The Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) shows that the manufacturing sector nudged growth in June.
When I first stepped foot inside the new Flavour Makers Braeside factory on a rainy Melbourne morning, I was immediately hit with the tremendous sense of pride which seemed to be emanating from the walls of the barely three week old facility.
Results from the most detailed financial analysis of Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry have been released.
Tasmanian Deputy Premier Bryan Green will be releasing the terms of reference today for a review of the state’s GMO-free status.
Darren O’Brien, managing director of foods at Kraft Foods Australia, will be guest speaker at next month’s Food magazine awards, sharing his thoughts on the popularity and success of the iconic Vegemite brand.
The European Union has recently approved the use of iron oxides and hydroxides to be used in the laser etching of selected fruit in place of sticker labels.
Exectuive chairman of Visy, Anthony Pratt, says the government needs to shift its focus away from keeping the automotive manufacturing industry afloat and turn its attention to food.
Despite food being the biggest subsector of Australia’s manufacturing industry, it receives almost three times less in government support than car manufacturing, according to the latest Productivity Commission review.
After sifting through a very impressive collection of nominations, we’re thrilled to finally announce the 2013 Food magazine awards finalists!
In light of recent announcements from Simplot and McCains regarding cutbacks to their produce supply, AUSBUY have come out to say that when it comes down to it, the only ones to blame are ourselves.
Simplot Australia has advised employees that two of its plants are under threat of closure, with the food manufacturer blaming a very competitive market and unsustainably high costs.
The Australian Industry Group Performance of Manufacturing Index recorded a score of 43.8 for May, an improvement on the previous month but continuing the industry’s contraction for the 23rd straight month.
New Zealand’s Waikato Innovation Park is using a product development spray dryer known as FoodWaikato to dry avocado pulp into a high value powder to use in food products.
Entries are now open for the 2013 Australian HACCP Awards which recognise outstanding contributions of individuals and businesses in the food safety sector.
The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) has announced the winners of their merit and innovation awards ahead of the 46th Annual AIFST Convention.
Released over the weekend by the Minister for Agriculture Joe Ludwig, the National Food Plan contains worthy goals for boosting food exports and production but lacks urgency, says the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
Hedge fund investors and money managers across Wall Street are said to be favouring the food sector over the Treasury bond market.
Heightened consumer awareness surrounding palm oil farming practices has resulted in protests and boycotts the world over, causing producers to re-think the ingredient composition of many of their processed offerings.
Choice has released a statement relating to unclear labelling of products containing palm oil.
The seven international speakers who formed part of the World Packaging Conference at the recent AUSPACK PLUS in Sydney, had some very valuable lessons to share with Australia’s packaging community.