.
Q&A with a Sail & Anchor brewer
We chat with Sail & Anchor brewer, Bill Hoedemaker, about Australia’s craft beer craze and the challenges of competing in a crowded market.