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Responsible sourcing of food, packaging, food waste and recycling continues to grow. Australian Food & Grocery Council sustainability director Barry Cosier explains why developing a circular economy is the best way forward.

Mars Wrigley Australia has appointed Ben Hill as its new marketing director, and will be responsible for the growth of the company’s 17 brands, including Extra, Maltesers, Mars and Skittles.

Nestlé has reported its progress in helping end deforestation and restore its cocoa supply chain, mapping around 75 per cent of the 120,000 cocoa farms it sources from in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana.

Australia’s only medical mask manufacturer, Med-Con, has had to step up production dramatically amid the Covid-19 crisis, and has contracted Foodmach to assist in expanding manufacturing capacity.

Frontline medical staff around the country will receive 20,000 litres of hand sanitiser as Carlton & United Breweries teams up with hygiene company Ecolab to produce the much needed product.

Industry bodies representing food and beverage industries across Asia are calling on governments to shore up the supply and distribution of goods.

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Welcome to the Food & Drink Business annual report of Australia's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies. In collaboration with market research firm IBISWorld, we give you the scorecard ranking by revenue of Australia's heaviest hitters in food and beverage.

Every year in The Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies report, created in collaboration with IBISWorld, we take a look at which companies have shot up the ranks.

We take a look at the Top 10 Australian companies – the industry’s biggest by annual revenue – in the Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies 2019 report, developed in collaboration with IBISWorld.

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Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry brings you the latest news in the food and beverage sector.

Food & Drink Business editor Kim Berry brings you the latest news in the food and beverage sector.

Food & Drink Business journalist Doris Prodanovic brings you the latest news in the food and beverage sector.

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The Good Harvest Co. brand has released a new range of flour and pasta products made from 100 per cent responsibly farmed Australian wheat.

Treasury Wine Estates' 19 Crimes wine brand has created a limited-edition beer. The pale ale is targeted at millennial craft beer drinkers looking for something new and features the brand's augmented reality labelling.

The first Israeli whisky distillery Milk & Honey has released its Classic Single Malt Whisky in Australia. Alba Whisky is distributing the whisky and M&H's two gin varieties.

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Unilever is the first major consumer goods company in Australia and New Zealand to source high volumes of locally sourced, post-consumer recycled HDPE plastic for its locally made personal care bottles, Unilever said in a statement this week (2 March).

Yoghurt business The Collective is introducing recycled plastic (rPET) across its packaging as part of a company-wide sustainability effort to reduce its environmental impact.

After 20 years of working across large companies in the UK and Australia, industry identity Liza Vernalls has launched her own package development consultancy, LV Consulting.

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Smallgoods and meat producer D’Orsogna expects to double its production capacity at its new $66 million facility. Doris Prodanovic reports.

Sidel and Tetra Pak have 
teamed up to develop the new manufacturing line at Bickford’s $20 million production facility in South Australia, helping expand the beverage producer into dairy. By Doris Prodanovic.

Building a $125 million, 55,000 square metre distribution centre was not something the founder of Drakes Supermarkets Roger Drake ever imagined would be a part of the business. He caught up with Kim Berry to explain how it came to be.

Packaging News

Our Packaging Future, the new strategic framework outlining how Australia will deliver the 2025 National Packaging Targets launches today and has been hailed by industry as the first holistic and integrated perspective of Australia's packaging ecosystem.

Australia’s only medical mask manufacturer, Med-Con, has had to step up production dramatically amid the Covid-19 crisis, and has contracted Foodmach to assist in expanding manufacturing capacity.

ProPak Asia, the major processing and packaging event for the continent, has been postponed in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.