Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has revealed the scientific basis behind how it plans to work with the food industry to develop the regulation system in Australia and New Zealand until 2023.
New Zealand’s wine industry has signed the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) for Biosecurity Readiness and Response: an agreement that looks at pests and diseases and sets out actions to minimize risks.
Coca-Cola Amatil is remodeling its supply chain across Australia, increasing production in Queensland and Western Australia but closing the company’s manufacturing operations in South Australia in 2019.
E-Commerce and innovation is driving the growth of Singapore’s food manufacturing and food services industries - but firm's need to quicken the pace of technological change, according to the government body responsible for boosting enterprise.
Singapore’s food manufacturing industry chips in S$3.2bn to the City State’s GDP, according to a new report, although productivity levels in the sector are found to be slightly below the national average.
Indonesia’s growing food and drink sector makes Jakarta the ideal location for 2017’s FI Asia exhibition and conference later this months, show organisers claim, with the industry seemingly shielded from the broader economic slowdown.
In a further example of tightening food industry trade links between Australia and China, a South Australia-Shandong consortium has agreed to build an A$70m (US$50m) agricultural consolidation park in Adelaide to supply premium food and wine to China.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has welcomed the release of the government’s energy white paper, which emphasises the length to which Australia still must go in improving the competitiveness of domestic energy markets.
Consultation on proposed updates runs until 20 February
The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, legislation, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic development.To mark a fascinating year...
Mondelēz International has officially opened its Asia-Pacific Chocolate and Confectionery Center of Excellence in Australia, creating a base for the largest food R&D team in the country, according to local government.
The recent surge in the price of domestic gas will lead to a long and deep malaise for Australia’s food production and processing industries, according to an authoritative cross-industry report on the impact of fuel costs on the country’s economy.
Food manufacturers, retailers and other food industry players are failing to connect with consumers who are tuning out of mainstream messaging and infesting their own comms channels, says angel investor, business mentor and philanthropist, Mike Greene.
Australia’s food manufacturing sector is facing significant economic challenges that require urgent attention from the government, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) in it's annual assessment of the industry.
Failure to introduce reforms in Australia’s food and grocery sector now could see the country’s domestic industry become significantly less competitive by 2020 as falling growth will translate to job losses, a new report suggests.
China's food industry grew by 26.2 per cent in the first six months
of this year. And despite rising power and ingredients prices, The
China National Food Industry Association says that continued
economic strength, backed by...