• Organic food popularity increases

    August 11, 2008 11 comments

    Consumers are wholeheartedly embracing organic produce and sales figures continue to rise rapidly.

  • A new leader in product identification

    August 7, 2008 412 comments

    2008 has been a year of change, none more so than in the coding and labeling industry.

  • Kellogg acquires Specialty Cereals

    August 7, 2008 6 comments

    Kellogg Australia has announced its intention to acquire Specialty Cereals, a privately owned manufacturing business, and recently Highly Commended winner at the FOOD Challenge Awards.

  • Rockwell Automation brings RSTechED to Melbourne

    August 6, 2008 0 comment

    Held in Melbourne from 26 to 29 August, the annual RSTechED is a four-day long educational event, providing the opportunity for end-users, system integrators, OEMs and distributors to learn more about how to effectively manage and optimise their plant-floor applications.

  • Rockwell Automation

    August 6, 2008 0 comment

    Rockwell Automation Australia and Rockwell Automation New Zealand are subsidiaries of Rockwell Automation, Inc. — a leading global provider of industrial power, automation control and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses.

  • Same tasty food – and less acrylamide

    August 6, 2008 0 comment

    Acrylamide is naturally formed when starchy foods, such as biscuits, crackers, snacks, French fries, and crisp bread are baked or fried at high temperatures.

  • LabWare

    August 6, 2008 0 comment

    LabWare is recognised as the global leader of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and instrument integration software products.

  • New tea survey released

    August 6, 2008 0 comment

    Lipton T.E.A Report suggests Australians prefer to sacrifice drinks after work in favour of regular tea breaks.

  • ABB

    August 4, 2008 1 comment

    ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact.

  • tna

    August 4, 2008 0 comment

    For over 25 years, tna has set the benchmark in the industry for vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) packaging systems, creating highly efficient machines, using fewer parts with a simple design to increase maximum output and flexibility.

  • Cottee’s launches new cordial bottle

    August 4, 2008 56 comments

    Cottee’s has launched new cordial flavours to go with a new ‘Easy Pour’ bottle.

  • GM labelling on the cards

    August 4, 2008 0 comment

    Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has indicated that it could soon be possible to label all genetically modified foods.

  • CSIRO cuts 50 jobs & shuts food plant

    August 4, 2008 0 comment

    The CSIRO will shed up to 50 jobs in food science research and close its Sydney food processing test plant in a bid to save $6 million over the next two years.

  • Murray’s winter seasonal beer released

    August 4, 2008 0 comment

    While the big industrial brewers of Australia are fighting over the claim of being the producer of the world’s coldest beer, Murray’s Craft Brewing Co. has launched a new beer specially crafted to provide some winter warmth – Murray’s Best Extra Porter.

  • Murray’s Craft Brewing Co.

    August 4, 2008 0 comment

    Murray’s Craft Brewing Co. is a 100% Australian-owned craft brewer whose beers are handmade from their base on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

  • Insignia upgrades GS1 membership

    August 4, 2008 122 comments

    As of the first of July this year, insignia has achieved the status of Strategic Alliance Partner with GS1 Australia.

  • Don Smallgoods to close two factories

    August 1, 2008 75 comments

    Iconic meat company Don Smallgoods will shut factories at Altona in Victoria and Spearwood in Western Australia in a bid to stem losses and consolidate the company’s operations.

  • Olives guaranteed to please

    July 31, 2008 0 comment

    The Australian Olive Association is developing a table olive Code of Practice in conjunction with Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

  • Hormel Foods Australia

    July 31, 2008 147 comments

    Hormel Foods Australia is part of the international Hormel Foods Corporation (HFC) based in Austin, Minnesota.

  • Hormel brings more to the table

    July 31, 2008 162 comments

    Following the successful launch of the shelf-stable Hormel Compleats microwave meal range, Hormel Foods Corporation will invest millions in a new US production facility that will enhance the supply of products to its Australian subsidiary.