Coca-Cola Amital has produced Australia's first carbonated soft drink bottles from 100 per cent recycled plastic. Group managing director Alison Watkins says "every beverage container should be recycled and live again". Read more
Vaughan Constructions has been awarded the contract to build Australia's largest distribution centre for German supermarket company, Kaufland. The $255 million facility will include more than 117,000 square metres of building area
Asahi Beverages is suing a Victorian food manufacturer for allegedly producing mouldy iced tea, after shoppers found “cotton ball-like” chunks in the drink. The Real Iced Tea products were recalled from supermarkets.
Woolworths has launched a partnership with UK-based food tech start-up Spoon Guru. Spoon Guru’s artificial intelligence (AI) patented software helps online retailers help consumers find the right foods through machine learning, nutritional and labelling information.
Coca-Cola Amatil announced it has reached its goal of women holding 30 per cent of board, senior executive and management positions in the company, ahead of its 2020 target.
Coles Group announced it will cut $1 billion from business costs by 2023, during a strategy update on 18 June. Savings were needed to offset rising costs of wages and utilities, Coles chief executive Steven Cain says.
Australians are embracing healthier habits than in decades past, but chronic busyness is trumping good intentions in the kitchen, and driving new opportunities in healthy convenience.
Every year, in collaboration with market research firm IBISWorld, we gather together all of the latest company data to reveal Australia's heaviest hitters in food and beverage. Here are some of the highlights.
Air compressor company Boge has released an anniversary compressor to celebrate its 111th year in manufacturing, with the exclusive machine joining the S-series.
An Australian startup company has launched a natural food preservative range that claims to boost the shelf-life of dairy, bakery and both fresh and cooked meat products.
Australian gin-lovers can find two new entrants to the market this week, with Larrikin Gin introducing its new Cherry Lush and The Gin Society bringing in Juno Gin from across the ditch.
South Australian distillery Twenty Third Street Distillery is offering whisky lovers to personalise their own whisky by the barrel with its interactive 'Age your Own' experience.
Four Pillars is celebrating Negroni Week and 100 years of the Negroni by bottling the cocktail in a limited edition range, using its different gins for each variety.
From 2020, Coca-Cola will use 16,000 tonnes less of virgin plastic in Australia as it doubles its use of recycled plastic bottles in the Australian market.
Packaging is at a sustainability “tipping point”, with strong growth reported around the world for companies using ethical packaging.
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.
A Collective Action Group has been announced to drive 2025 National Packaging Targets includes leading industry and government representatives. Big names like Visy and Pact Group, Nestle, Coca-Cola Amatil, and Coles, David Jones and Country Road are among the line-up.
Supermarket giant Aldi is committing to dramatically reducing its plastic packaging, saying it will axe it by a quarter within the next six years, and it will cease supply of many single use plastic products by the end of next year.
In a world first, FMCG giant Procter & Gamble is set to pilot skincare products in refillable containers, which it says could dramatically reduce the amount of plastic used in the beauty category.