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This year's International Burger Day was all about plant-based alternatives to the traditional meat patty. Vegan food products are on the rise as food manufacturers ramp up to meet demand.

Australia possesses "significant capabilities" to lead the Asia Pacific in developing, manufacturing and supplying plant-based meat alternatives, the latest report from think tank, Food Frontier (FF) says.

Recommendations from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to the federal government to broaden the GST on pre-prepared and packaged meals has been rejected by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and finance minister Matthias Cormann.

It doesn’t get more Australian than this South Australian success story: beer; a big fridge; and a woolshed.

There is already "strong interest" for a potential purchase of wine and cider producer Winemaking Tasmania after it went into voluntary administration earlier this week, its administrator Pitcher Partners said.

Fonterra announces it is closing its Dennington milk processing site due to a declining milk pool, excess processing capacity and significant change.

International drinks producer Diageo has announced it will give all employees 26 weeks of fully paid parental leave, regardless of gender, carer status or length of service.

In a world first, a team from Central Queensland University (CQU) has built an automated mango harvester prototype.

Cleaning is a vital component of any allergen management plan. Paul Bagshaw from Holchem Laboratories explains the importance of cleaning validation and verification.

A record level of food recalls in 2018 reflects problems with organisational food safety culture as well as poor training, controls and a lack of accountability, risk management specialist SAI Global says.

“A wild ride” is how Naked Life CEO and founder David Andrew describes the two years since he created the range of soft drinks free from sugar, artificial flavouring and colouring.

Craft brewer SAMPLE Brew has gone into administration. Insolvency firm Rodgers Reid is seeking expressions of interest to buy the business.

For Matthews Australasia, a rebrand reflects its continual 
evolution to be best-in-class in intelligent identification and industry leadership. Food & Drink Business caught up with CEO Mark Dingley on what this represents in the company’s future.

Coles has introduced Wellness Road, a new range of 28 health food products to meet consumer demand for healthier options.

Twelve food and beverage 'powerhouses' of the International Food & Beverage Alliance have pledged to phase out industrially-processed trans-fat from global food supply by 2023, following the WHO initiative to eradicate the ingredient worldwide.