From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will have to fully comply with the new Country of Origin Labelling laws. On that date any products carrying old labels will have to be removed from retail shelves.
Time is running out for businesses unprepared for strict new food labelling laws, with an industry expert warning many are at risk of being slapped with fines for non-compliance.
Matthews Australasia will demonstrate a range of coding, labelling, inspection and integration solutions at foodpro, all designed to allow manufacturers to understand what is happening on the production line. “Having this information is vital to driving continuous improvement and enhancing a business’s profits,” said Mark Dingley, Matthews’ GM of operations. “Attendees will see new models … Continue reading Matthews to showcase top five solutions at foodpro
Businesses with on-site labelling requirements can now have a state-of-the-art label printing solution from QuickLabel, a division of AstroNova.
Bulla will adopt Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling changes early, including voluntarily adopting them on ice cream products.
Brother International (Aust), provider of mobile printing solutions, has launched its RJ-2 Series of two-inch mobile label and receipt printers.
A security label which deters the theft of high-value meat cuts from supermarkets has begun to attract international attention after being rolled out in New Zealand.
Global alcohol producer Diageo has begun rolling out new labelling intended to make it clear how much alcohol consumers are having in each drink.
The GLM-Ievo, the high-performance labelling system for the food industry is designed to make future objectives achievable today. Bizerba’s intelligent labelling line, GLM-Ievo, is designed for automatic weighing and labelling of pre-packaged products. Due to its modular design, it can be optimally configured for products and performance requirements in the food area. Thanks to the … Continue reading GLM-Ievo labelling system coming to Foodpro
The organiser of the Labelexpo Global Series events has announced the launch of Labelexpo Southeast Asia. Focused on the region’s strong and fast growing market, the latest edition of the worldwide event portfolio will take place 10-12 May 2018 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. Like other Labelexpo events, the new three-day trade show guarantees to … Continue reading Label and package printing expo expands into SE Asia
BCDS Group has been appointed master distributor for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim region by labelling automation manufacturer FOX IV Technologies.
BCDS Group has been appointed by automation manufacturer FOX IV Technologies as their master distributor for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Rim region. “FOX IV’s automated print and apply labeling systems have been a reliable addition to Australian manufacturing facilities for the past 20+ years,” says Rick Fox, president and CEO. “The addition of … Continue reading BCDS appointed master distributor by FOX IV Technologies
NHP has announced a partnership with Switch Automation to deliver InfoSyte, an energy management software solution from NHP tailored to the Australian and New Zealand markets. A powerful cloud-hosted energy management platform, InfoSyte has the ability to integrate with energy, water and gas measuring devices along with other facility systems such as building management systems … Continue reading Energy management software
According to reports, UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has announced the opening of a new meat processing facility in Queensland. The facility will be primarily supplying Woolworths and will be capable of supplying Woolworths stores across both Queensland and parts of New South Wales, with beef, lamb, pork and other meat products. The company is now … Continue reading Hilton Food Group to open $115m meat plant in Queensland
Pressed Pear Juice from Riviana has been released in a 1 litre Tetra Pak. According to the company, Riviana Pressed Pear Juice is made from quality fresh pears which have been pressed against a fine sieve to extract the juice. The cloudy appearance underscores the fact that it is not made from concentrate and has not been … Continue reading Riviana releases pressed pear juice in a 1 litre Tetra Pak
ELIX Polymers has launched a new ABS grade for use in products that come into contact with food and which also require extra toughness and resistance to high temperatures. Target applications include kitchenware, products for preparation and storage of food, and also toys. The new M545TF grade will enhance the company’s Healthcare portfolio, which already … Continue reading ELIX Polymers launches new food grade contact material
Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced today that Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) and MG have mutually agreed that they intend to terminate the March 2016 agreement for an alliance for the supply of nutritional products. MG said that it remained committed to a B2B nutritionals strategy and MG and MJN will continue to explore new ways … Continue reading Murray Goulburn and Mead Johnson Nutrition dissolve partnership
A forensic accountant has alleged that dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and even lost money in the last financial year. It was claimed in early November that its treatment of the milk supplier support program in its accounts was wrong. This in turn has led to dairy farmers doubting whether they’ll get repaid, … Continue reading Did milk processor overstate its accounts?
Growing calls for transparency throughout the supply chain are taking clean & clear label to a new and supreme level.
All Australian food products are set to be branded with a single country of origin label in accordance with a plan being pushed by mining magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest.