East Imperial, New Zealand premium mixer brand, has announced it is listing on the London Stock Exchange in a move to boost the brand’s global presence. Read more
Persistence Market Research – a US research company providing the missing links between customer relationships and business outcomes – has released a report on new variations of flavoured tea. Read more
With roots firmly planted in one of Australia’s premier food and wine regions, The Barossa Valley, Ahrens strive to be a leading provider of construction solutions for Australia’s largest manufacturing industry, which accounts for 32 per cent of the country’s total manufacturing turnover.
Meal kit company HelloFresh has announced plans to open the largest Australian meal kit pick-and-pack facility in Ravenhall, Victoria in July, nicknamed the Tuckerbox. Read more
The University of Adelaide has partnered with an international research team to identify a new mechanism in barley plants, which could aid crop growers in achieving high yields at higher temperatures. Read more
Australian Honey Ventures, a Gin Gin start-up part-owned by Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins that empowers beekeepers, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to deliver a new honey brand – Real Good Honey. Read more
Nerada Tea, based in Queensland, has encouraged environment-conscious Australians to choose its loose-leaf tea in support of the Plastic Free July movement. Read more
For the food and beverage industry, the impact of ineffective forms of lubrication can result in a string of issues from excessive downtime to the costs of continued maintenance and food safety risks.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) commends the government for the Ban on Waste Plastics Exports, that is effective today, as a critical step to create a local packaging circular economy.
A $3.8M competitive grant is open for applications from Western Australian agri-businesses, enterprises and entrepreneurs seeking to accelerate business and product development and deliver projects that support the scaleup of the state’s food and beverage manufacturing industry.
Following the introduction of marketing restrictions for tobacco products and repeated calls to extend the legislation to more sectors, Brand Finance once again analysed the potential impact of such policies on food and drink brands.
New Zealand’s largest packaging industry group has welcomed Government’s move to phase-out difficult-to-recycle and some single-use plastics.
Following Naked Wines’ commitments to the independent wine industry in December 2020, after the China wine tariff hike, the Australian wine subscription service has delivered a $5 million rescue fund Stop The Squeeze to support struggling independent wine producers. Read more
Halliday Wine Companion, the industry benchmark for Australian wine, has announced the return of its annual awards in ceremony form at the Stokehouse in St Kilda on 12 August. The event will also be broadcast locally and internationally on the website that evening. Read more
Electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions provider Atkore has expanded its range of Calbrite Stainless Steel Electrical Metallic Tube (EMT) conduits to include diameters up to four inches, simplifying wiring installations and saving assembly time and costs. Read more
Tip Top has released a new Cinnamon Doughnut Flavoured Soft Loaf in its Golden range of classic baked Australian goods. Read more
The federal government has granted Major Project Status to Reward Minerals $450 million Lake Disappointment Brine and Sulphate of Potash Project, supporting the production and export of an essential ingredient for agricultural fertiliser. Read more
Ingham’s Wanneroo Feedmill, in Western Australia, has been named Platinum Waterwise Business of the Year by the Water Corporation’s Waterwise Business Program.
Collins Foods has appointed company CEO Drew O’Malley to the Board as managing director, effective immediately.