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The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) and Earthwatch Australia have announced a $600,000 partnership to deliver a first-of-its-kind marine pollution and wetland management program in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria.

Since its commitment to put generational sustainability at the centre of its transformation strategy launched in June last year, Coles says it has become the country’s most sustainable supermarket.

PepsiCo has appointed Wern-Yuen Tan as its CEO Asia Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and China. Tan was previously CEO and president of Walmart China. He will start in the role on 15 June.  

To mark World Environment Day, Woolworths Group has released research results showing that amidst COVID-19 consumers are still making sustainable choices a priority, and outlines steps it is taking to pave the way to a greener future.

General Mills has sold two of its ready meals brands and licensed a third to ready meal specialists Beak & Johnston. Ready Chef and Pasta Master will be sold, and Latina’s chilled ready meals category will be licenced to Beak.

The risks posed by a changing climate are real, systemic and accelerating: business needs to report them. Eileen Hoggett and Adrian King from KPMG outline how businesses can improve the depth and focus of reporting.

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

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

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

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The Uncle Tobys Oats team has added a new flavour to it Super Blends range, as it mees consumer demand for a breakfast option going beyond a simple bowl of oats with its new Turmeric & Coconut variety.

Sunny Queen Australia has expanded its range of meal solutions for the food service industry, launching its new variety of Crustless Quiches.

South Australian confectioner Robern Menz has introduced the Violet Crumble Dark Bag to Coles stores around the country, creating a new format of the popular choc-covered honeycomb bar for consumers.

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St Andrews Beach Brewery has teamed up with The Edison Agency for the launch of its new alcoholic seltzer range, Tidal Artesian Seltzer, bringing summer to the shelf with its coastal-inspired design.

Functional drink brand Bodie’z is bringing back neon to the shelf, working with Sydney-based consumer branding agency Our Revolution for the branding and packaging design of its new range of isotonic beverages.

Food and beverage producers of all sizes can make major gains by viewing their labels as part of their marketing arsenal, according to Steve Matthews from leading digital label printer Wrapt.

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In Australia 4.1 million tonnes of edible food is wasted annually, with more than half coming from the commercial food sector. Yume and Suez have partnered to do something to do about it. Doris Prodanovic writes.

For leading Australasian brewer Lion, 2019 was a watershed. For more than a decade the company had been implementing a range of sustainability initiatives, but last year saw an acceleration of its commitments. Kim Berry reports.

For a company with a large variety of packaging formats, driving a sustainability agenda is not for the faint-hearted, but Mars Food Australia is stepping up to the challenge. Kim Berry writes.

Packaging News

To mark World Environment Day, retail giant Woolworths Group has released research results showing that amidst CoVID-19 consumers are still making sustainable choices a priority, and outlines steps it is taking to pave the way to a greener future.

Amcor Flexibles shut down its factory in Port Melbourne this week after a worker tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The facility reopened on Wednesday.

The May/June edition of PKN Packaging News is out now. Whether you read it online or in print, it's packed with the latest news and insight for the packaging industry.