• Australian wine sells for more than $2000

    September 18, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 17, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 17, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 14, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 14, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 13, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 13, 2007 0 comment

    A novel range of bottled water has entered the market: it’s made from fruit.

  • Vote now on the News Barometer

    September 12, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 12, 2007 461 comments

    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

    September 12, 2007 0 comment

    Find out about grinders coffee’s new range.

  • Food Safety Conference update

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 11, 2007 533 comments

    Witches falls wine is available on the shelf now. Find all the details here.

  • New belgian chocolate range

    September 10, 2007 0 comment

    Coles’ belgian chocolate range is now available in Coles Supermarkets.

  • Mount Franklin goes pink for charity

    September 7, 2007 1 comment

    Coca-Cola Amatil’s new pink Mount Franklin bottle not only looks good but is supporting a good cause.

  • FoodWorks reveals future strategies

    September 7, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 6, 2007 0 comment

    Pacific Coast Eco Bananas and Amcor have created environmentally-friendly custom packaging.

  • ConBiz early bird registration extended

    September 6, 2007 359 comments

    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

    September 6, 2007 0 comment

    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

    September 5, 2007 250 comments

    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

    September 5, 2007 0 comment

    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.