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- Turnbull promises manufacturers new gas deal
The government has promised to halve the price manufacturers pay for gas to ensure affordable supplies across the industry.
- Food & Beverage Industry Awards 2017 – nominations extended
Due to popular demand, the deadline for nominations for The Food & Beverage Industry Awards 2017 has been extended to 12 May.
- Parmalat to upgrade SA dairy facility
Milk maker Parmalat will spend $12 million to upgrade its facility in the Adelaide suburb of Clarence Gardens.
- SPC continues involvement with School Breakfast Clubs Program
Victorian Minister for Education James Merlino visited SPC Ardmona in Shepparton yesterday to highlight the Goulburn Valley company’s contribution to the program.
- A2 Milk forecasts sales jump
NZ milk company A2 Milk is forecasting higher than previously expected sales in the six months to June, as a result of increased demand.
- Wheat genome decoded to enhance food security
UWA researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology have been involved in publication of the most comprehensive analysis of a wheat genome.
- Food labelling practices putting allergy sufferers ‘at risk’ – study
Food makers which are not prepared to indicate which unlabelled foods are safe to eat are putting Australian with food allergies at risk, according to a study.
- Seppeltsfield to welcome Marco Pierre White
Seppeltsfield is preparing for Marco Pierre White to visit the estate this month, as part of the 2017 Tasting Australia festival, which runs from Sunday 30th April – 7th May.
- High times for Australia’s hemp-in-food sector
Following the recent approval of low-THC hemp seed products to be used as a food additive by FSANZ, hemp seeds may soon be coming to a food manufacturer near you.
- Vitafoods Europe becoming more global
This year’s Vitafoods Europe will showcase ingredients, products, and services from the widest range of countries yet, new figures reveal.
- Food & beverage deal activity starts the year strongly
Corporate activity in the food and beverage industry was unexpectedly high in February and March 2017 with a number of transactions announced during this period. The standout transaction in the quarter was the acquisition of Allied Mills by Pacific Equity Partners from Graincorp and Cargill Australia. The proposed strategy is to integrate Allied Mills with … Continue reading Food & beverage deal activity starts the year strongly
- WA alcohol reduction ad ranked best in the world [VIDEO]
A graphic advertisement showing how alcohol is absorbed into the bloodstream, increasing the risk of cancerous cell mutations is the most effective alcohol education advertisement in the world, according to a new study.
- Clare Valley Shiraz named ‘2016 Wine of the Year’
Taylors Wines has received the ‘2016 Wine of the Year’ award for its 2012 Taylors St Andrews Shiraz from the World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists.
- How milk could help cure Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s [VIDEO]
A study on UHT milk is helping scientists to understand Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and type 2 diabetes, opening the door to improved treatments for these diseases.
- Food & Beverage Industry Awards – Introducing this year’s sponsors
The year marches on and the Food & Beverage Industry Awards 2017 is not far away. With that in mind, we would like to introduce you to some of our sponsors.
- IFIC appoints new Vice President
The International Food Information Council has appointed Alexandra Lewin-Zwerdling as its Vice President.
- Government scraps 457 visas
The Federal Government has scrapped the controversial 457 visa programme and indicated that foreign workers will now face stricter testing before being allowed to work in Australia.
- Yowie’s sales up in March quarter
Confectionary maker Yowie Group has reported sales of $US5.9 million ($A7.8 million) in the March quarter, a 50 per cent increase over the previous corresponding period. According to AAP, this is the company’s highest-ever quarterly sales result. The result follows the re-launch of the Yowie brand in Australia last week. According to Universal Candy, Yowie’s … Continue reading Yowie’s sales up in March quarter
- Australia-US food safety agreement to benefit exporters
The signing of a bilateral Food Safety Recognition Agreement between Australia and the US this month puts Australian exporters in a strong position as preferred suppliers.
- ‘Clear Coffee’ that won’t stain your teeth
Brothers Adam and David Nagy have released ‘Clear Coffee’, a cold beverage that can be drunk from a bottle or used in cocktails, in their native Slovakia as well as the UK. As The Evening Standard reports, one of the drink’s main selling points is that it won’t stain your teeth. It contains freshly roasted … Continue reading ‘Clear Coffee’ that won’t stain your teeth