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Former head of Meat and Livestock Australia Richard Norton has been announced as the new CEO of Food Agility CRC. He will join the centre on 1 February.

Keg rental company Kegstar has appointed Stephen Hopkins as its new general manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Korean company Maeil Dairies will purchase land and assets from Corio Bay Dairy Group for $13.5 million, after the company went into voluntary administration in August last year.

Dinnerly has made its way to the west coast, launching its service in Western Australia. It makes Dinnerly the first meal kit company to deliver across all Australian states and territories.

Despite around three out of four APAC consumers drinking less alcohol, the adoption of alternative drinks remains low, according to survey results from GlobalData.

Five employees from Huon Aquaculture have been arrested and charged for allegedly taking part in activity resulting in the reduction of stock records with an estimated inventory value of $2.1 million.

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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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Nespresso’s Barista Creations For Ice range is helping Aussies create iced coffees at home during the warmer months for a limited time.

Probiotic Brekkie Balls are the latest addition to Food for Health’s portfolio as the new product looks to “take the fuss out of the morning rush”.

Peanut butter brand Mayver’s is adding five new products to its offering, which aim to offer extra nutrients in each spread.

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Woolpack innovator Planet Protector Packaging has launched the Ewe Beauty campaign, which aims to end our reliance on offshore processing and bring the process, and jobs, back to Australia.

Ten Australian and New Zealand companies have been internationally recognised with 13 awards across seven categories, including food and beverage, in the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards 2021.

US Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner for food policy and response Frank Yiannas has briefed the Asia Pacific market on the importance of traceability and transparency in food systems.

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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

In its annual report on consumer trends Euromonitor International says sustainability, convenience and a new “phygital reality” are three developments that will influence business strategies.

The next interpack will take place from 4 to 10 May 2023, at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. It will be the first show since 2017, with last year’s expo first postponed, then cancelled, due to Covid.

Companies wanting to show their packaging and print wares to the world can now register for online event virtual.drupa, which is set to take place 20-23 April, in place of the now cancelled mega-show.