- Australian wine sells for more than $2000
A bottle of first vintage 1973 Moss Wood cabernet sauvignon achieved a record price of $2301 at the recent Langton’s on-line auction in Melbourne.
- Success at home and overseas for NZ company
New Zealand company JMP Engineering expanded its business by setting up an Australian manufacturing site and is now supplying to some of Australia’s largest food processors.
- Investing in dairy
Fonterra prepares itself for the future with a multi-million dollar investment program to improve production efficiency and innovation within the dairy sector.
- September PCA dinner meetings
Members of the packaging industry in New South Wales and Victoria are invited to attend the upcoming Packaging Council of Australia’s dinner seminar.
- Top food manufacturers help the hungry
Foodbank, Australia’s largest food-relief organisation, presented four of Australia’s largest food manufactures with awards at the Australian Food and Grocery Council’s annual industry dinner on September 10, for supporting Australia’s hungry.
- Endress+Hauser support education and training
A proactive initiative by Endress+Hauser to alleviate the shortage of skilled instrument technicians in the manufacturing industry has been recognised by the RMIT School of Electrotechnology in Melbourne.
- Pure water from fruit available now
A novel range of bottled water has entered the market: it’s made from fruit.
- Vote now on the News Barometer
Members of the food and beverage industry can have their say on pertinent issues facing the sector through voting on the website’s News Barometer.
- Innovative, functional chocolate
Functional chocolate suppliers, HERZA Schokolade, has launched a new range of small chocolate pieces and compounds including small pieces of aerated chocolate and two-colour chocolate drops, available as chocolate pieces or compounds, ideal for ice cream, frozen gateaux or breakfast cereals.
- Grinders’ new grind
Find out about grinders coffee’s new range.
- Food Safety Conference update
Food safety experts from Australia, New Zealand and around the world will meet in Sydney to discuss the future of food at the second Food Safety Conference from 19th to 21st September, 2007.
- Bewitching wine
Witches falls wine is available on the shelf now. Find all the details here.
- New belgian chocolate range
Coles’ belgian chocolate range is now available in Coles Supermarkets.
- Mount Franklin goes pink for charity
Coca-Cola Amatil’s new pink Mount Franklin bottle not only looks good but is supporting a good cause.
- FoodWorks reveals future strategies
FoodWorks has announced its current and forecasted plans to achieving ambitious targets in the next two to three years, with plans to launch new and/or redevelop 300 stores within the network and introduce 150 ‘new generation’ entrepreneurial retailers in the coming years.
- Cartons for eco bananas
Pacific Coast Eco Bananas and Amcor have created environmentally-friendly custom packaging.
- ConBiz early bird registration extended
The deadline for theConBiz 2007 early bird registration for NSW Confectionery Manufacturers of Australasia (CMA) members has been extended to Wednesday, September 12.
- Food safety seminars
Advancing Food Safety (AFS) is running a breakfast seminar series, offering busy professionals the latest industry information and networking opportunities within the agri-food industry.
- Australian coffee expands overseas presence
Gloria Jean’s Coffees has developed a new global supply chain to ensure more efficient delivery to its growing network of 765 stores in 26 international markets.
- Strengthening trade opportunities with Japan
In an effort to boost export opportunities for Australian manufacturers with Japan, the Japanese Government is funding an informative free seminar run by Austrade, the Australian Government’s export development agency, on October 3 in Sydney.