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US protein giant Tyson Foods announced the creation of a Coalition for Global Protein to bring industry leaders in the global protein industry together, including people from academia, non-government organisations and financial institutions.

Following a 2019 full of challenges and changes, Fonterra has released its latest sustainability report and how its inaugural Sustainability Advisory Panel is advising the co-op.

Rising temperatures and seasonal changes may mean winemakers in New Zealand could change their grape varieties for production, a new study from Lincoln University has found.

The Woolworths Group has announced the leadership team for Endeavour Group in the lead-up to the proposed demerger of the group. Steve Donohue has been appointed CEO and Colin Storrie COO and CFO.

American berry giant Driscoll’s has taken a small stake in Australia’s fresh food company Costa Group. The two have joint ventures in Australia and China, with Driscoll now acquiring around five per cent of the company.

Treasury Wine Estates has pinned the underperformance in its US sector as a contributing reason to revise its profit forecasts for FY20, despite reporting growth in its Asia, ANZ and EMEA regions.

Kate Whitney has joined meal kit subscription company Marley Spoon as its new chief marketing and growth officer for Australia.

Research from the US has found a composite film could help reduce the amount of foodborne illness outbreaks. The film combines an antimicrobial layer to a clear, polyethylene plastic, commonly used to vacuum-package meat and fish.

The Australian food and beverage manufacturing industry is strong, but 2020 will offer challenges including ever-growing scrutiny from consumers. Australian Food and Grocery Council CEO Tanya Barden writes.

Karen Lebsanft started manufacturing lavosh flatbread more than 25 years ago. There have been highs and lows, but at the end of 2019 she was awarded a Gold Stevie Award to recognise her longevity in the industry. Kim Berry writes.

What better way to whet your appetite for the year ahead that an informative, interesting and insightful read of the latest - and first for 2020 - edition of Food & Drink Business.

In a surprise announcement, German supermarket giant Kaufland is exiting the Australian market. The decision leaves 200 people unemployed and myriad shocked contractors and third parties.

Corporate Knights’ Global 100 ranking of the most sustainable corporations has been released this week, with only three food and beverage producers making the list.

Keytone Dairy will launch its first range of frozen purees under its recently acquired Super Cubes brand, with minimum sales expected to be around $2.5 million in the first 12 months.

CUB’s Cascade Brewery has produced 360,000 cans of free drinking water to date, for distribution to communities around Australia whose water supplies are affected by natural disasters.