The ability to attract bright young people and develop their critical thinking emerged as the key themes at the PKN + Food & Drink Business Women in Packaging breakfast panel, held at the AIP Technical Forum.

Creativity, collaboration and a rapidly changing workplace were some of the key points addressed by BrandOpus Australia managing director Nikki Moeschinger, the keynote speaker at the 2019 Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum.

The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will partner with the Australian Institute of Packaging for one of its first projects.

The Heart Foundation and VicHealth have released Australia's first salt reformulation guide for food manufacturers. The guide's author says it will be particularly useful for small-to-medium food manufacturers.

A University of Michigan study has found meal kits have a much lower overall carbon footprint than the same meals bought at a supermarket, despite having more packaging.

In a move designed to assist Oceania customers future-proof their factories, Tetra Pak has bought New Zealand food and beverage processing automation solutions specialist Macro Automation Ltd.

With an Australian-first end-to-end offering, e-commerce drinks business Brewtopia is offering an Aussie-first end-to-end solution for personalised alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

A kit the size of an Esky is set to revolutionise the testing market for the food sector.

Provenir is taking the abattoir on the road and to the farm to minimise stress on animals and improve meat quality.

Jacobs Creek owner, Pernod Ricard, has told Food & Drink Business it won't comment on "market rumours" about it selling its strategic wine brands portfolio.

A new glassware range is the latest tool in The Last Straw campaign to reduce the use of plastic straws.

Australian hemp start-up Hemp Oz has launched the first hemp Kombucha to the market, expanding the company’s presence into the health beverage industry.

A new national sustainability framework will provide consistency for the wine industry, the Australian Wine Research Institute says.

An upgrade to John Dee's Warwick abattoir in Queensland's Southern Downs region will bring jobs in during construction and well into the future.

50,000 scones at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, $210 million on chocolate, and $28 million on fish and seafood. Easter's about a lot more than chocolate.