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Former director of Bellamy's Australia Jan Cameron will face criminal charges following an investigation by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).

4 Pines Brewing Company will soon be putting its famous beer into bottles and cans on a new filling line, to be supplied by Foodmach, at its Brookvale facility.

Costa Group has partnered with Australian agtech company The Yield Technology Solutions for the installation of AI technology across eight berry farms. It aims to help farmers with decisions, such as when to irrigate, feed, plant, protect and harvest.

More than 40,000 people have been infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 1000 have died. As the Chinese Government and health agencies around the world try to contain the virus, its impact is being felt across the business spectrum. Food & Drink Business gives you a thorough briefing on its impact on the F&B sector.

German retailer Aldi is set to enter a $700 million sale and leaseback process for four of its local distribution centres in Australia, working with real estate firm JLL for the deal.

Coles is encouraging bushfire and drought affected producers to apply in the latest round of the Coles Nurture Fund. Grants of up to $500,000 will be available for small businesses to improve efficiency.

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Welcome to the Food & Drink Business annual report of Australia's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies. In collaboration with market research firm IBISWorld, we give you the scorecard ranking by revenue of Australia's heaviest hitters in food and beverage.

Every year in The Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies report, created in collaboration with IBISWorld, we take a look at which companies have shot up the ranks.

We take a look at the Top 10 Australian companies – the industry’s biggest by annual revenue – in the Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies 2019 report, developed in collaboration with IBISWorld.

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Each week, editor of Food & Drink Business Kim Berry brings you a news round-up of the food & beverage manufacturing industry.

Each week, editor of Food & Drink Business Kim Berry brings you a news round-up of the food & beverage manufacturing industry.

Each week, Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry brings you the latest news in the food and beverage sector.

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Smith’s is popping into a new format this Valentine’s Day, with the launch of its light, bite-sized potato snack, Smith’s Poppables.

Cadbury is replacing Freddo with images of real-life endangered frogs on its chocolate packs to educate Australians about frog species in the country nearing extinction through an augmented reality feature.

The KitKat Chocolatory has used cacao pulp to create its latest chocolate bar, the Sublime Incoa. The cacao pulp adds natural sweetness, as well as a floral and tangy taste to the bar.

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Dual QR code packaging innovation is at the heart of global food giant Danone’s digitally enabled Track & Connect service for consumers and retailers, introducing a new level of supply chain transparency for its baby formula brands.

Packaging and display business Orora is going through some turbulence, according to the company’s half-year results, with business lagging in North America.

New Zealand’s iconic Whittaker’s chocolate company has installed a new, custom-built piece of machinery that can weigh and bag up to six different flavours of chocolates in one operation.

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Smallgoods and meat producer D’Orsogna expects to double its production capacity at its new $66 million facility. Doris Prodanovic reports.

Sidel and Tetra Pak have 
teamed up to develop the new manufacturing line at Bickford’s $20 million production facility in South Australia, helping expand the beverage producer into dairy. By Doris Prodanovic.

Building a $125 million, 55,000 square metre distribution centre was not something the founder of Drakes Supermarkets Roger Drake ever imagined would be a part of the business. He caught up with Kim Berry to explain how it came to be.

Packaging News

Amcor’s first half results for the current financial year prompted the company to improve the outlook for the 2020 financial year. In total, Amcor reported an adjusted EBIT of $699m, up 4.4 per cent in constant currency terms.

Packaging and display business Orora is going through some turbulence, according to the company’s half-year results, with business lagging in North America.

Whoever ends up becoming the new owner of the OI Glass business in Australia & New Zealand, will face tough demand conditions over the next two to three years, writes industry analyst Paul Allen, in this exclusive report for PKN.