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Pernod Ricard Winemakers has become the first major wine company in Australia to source all of its electricity from 100 per cent renewable energy.

Coles will pay Norco $5.25 million after an ACCC investigation found an "egregious breach" of Australian Consumer Law.

The founders of Balter called it “a massive day” as it announced the craft brewery had been bought by Carlton & United Breweries. Balter started on the Gold Coast in 2016.

Chantale Millard has been appointed CEO of Longtable Group. Her appointment follows the resignation of Laura McBain, CFO Michael Caragounis and the retirement of chair Tony Robinson in the last five weeks.

The food and beverage manufacturing sector showed strong performance in November, despite the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) falling to its lowest level since August 2016.

Researchers from the University of New South Wales have developed a way to turn banana plantation waste into biodegradable and recyclable packaging.

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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.

Despite challenging conditions, agriculturally-focused industries and dairy processors made their mark in the Australian market, as this year's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report, developed in collaboration with IBISWorld reveals.

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A new lower-cost ‘ready-to-bake’ croissant, known as Luna, has entered the market, introduced by specialist bakery manufacturer Bakers Maison.

Red Tractor has launched a range of certified organic snack bars into Coles stores around the country, with ingredients sourced form some of Australia’s leading organic faming families.

South Australia’s Mitchell Wines is releasing a modern collection of wines to represent its changing of the guard, as the third generation of Mitchells now take the helm of the winery.

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On the back of the recent breakthrough launch of a 90 per cent food grade recycled ‘Squeezy’ Sauce Bottle, Sydney-based manufacturer of rigid plastics packaging, Wellman Packaging, has stepped up again to announce that it is 100 per cent rPET ready.

CHEP, Biopak, Panasonic, and Amgen were among the companies recognised at the annual Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Awards in Melbourne this week.

As part of its global packaging rollout, Carlsberg is introducing new labelling and bottle caps for its products in the Australian market.

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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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The 2020 WorldStar Packaging Awards winners have been announced, with eleven Australian and New Zealand companies to be recognised for packaging innovation across six categories at a gala ceremony during interpack 2020.

The November/December issue of PKN is out now, featuring a look back at the highlights of 2019 and including our exclusive Machinery Matters supplement.

Spicers is buying rival merchant Direct Paper as part of its strategy to move into new areas, with the deal giving it an increased presence in packaging papers and boards.