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Pandemic-driven disruption of consumer behaviour and trends has caused manufacturers to shift in more ways the one, industry experts discussed in an online forum hosted by Dassault Systèmes.

Healthy ingredients and label transparency are more important to consumers than ever before following the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new global survey.

Victoria’s Camel Milk Co will receive a $25,000 small-scale and craft program grant from the state government to support the purchase of a new pasteuriser and dairy filler at its farm.

Dairy processors have led the way when it comes to the COVID-19 pivot. Australian Dairy Products Federation executive director Janine Waller writes about how the sector has performed.

Compressed air energy is a significant cost to the dairy industry. SMC Corporation Australia New Zealand key account manager Paul Grantham explains how savings can be made.

The Victorian Government’s Industrial Hemp Taskforce has strongly backed a trial site as part of its interim report, handed down today.

Innovation and Science Australia has been rebranded and relaunched as Industry Innovation and Science Australia, as one of the first steps in the federal government’s recently announced Modern Manufacturing Strategy.

Employer group Ai Group says insurance stress is a growing concern for business after a poll of its members found more than half reported unusual trouble seeking cover in the last 12 months.

Union Dairy Company has been fined $10,500 after allegedly failing to comply with obligations under the Dairy Code regarding publishing its exclusive supply agreements, the ACCC has found.

Incentives and new technology could help stimulate change in the red meat supply chain to shift towards a green future, a new industry report from Rabobank has found.

Reducing food waste can lead to new income streams for businesses. Emily Mantilla and Tanya Wilkins from the Fight Food Waste CRC explain the who, what, where, why and how of food waste training.

An 18-month project for fresh produce business Costa Group, with tech company Escavox, has shifted its supply chain to the “next level”, including its premium avocado brand, Lovacado.

Kerry Group has committed to reaching two billion people every day with sustainable nutrition solutions by 2030 by expanding its solutions portfolio across the nutrition spectrum.

v2food has secured $77 million in Series B funding from international investors, including China Renaissance and Temasek, as it brings the plant-based start-up’s total funding raised to $113 million.

Lion will close its South Australian West End Brewery in June 2021. The long-term decline of the Australian beer market, the site operating below capacity and rising costs were behind the decision.

It’s World Bread Day and Venerdi Breads founder Tim Grainger shares the ways in which there has been a bread revolution quietly happening, with more variety available to consumers now than before.