AgriFuture calling proposals for $2m carbon initiative

AgriFutures Australia has unveiled a $2 million carbon initiative designed to investigate carbon management challenges. It will explore innovative products, practices and technologies that have the ability to improve carbon storage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) in Australia’s agricultural sector.

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Industrial Internet of Things: The smart way to transform food

Australian consumers live in a world of abundant choices, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the food and beverage industry. You need only look down a supermarket aisle to see the plethora of brands and product lines, and the variety of the product sizing. While choice increases, so are consumer expectations.

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Bundaberg Rum rallying hope through Raising the Bar initiative

Through their Raising the Bar initiative, Bundaberg Rum has been supplying ‘Bear Care’ packages worth $11.5 million in total to hospitality venues across Australia. In collaboration with global beverage company Diageo, over 1500 hospitality venues from North Queensland to Karratha are being supported by this initiative.

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The bountiful harvest at our doorstep

Food and beverage manufacturers, whether they are an SME or multinational, are always looking for new ideas, new recipes – the next big thing in terms of trends within the industry. Every part of the world has its own speciality that is associated with its region – the spices of the Indian subcontinent, the processed meats of northern Europe, the chilli sauces of central and South America, and the rice-based dishes of southeast Asia are just a few.

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Mintel research shows that chocolate brand can leverage texture to dial up the indulgent experience

By Daisy Li, Associate Director, Food and Drink, Mintel

Texture is the new innovation frontier in the food and drink industry. Besides spicing up the taste experience by adding various food textures, it is also perceived to link with mood enhancement. More than half of Chinese consumers would like to try a new chocolate featuring rich texture. It is a good opportunity for chocolate brands to incorporate various textures to dial up the indulgent experience with chocolate.

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Quenching Aussie thirsts with latest warehouse facility

As Australia’s largest manufacturing industry, food and beverage processing has needed to adapt to consumer needs and trends to remain cutting edge, especially in response to the global pandemic. There is now more demand than ever for local production and supporting Australian businesses.

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The spice of life – why ingredients are set to take off in 2021

Next year will be a watershed year for Australia’s oldest and largest ingredients’ supplier, Langdon, as it marks its 170th birthday. As with any successful business, passion for the product and constant innovation are keys to keeping a brand relevant and at the cutting edge of its industry. That is why Langdon has unveiled a new look featuring a refreshed brand mark, strapline and vision to deliver “A World of Taste”.

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AIP launches salary survey

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has partnered with sister association the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) to bring their annual salary survey to the Australasian Region.

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Soulfresh appoints CMO

Soulfresh has appointed Michael Davies as chief marketing officer, tasked with crafting and spearheading Soulfresh’s international growth as it continues to disrupt food markets across ANZ and Europe.
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