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Shepparton Partners Collective has announced the appointment of Robert Giles as the CEO of SPC Ardmona, three months after buying the business from Coca-Cola Amatil for $40 million.

A world where no Nestlé packaging ends up in landfill or in litter is the vision behind the company’s newly inaugurated Institute of Packaging Sciences, just one in two environmental announcements from the company overnight.

Next year, the iconic Victoria Bitter will be brewed with 100 per cent offset solar electricity. Power generated from the Karadoc Solar Farm in northern Victoria will be used under a 12-year Power Purchase Agreement.

At the Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE breakfast forum on 11 October, a panel of brand owners led by editor Kim Berry will explore the ins and outs of what it takes to be a brave brand. And what happens when you're not...

Workers at Bega's manufacturing plant on the New South Wales south coast have voted to take industrial action after negotiations with Bega management on a new Enterprise Agreement broke down.

The AIP has supported Foodbank Victoria again this year by packing 16,705kg of food orders for charity.

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Smirnoff Infusions is the latest low-ABV, low-calorie spirit crafted by Diageo. The spirit is infused with natural botanicals and is designed to be mixed with soda.

Gintonica has released its 2019 Aussie Gin Advent Calendar in the lead up to Christmas, transforming its packaging design and moving away from plastic caps on its bottles for this year’s edition.

South African drinks maker The Duchess has introduced its alcohol-free gin and tonic to Australian stores.

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Squad Ink branding studio together with Archie Rose Distilling Co have created an epic two-act gin release with the iconic Sydney Opera House. Our associate title PKN got a sneak preview of the packaging before its 1 October launch.

Wellman Packaging, the Sydney-based manufacturer of rigid plastics packaging, has launched itself into the sustainability spotlight today announcing a new ‘squeezy’ sauce bottle comprising 90 per cent food-grade recycled polyethylene plastic.

Chobani has moved to flip-top packs on its new FiT X range of high-protein yoghurts. We asked managing director Peter Meek why.

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A water brand created by US actor, rapper and entrepreneur Jaden Smith has launched into Australia with packaging designed to ease plastic bottle pollution in the ocean.

Brewing luminary Chuck Hahn has taken Kosciuszko Brewing Company back to tins with a couple of innovations planned for the canning line.

Australian hydration-boosting drink PREPD is looking for a capital injection to expand its business and grow market share.

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Industry 4.0 delivers retail engagement – and it doesn't get much cooler than cobots serving you in a Melbourne ice cream bar. Lindy Hughson went behind the scenes at the world-first retail execution to sample wares delivered by the revolutionary technology.

Nestlé has inaugurated its new Institute of Packaging Sciences, with the goal of ultimately sending none of its packaging to litter or landfill.

Iconic cordial and beverage producer Bickford’s welcomed prime minister Scott Morrison and SA premier Steven Marshall to open its new $20m bottling line.