An agreement between the AMWU and Simplot to vote on wages next week was reached yesterday.
Irish multinational food company Kerry Group will invest $13.7 million creating a centre for excellence for baked products in Altona.
This week Mondelez opened an Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence in Ringwood, east of Melbourne, creating 63 jobs.
Coca-Cola Amatil will close its Bayswater bottling plant, cutting 57 jobs and moving production to a larger plant over the next year.
The New Zealand manufacturing continued its 25th straight month of expansion, according to the BNZ-Business New Zealand PMI.
The size of Allen’s iconic Killer Python has been halved, reducing the confectionery item’s serving size as therefore its sugar and calorie content
Two young men were fired from Tegel Foods’ chicken factory in New Plymouth after riding a conveyor belt and putting footage of the event on social media.
Terry O’Brien, managing director at Simplot, has said industrial action at Ulverstone was likely to spread to other plants.
Freedom Foods Group has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire land adjacent to the Pactum Dairy site in Shepparton Victoria.
Nearly a third of all ASX-listed companies were close to insolvent in 2013 including more than half of the smallest 500 and 28 per cent of medium companies.
The proposed acquisition was unlikely to raise competition concerns in any other markets in which Goodman Fielder or Wilmar are active.
New Zealand sausage maker Premier Beehive recalled four types of sausage from NZ shops after plastic was found in them by an Auckland consumer.
Manufacturing was back in contraction in August, with only two sub-sectors seeing growth and the strong Australian dollar continuing to be a burden.
Arnott’s Marleston bakery facility is letting go of 120 staff members, and will shift thirty percent of its production to other manufacturing sites.
A fire at a smallgoods factory in Bentley caused an estimated $1 million in damage last night.
Bellamy’s Australia, a Tasmanian organic baby food manufacturer, launched on the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday.
Parliamentary hearings continued this week into the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).
Longwarry Food Park is reportedly seeing interest from foreign companies looking to acquire the successful dairy manufacturer.
The Shanghai Food and Drug Administration has found the Shanghai Husi Food factory forged dates on 4,396 batches of meat.
Authorities have shut an OSI Group factory in Shanghai after reports of expired meat being supplied.