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The Brewers Association of Australia has appointed John Preston as its new CEO. Preston will start in the role on 4 January 2021.

Asahi Beverages has appointed Nigel Parsons as the new CEO of Asahi Lifestyle Beverages. He will join the company on 1 March 2021.

A research project commissioned by sustainable tech company iugis found businesses don’t fully grasp the scale of the food waste problem, or how it relates to the climate emergency.

Cobram Estate has been awarded one of the best oils in the world by the International Olive Council. Its Black Label Hojiblanca Extra Virgin Olive Oil was awarded the best oil in the Southern Hemisphere.

Transforming a series of machines into a fully functioning packaging line requires more than just conveying, writes Foodmach CEO Earle Roberts.

Wine commentator and author Jeremy Oliver has teamed with David Thomas and Andrew Stark to create Asia Wine Hub, an information-based online wine resource for Australian wine brand owners.

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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.

This year's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report shows that despite challenging conditions, agriculturally focused industries made their mark in the Australian market.

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Hunter Valley winemakers have been given the green light from the Italian Government to develop Pink Prosecco in Australia.

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has released its limited edition Jacob’s Creek Wonderland Sparkling wine, collaborating with CCL and Enoplastic for the new pack, which features illustrations by Melbourne-based Cassie Byrnes.

Fever-Tree has added three naturally flavoured sodas to its portfolio, designed to be mixed with low-calorie spritzes and long drinks.

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Sydney-based company MaCher has partnered with Flexi-Hex to develop a new ‘honeycomb’ protective sleeve for shipping in the online liquor category.

Tip Top has introduced 100 per cent recyclable cardboard bread tags, made from recycled material, which launches in South Australia this week.

Harry’s Ice Cream has updated its packaging design, working with Melbourne-based studio 68 degrees to develop the new look, and Zipform Packaging for the tubs.

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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

The world’s biggest packaging trade fair interpack has been cancelled, the organisers citing uncertainty over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic surging through Europe.

Sydney-based tube manufacturer Impact International has made another major step on its sustainability journey, launching a first-of-its-kind carbon-offset forest initiative in partnership with leading Australian personal care brands.

Result Group has strengthened its management team with the appointment of seasoned industry executive Paul Irwin as its new national sales manager.