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Fonterra announces it is closing its Dennington milk processing site due to a declining milk pool, excess processing capacity and significant change.

International drinks producer Diageo has announced it will give all employees 26 weeks of fully paid parental leave, regardless of gender, carer status or length of service.

In a world first, a team from Central Queensland University (CQU) has built an automated mango harvester prototype.

Cleaning is a vital component of any allergen management plan. Paul Bagshaw from Holchem Laboratories explains the importance of cleaning validation and verification.

A record level of food recalls in 2018 reflects problems with organisational food safety culture as well as poor training, controls and a lack of accountability, risk management specialist SAI Global says.

“A wild ride” is how Naked Life CEO and founder David Andrew describes the two years since he created the range of soft drinks free from sugar, artificial flavouring and colouring.

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Sugar-free drinks brand Nexba has added three new flavours to its kombucha portfolio, as well as boosting its size to a one-litre format.

A grandmother's homemade remedy becomes an innovative food storage solution with FreshPaper, now in Woolworths.

Cadbury is adding five flavours to its Dairy Milk chocolate range, with Creamy Hazelnut Crunch and Crispy Mint Creme now permanent members of the Dairy Milk range.

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From 2020, Coca-Cola will use 16,000 tonnes less of virgin plastic in Australia as it doubles its use of recycled plastic bottles in the Australian market.

Packaging is at a sustainability “tipping point”, with strong growth reported around the world for companies using ethical packaging.

Move over, goon bag. Pord marries art with high-quality wine to elevate the reputation of cask wine in Australia.

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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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Unpacking the opportunity that is packaging print: the Print21 + PKN LIVE annual conference for the packaging print community will take place on 12 August in Sydney. With strong industry support and a stellar line-up of speakers and panellists, the event is shaping up to be a calendar highlight this year.

Western Australia's Hunt and Brew can now serve its cold brew coffee products Australia-wide after turning to Jet Technologies for a bespoke filling solution to extend product shelf life in stores and in transit.

The emergence of direct-to-package and direct-to-container printing is shaping up as a major threat to traditional label printing; however, for now label printing is still on the rise, to the tune of 4.4 per cent a year.