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Artificial Intelligence software specialists Complexica and The Arnott’s Group have reinforced their relationship, with the biscuit giant set to implement its trade promotions solution in 2022.

Australia’s largest receipt panel company The U Group has launched uAsk, a surveying product that provides greater insights into the omnichannel consumer.

Beston Global Food Company says its $26.5 million contract with a multinational’s Australian operations will produce 2600 tonnes a year for the next 18 months.

Working as freelancers in small software and agency environments had always been a feast or famine existence for the co-founders of MilestonePay Ryan Handby and James Claridge.

West Australian based regenerative food and agriculture company Wide Open Spaces has recorded its eight consecutive quarter of revenue growth.

Australian based dairy manufacturer Nature One Dairy says it has reached agreement with Nepean River Dairy to by the business for $36.5 million.

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In collaboration with leading research firm IBISWorld, Food & Drink Business presents its annual Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report for 2020.

We take a look at the Top 10 Australian companies – the industry’s largest by annual revenue – in the Top 100 Australian Food & Drink Companies 2020 report.

Which companies moved up the list in Australia's Top 100 Food & Drink Companies report this year.

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From your breakfast bowl to your alternative milk, Uncle Tobys has introduced a range of vegan oat milks.

Craft brewer Feral Brewing Co has announced the permanent addition of its pale ale Runt to its Feral family of beers. It is a mid-strength option with 3.5 per cent ABV that “packs a tropical punch”.

Simplot Australia has launched a new plant-based range under its Birds Eye label to appeal to consumers looking for meat alternatives, a healthier diet and more sustainable choices.

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The dairy industry has come out in strong support of a new $38m plastic recycling facility in Laverton, which will pave the way for increased use of recycled HDPE in milk bottles and other food packaging.

Winemaker Hentley Farm and wine tech company Cellr have developed a label that allows customers to experience the winery’s The Creation project.

Planet Protector Packaging has achieved top honours in the WEConnect International Rise to the Challenge awards for its flagship Woolpack product and added nine new companies to its client list.

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In Australia 4.1 million tonnes of edible food is wasted annually, with more than half coming from the commercial food sector. Yume and Suez have partnered to do something to do about it. Doris Prodanovic writes.

For leading Australasian brewer Lion, 2019 was a watershed. For more than a decade the company had been implementing a range of sustainability initiatives, but last year saw an acceleration of its commitments. Kim Berry reports.

For a company with a large variety of packaging formats, driving a sustainability agenda is not for the faint-hearted, but Mars Food Australia is stepping up to the challenge. Kim Berry writes.

Packaging News

PKN’s July-August issue is another bumper edition showcasing sustainability and innovation in Snacks & Convenience, Flexible Packaging, Digital Printing and Smart Factories, and featuring the gold winners in this year's prestigious Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA).

Amcor Flexibles has partnered with compostable packaging producer, TIPA, to bring its compostable packaging technology to Australia and New Zealand.

As part of its ambition to be Australia’s most sustainable supermarket, Coles Group has launched a national campaign that brings to life and celebrates its recently launched Sustainability Strategy.