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Pernod Ricard Winemakers is the first wine company to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Similarly, Woolworths is the first major food retailer to receive the citation.

A three year partnership between the Kellogg Australia Charitable Foundation and the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal aims to combat food insecurity in regional and rural Australia.

Coco-Cola Amatil has committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2040 in the release of its latest sustainability goals, 2020-2040 Sustainability Ambitions.

The growing popularity of alternative milks and proteins raises questions around how we define traditional concepts of milk and meat. Dr Philip Button writes.

As the world prepares to lift from the Covid pandemic, global trends intelligence specialist Stylus, examines global wellness ingredient trends to watch in 2021.

Woolworth’s Group supply chain arm, Primary Connect, has started to build the company’s 42,000 square metre temperature-controlled distribution centre at Heathwood in Queensland’s south east.

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In collaboration with leading research firm IBISWorld, Food & Drink Business presents its annual Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report for 2020.

We take a look at the Top 10 Australian companies – the industry’s largest by annual revenue – in the Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies 2020 report.

Which companies moved up the list in Australia's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report this year.

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In support of Sydney’s Mardi Gras and Australia’s LGBTI community, Darrell Lea has released a limited-edition Liquorice Allsorts pack.

Herman Brot’s HermanBurger Protein Bun has the core nutritional benefits of low carb, high protein and low GI. Created using pure plant protein, the bun is vegan and has a 5-star health rating.

Streets has announced a collaboration with Kellogg’s to produce… Golden Gaytime Coco Pops AND Coco Pops flavoured Golden Gaytimes.

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Foodmach director and industry identity Peter Marks has died, aged 66, from cancer, leaving a gap in the company and in the packaging industry. The Foodmach team pays tribute to his fellowship, leadership and expertise.

Nestlé is moving its famous confectionery Smarties to recyclable packaging, it announced this week. The new paper packaging is made from sustainably sourced coated paper, paper labels or carton board.

In an ultimate Spring clean and confident stride into 2020, Pringles has refreshed its look for the first time in 20 years. The character “Mr P” has also had a makeover.

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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

Australia’s first industry insight reports for the Save Food Packaging Design project as part of the Fight Food Waste CRC have been released by the Australian Institute of Packaging, in partnership with RMIT.

Orora achieved increased underlying earnings before interest and tax in all its businesses in the first half, on sales that rose 3 per cent in constant currency terms, with Australasia the best performer.

Profits at Pact Group rose strongly, on sales that were up a smidgeon, in its first half results, with the company attributing the rise to solid organic growth and higher margins.