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- JV Company to capitalise on cannabis-derived beverage potential
Creso Pharma has formally launched its new joint venture company with LGC Capital and Baltic Beer Company to capitalise on the fast-growing cannabis and hemp-derived beverage markets.
- Dip and cracker snack packs
Chris’ have launched a range of Dip and Cracker Snack Packs, now available in Woolworths nation-wide.
- Dairy farming to bounce back, while sugar set to drop in 2018 – research
IBISWorld’s business information analysts have revealed the top five Australian industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017-18, and food sectors have made it onto both lists.
- Farm Foods rebrands for modern Australian families
Meat supplier Farm Foods Butchers has rebranded its selection of sausages, burgers, meatballs and ready-to-cook meat products to appeal to the modern Australian family.
- Climate change drives collapse in marine food webs
A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food.
- Compass Group partners with OzHarvest to reduce food waste
Food services provider Compass Group Australia has joined forces with OzHarvest to cut down on food waste.
- Calls for ‘latte levy’ in the UK
British members of parliament have argued for the establishment of a ‘latte levy’ to reduce disposable coffee cup waste and help fund recycling.
- Blockchain technology introduced to Pacific tuna industry
Environmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights abuses.
- Breakfast protein may be key to weight loss, CSIRO reports
Eating more protein, especially at breakfast, could be the key to achieving healthy weight loss, according to a new report by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
- Indian tariffs will hit Australian pulse trade hard
A new 30 per cent tariff on imports of chickpeas and lentils to India will hit Australia’s two most important pulse crops hard in the middle of the harvest season when much of the export trade is getting under way for the year, Pulse Australia says.
- $1m in grants available for wine exports
Australian wine businesses that export to China, Hong Kong, Macau and the United States can now apply for up to $25,000 in Government funding to support specific export promotion activities.
- Kraft Heinz to break with cage eggs
The global food and beverage company Kraft-Heinz plans to eliminate caged eggs from its supply chain worldwide.
- Australia opposes UK Manuka naming decision
The Australian Manuka Honey Association (AMHA), a group of some of Australia’s largest Manuka honey manufacturers, is fighting a decision by the United Kingdom Trade Mark Registry to allow a New Zealand group to trademark the term Manuka Honey.
- Hindus urge gelatin source be listed
The Hindu community is urging the Australian Government and Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to mandate that food manufacturers state the source of gelatin, if used in a product.
- The Wine Society merges with Cracka Wines
The Online Liquor Group, which owns Cracka Wines, My Wine Guy and Winegrowers Direct, has merged with Tws Wholesale, owners of The Wine Society.
- Raw sugar futures tumble
As 2017 draws to a close, international sugar prices are struggling to reach US14 cents a pound, having started the year at almost US19 cents per pound as the 2017/18 international crop year remains on track for a surplus, according to Rabobank’s latest Global Sugar Quarterly.
- Total Tips – design and building advice
Welcome to Total Tips, our new regular column by plant building and design provider, Total Construction. Over the coming issues, we will hear from this industry leader about how to ensure businesses have well designed, well-functioning manufacturing facilities that give them the best chance to prosper. TIP 1. WHEN SELECTING NEW PREMISES, ENSURE YOU CHOOSE SOMEWHERE … Continue reading Total Tips – design and building advice
- Reliability important in choosing an automation supplier
When selecting an automation supplier, it is important for manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers to find a reliable and flexible partner with whom they can have a long relationship, said Jason Sutton, Area Sales Manager at SMC Australia/New Zealand.
- Australian distributor bought by Indian-backed consortium
Australian distributor Select Food Service has been sold to an Indian-backed consortium for an undisclosed sum.
- Reforms open Argentina to Australian companies
Reforms in Argentina are opening opportunities for Australian companies in South America’s second-largest economy, a new report shows.