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Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has told Food & Drink Business he won't comment on the proposed takeover of Bellamy's Australia by China's Mengniu Dairy Company.

Perfection Fresh has acquired Queensland-based strawberry distribution and marketing business, Berry Yummy Marketing. It includes exclusive licences to new varieties from Plant Sciences Inc.

Family-owned fresh produce company Montague has announced a $54 million construction for its new packaging and export distribution centre, based in Narre Warren North, Victoria.

Endeavour Drinks has acquired South Australian-based winery Chapel Hill, ahead of its demerger from Woolworths Group.

Industry 4.0 delivers retail engagement – and it doesn't get much cooler than cobots serving you in a Melbourne ice cream bar. Lindy Hughson went behind the scenes at the world-first retail execution to sample wares delivered by the revolutionary technology.

In late 2017, Coopers Brewery opened one of the most technically advanced malting plants in the world. Almost two years on, Kim Berry caught up with the company’s malting manager Dr Doug Stewart.

Carlton & United Breweries has acquired Adelaide-based Riot Wine Co, which sells wine exclusively in kegs and cans.

Bellamy's Australia has entered a Scheme Implementation Deed which will see China's Mengniu Dairy Company acquire 100 per cent of Bellamy's issued shares. The Board has unanimously endorsed the offer.

Shepparton Partners Collective has announced the appointment of Robert Giles as the CEO of SPC Ardmona, three months after buying the business from Coca-Cola Amatil for $40 million.

A world where no Nestlé packaging ends up in landfill or in litter is the vision behind the company’s newly inaugurated Institute of Packaging Sciences, just one in two environmental announcements from the company overnight.

Next year, the iconic Victoria Bitter will be brewed with 100 per cent offset solar electricity. Power generated from the Karadoc Solar Farm in northern Victoria will be used under a 12-year Power Purchase Agreement.

At the Food & Drink Business + PKN LIVE breakfast forum on 11 October, a panel of brand owners led by editor Kim Berry will explore the ins and outs of what it takes to be a brave brand. And what happens when you're not...

Workers at Bega's manufacturing plant on the New South Wales south coast have voted to take industrial action after negotiations with Bega management on a new Enterprise Agreement broke down.

The AIP has supported Foodbank Victoria again this year by packing 16,705kg of food orders for charity.

Four Pillars Gin will open a new space in Sydney’s Surry Hills, which will be used to make small batches of its gin, offer a range of products, and host events.