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A trio of University of Sydney graduate students has found a way to produce biodegradable packaging from crustacean skeletons.

Australian organic winemaker Fourth Wave has partnered with Denomination for its latest range of lighter-style wines, Tread Softly.

The Australian food and agribusiness industry could capture an extra $55 billion by shifting its mindset around protein, Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL) says.

The Victorian Government will establish a $250 million Business Growth Fund for small and medium enterprises, but is yet to provide details as to how the fund will work.

A new food safety app created by Australian tech company Virtual Manager is digitising food safety protocols, from fridge and room temperature monitoring, to activity tracking for kitchens to staff, and changing the way food outlets are managed.

The challenge of growing one of the world’s ‘super fruits’ is reaping rewards for Australia’s only commercial grower. Henry Bartosiewicz grows the ‘blueberries of the future’.

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Coca-Cola Australia has launched its first energy drink under the Coca-Cola brand. Coca-Cola Energy contains caffeine and guarana while still tasting like Coke. It will start appearing in shops later this month.

The Made Simple range from New Zealand company Tasti are now in Australia. The range are made with four key ingredients - dates, coconut, cocoa powder and nuts (or peanut butter).

Jet Technologies has partnered with Vinventions to create the world's first wine cork that is glue-free, TCA taint-free and biodegradable.

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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.

Move over, goon bag. Pord marries art with high-quality wine to elevate the reputation of cask wine in Australia.

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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.

Australian hydration-boosting drink PREPD is looking for a capital injection to expand its business and grow market share.

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The new highly specified 4500sqm OjiFS packaging plant in Mildura is open, with the company now offering its innovative wax-free PowerPly cartons to the local market.

Amcor and Bemis have closed their $A9.2bn merger deal following final regulatory approvals being received.

Visy boss Anthony Pratt is Australia's richest person for the third consecutive year, beating mining magnate Gina Rinehart on the Australian Financial Review's roundup of the country's 200 wealthiest people.