Australia’s only commercial plant protein fraction company Australian Plant Proteins has secured $45.7 million from global agrifood business Bunge. The investment will see the company double its plant protein isolates production by March 2022. Read more
Chobani has partnered with property developer Aliro to double the footprint of its Victorian site to 21,000 square metres. The expanded site is expected to be completed by May 2022.
A new $48 million facility in Malaysia will extend Nestlé’s plant-based production capacity to 8000 tonnes of plant-based food a year, as it aims to supply food service and retail with its Harvest Gourmet brand.
Coca-Cola Amatil has joined 290 companies from around the world as part of the RE100 renewable energy initiative, committing to 100 per cent renewable electricity across its entire operations.
The Margaret River Chocolate Company has unveiled a brand new look at its flagship factory as part of plans to have the whole company carbon neutral in just four years.
New Zealand's Intellectual Property Office has delayed its hearing on the use of the term ‘manuka honey’, giving Australia’s manuka honey industry time to urge the federal government to intervene on the issue.
The Arnott’s Group has inducted 22 graduates to its inaugural graduate program as the business looks to grow and inspire local talent into future leaders.
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.
Each week, Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry brings you the latest news in the food and beverage manufacturing sector.
Innovation + investment: How venture capital is fuelling the reformation of what we eat and how we produce it. With Phil Morle, Main Sequence Ventures and Nick Hazell, v2food.
Sydney producer Riccardo the Pizza Artisan is bringing its hand-made, restaurant-quality pizzas to homes with its ready-made pizza range hitting stores around the country.
Initially an April Fool's joke and then reality, Arnott's has announced it really is releasing Hawaiian Pizza flavoured Shapes.
Weighing is an essential component, if not the heart, of any process line. Heat and Control’s business team manager packaging Robert Marguccio writes about four key things that count when weighing.
DaVinci Gourmet has released five new beverage solutions to enhance wellbeing. The range is formulated with Kerry’s proprietary ingredients to optimise nutrition in beverages.
Entries for the 2021 Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand close today (5 March).
Save food packaging is integral to achieving Australia’s goal to halve food waste by 2030. The Save Food Packaging Design Project has released findings of its first two reports.
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.
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.
In a record year of entries, the annual Australasian Packaging Innovation and Design (PIDA) Awards program – coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) – has announced the finalists for 2021 across 11 categories. The list represents the cream of the crop in packaging design innovation and industry contribution for 2021.
Nestle Oceania has switched to recyclable paper packaging supplied by Amcor for its Smarties confectionery range in Australia, upgrading its manufacturing lines to accommodate the material change.
Global label printing giant, Multi-Color Corporation (MCC), is buying 58-year-old leading Australian provider of in-mould label solutions, Herrods, for an undisclosed sum.