• Creative Food Solutions does it again

    August 22, 2008 468 comments

    In conjunction with ALDI, Creative Food Solutions have developed a range of ready to heat and serve restaurant quality meals for the retail market for their third Challenge win, this time in the highly contested Ready Meals Award.

  • Going nuts for Not Nuts

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    The winner of this year’s Confectionery Award was Sweet William’s Not Nuts chocolate bar – a unique combination of creamy chocolate and roasted soy beans, inside a completely nut free chocolate bar, with all the crunch and taste of nuts.

  • There’s something about Sally

    August 22, 2008 204 comments

    The new star of PotatoMagic’s family has been named Best in Show at the 2008 FOOD Challenge Awards, after taking out the Snack Foods Award.

  • Kraft Singles growing strong

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    Kraft’s exciting new range meets more grown up taste preferences, provides dairy goodness, and takes home the Awards’ Highly Commended title.

  • The winner takes it all

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    With their quirky names, original packaging and unique array of Australian ingredients, the Australian Vodka Company’s Australian Herbal Liqueur and Moulin Rooz Absinthe were the clear standouts in this competitive category, taking the Winner and Highly Commended prizes.

  • CarboNZero to hero

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    Pitango, the world’s first fresh meal manufacturer to become carbon neutral, was named Winner of the Health & Wellness Category at the 2008 Awards.

  • Looky looky, it’s an Ookie

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    Taking first place in the Baked Goods category is a product that’s attacking the lucrative school canteen market, and becoming the big new name in lots of little mouths.

  • Shaking up the category

    August 22, 2008 2 comments

    Bickford’s Milkshake Mixes, the winner of the Non-Alcoholic Beverages Award, are the first liquid milk modifier on the Australia market, offering consumers traditional flavoured milkshakes in the comfort of their own home.

  • Cracking the market

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    Moving the cracker market into another dimension, is this year’s Highly Commended entrant in the Baked Goods Category – Tucker’s Natural Gourmet Crackers.

  • This snack takes the Crunch

    August 22, 2008 0 comment

    CrunchTime, the Highly Commended Snack Food, is an innovative range of crunchy, tasty and nutritious cluster breakfast snacks developed just for kids, in line with school canteen nutritional guidelines.

  • Website compares label claims

    August 20, 2008 0 comment

    A new website called Labelwatch.com allows consumers to compare label information on more than 25,000 brand-name consumer products.

  • AUSPACK heads to Sydney in 2009

    August 20, 2008 0 comment

    AUSPACK will be heading to the Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park from Tuesday the 16 to Friday 19 June, 2009 and a large number of exhibitors from 2007 have already booked their stands for the largest bi-annual packaging & processing machinery, materials and associated technology exhibition in Australia.

  • CC Amatil books 22% interim net profit growth

    August 20, 2008 0 comment

    Beverage maker Coca Cola Amatil Ltd (CCA) has said it is on track for high single digit second half earnings growth after posting a 22.0% lift in its interim profit.

  • Indian mangoes coming to Australia

    August 20, 2008 260 comments

    Australia’s ‘Final Import Risk Analysis Report for Fresh Mango Fruit from India’ has recommended that Indian mangoes be permitted entry subject to quarantine conditions.

  • Safety issues for beverage manufacturers

    August 19, 2008 0 comment

    Beverage manufacturing has been added to a second list of ‘Injury Hotspots’ released by WorkSafe Victoria to help employers and employees make workplaces safer.

  • Baby food labels to be changed

    August 19, 2008 673 comments

    Labels on baby food in Australia and New Zealand could be changed to ensure products are not given to infants younger than six months.

  • Solution for fruit picker shortage

    August 18, 2008 0 comment

    Up to 2500 Pacific islanders will be granted visas to pick fruit in Australia because of a shortage of reliable local workers.

  • Cherry exporters must improve

    August 18, 2008 0 comment

    Australian cherry growers are being warned they need to lift their game or be overtaken by foreign competitors on the export market.

  • Krones

    August 18, 2008 285 comments

    Krones started manufacturing labellers in 1951, and has since taken its operations to a global scale, going far beyond the classical confines of machine and plant engineering.

  • Koala Easy Peel oranges exported to UK

    August 18, 2008 127 comments

    Exporter JAK Fruit, Victoria’s Belvedere Fruit Growers and UK-based Mack Multiples have sent their first shipment of Koala Easy Peel oranges to Britain.