Unleashed Software has launched the Business Booster competition to give Australian-based product businesses the chance to win a cash boost, software licenses, and ongoing mentorships to fast-track business growth. Any product-based business with growth ambitions can enter. There will be three winners and a People’s Choice winner, which will each get a share of $20,000 cash, a subscription to Unleashed and Xero, and mentorship from various industry experts. The winners will be announced on 25 January 2021.
Harris Farm Markets officially opened its Clayfield store with – for the first time anywhere – milk from Queensland’s multi-award-winning Maleny Dairies on the Sunshine Coast hinterland on tap.
Dr Julian McClements has an impressive resumé. He is a distinguished professor at Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts; adjunct professor, School of Food Science and Bioengineering at Zhejaing Gongshang University, China; and a visiting professor at Harvard University. He has more than 1,000 articles published, with 80,000 citations in other peoples’ papers, as well as 12 patents. He also published the book Future Foods: How Modern Science is Transforming the Way We Eat. When he talks, people listen.
At a recent global briefing, Frank Yiannas, the US Food and Drug Administration’s deputy commissioner for Food Policy and Response, addressed more than 200 attendees from 33 countries on the importance of traceability and transparency in food systems.
Experts are advising Kiwis to become more conscious of their food wastage with new research showing more than 70% of NZ households discard uneaten food every week.
Montague, one of Australia’s largest fruit growers, has signed an initial two-year lease agreement with Mareeba-based Arcella Bananas Company. The agreement will see Arcella use the Montague produce and packing facility in Brisbane to ripen their bananas.
Collaborative robots – or cobots – remain the fastest growing segment of industrial automation, projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 30.37 per cent between 2020 to 2025. Cobot market company Universal Robots (UR) just sold it 50,000th UR cobot, which was purchased by a German manufacturer to enable higher productivity and improved employee safety.
While conscious living has continued to be an important factor in Aussies lives, a quarter (26 per cent) of the nation has admitted to having limited knowledge on recycling and soft plastics recycling.
The ACCC has outlined preliminary competition concerns with Woolworths’ (ASX: WOW) proposal to acquire 65 per cent of PFD Food Services.
With increased focus on cost, quality and output good machine performance is critical for today’s manufacturers. This is why smart and engineered conveying technology is so important in achieving optimal production performance.
Busselton’s newest brewery, Shelter Brewing Co, started production this week canning three of its beers on site.
UniSA thermal energy researcher Professor Frank Bruno has been awarded almost $1 million by the Federal Government to find a solution to agricultural pollution in Australia and India.
Coles has taken on an abundant supply of Western Australian Rock Lobster destined for the export market and slashes the price for customers to enjoy ahead of Christmas.
Whether it be a hospital, aged care facility, catering or any other commercial kitchen, the way these premises will be designed and built has changed forever according to Total Construction’s Tony Tate and Rob Blythman. Tate, the company’s general manager of Food and Beverage, and Blythman, who is the general manager of Total’s Engineering Construction Group, both know that the pandemic has altered the way processes are carried out in order to make sure customers stay healthy.
Coles and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) have signed a charter on standards in road transport and the gig economy focusing on safety, driver education and mental health.
Naked Wines, a direct wine-to-consumer business, has announced a $5 Million Rescue Fund and a number of public commitments to help support quality Australian independent winemakers who are set to take the hardest hit from China’s sudden and hefty wine tariff hikes.
B2B Marketers should look to a Challenger mindset to support a winning marketing strategy
Experts at the Kentucky-based beverage development company, Flavorman, have announced the drink flavor trends to watch for in 2021. Driven by the long-term effects of an on-going pandemic, this year’s forecast is shaping up to be focused on flavours that drive experience in a socially distant landscape.
Blake Caldwell has been a consultant for Allied Finishes for the past four years and is well-placed to know the safety and hygiene issues that comes with making sure food and beverage floors are kept in tip-top shape.