Australian smallgoods manufacturer D’Orsogna is creating more than 100 new jobs, including those suitable for former auto workers, through its $61 million expansion in Mickleham.
The new international Airport at Avalon will not only create more than 200 jobs and increase international visitor numbers, but also be capable of exporting 14 tonnes of Victorian fresh produce every day.
Fonterra Australia is matching its push to secure additional milk volumes with more than $165 million in capital expenditure in this financial year at key sites.
Victoria has set a new record with food and fibre exports reaching $12.8 billion – the biggest total in the state’s history.
Victoria’s Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford has launched the Wine Industry Development Strategy and round two of the Wine Growth Fund.
Victorian Minister for Education James Merlino visited SPC Ardmona in Shepparton yesterday to highlight the Goulburn Valley company’s contribution to the program.
The iconic Chiko roll was invented in Bendigo, not Bathurst, Wagga Wagga or Castlemaine, according to the family of its creators.
A worker at McCain’s Ballarat factory was burnt by hot oil last week because the replacement worker from New Zealand failed to properly clean a fryer, the AMWU
Food & Beverage Trade Week – the state’s premier inbound trade mission targeting the global food and beverage market – is in full swing.
Dairy processor, Murray Goulburn announced to staff yesterday that it will be cutting 54 positions from its Victorian operations.
Melbourne-based maker of antipasto products Pronto e Fresco entered voluntary administration on Wednesday and is up for sale.
Applications for a $20 million grants and scholarship program are now open to Victorian agri-food producers and manufacturers.
Privately owned refrigeration firm Cold Logic has won a multi-million dollar contract at the new Melbourne Market.
Methyl bromide is a very effective fumigant and ozone depleter, but it’s playing a big role in keeping strawberries disease-free.
David Jones has recalled its Hotel Chocolat milk-free chocolate eggs, because there is a chance they may contain milk.
Australian Tartaric Products grape waste-powered biomass reactor has saved the company over $2 million in power bills so far, according to the company.
WCB has entered into an agreement to acquire the Everyday Cheese Business (EDC Business) of Lion, based in Victoria, Australia.
Melbourne ice-cream maker Dairy Bell, who was set to close its two factories today, has been saved by Bon Appetit.
Capilano has plans to process 30 per cent of its products in Maryborough.
Chinese owned Yo You dairy company plans to double its herd size and export over 10,000 litres of fresh milk a day to China.