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Pandemic-driven disruption of consumer behaviour and trends has caused manufacturers to shift in more ways the one, industry experts discussed in an online forum hosted by Dassault Systèmes.

Healthy ingredients and label transparency are more important to consumers than ever before following the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new global survey.

Victoria’s Camel Milk Co will receive a $25,000 small-scale and craft program grant from the state government to support the purchase of a new pasteuriser and dairy filler at its farm.

Dairy processors have led the way when it comes to the COVID-19 pivot. Australian Dairy Products Federation executive director Janine Waller writes about how the sector has performed.

Compressed air energy is a significant cost to the dairy industry. SMC Corporation Australia New Zealand key account manager Paul Grantham explains how savings can be made.

The Victorian Government’s Industrial Hemp Taskforce has strongly backed a trial site as part of its interim report, handed down today.

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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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Coopers Brewery is rebranding its Session Ale to Pacific Pale Ale in time for summer to make it more distinguishable to consumers seeking a summer-style beer.

The first distillery from Nowra, New South Wales, is releasing its first gin. Tara Distillery’s inaugural gin - Tara Pot Still Gin - won a bronze medal at this year’s Australian Gin Awards.

A new seltzer has entered the Australian market – Saintly Hard Seltzer – which was locally produced in slimline cans and designed in collaboration with some of the country’s leading drinks specialists.

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Product cloud EVRYTHNG has partnered with Result Group of Companies, the Australian supplier of product packaging solutions, to accelerate the digitisation of products in Australia.

Timboon Fine Ice Cream is marking its 21st anniversary with new packaging design across its range, developed by Sydney-based studio Squad Ink.

Spirits company Bacardi has unveiled plans to use a new, 100 per cent biodegradable bottle, which the company says will replace 80 million plastic bottles every year.

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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

KitKat is temporarily replacing the logo on its four-finger milk chocolate bar pack as part of a new campaign to encourage and educate Australians on how to recycle soft plastics correctly.

APCO released the programme that maps the framework for measuring Australia’s progress towards the 2025 national Packaging Targets during a keynote session at the AIP conference.

A first for our industry, the Australasian Packaging Conference 2020, run by the Australian Institute of Packaging, kicked off on an all-new live platform today.