Some are are predicting that Treasury Wine Estates, the country’s biggest wine group, could be taken over by foreign investors.
Market research firm IBISWorld has predicted continued and sustainable growth in Australia’s cheese manufacturing industry.
The on-line shopping website Only Australian Groceries, or OnlyOz, has blamed a lack of support for Australian brands for the collapse of Gourmet Food Holdings, owner of Rosella.
The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union’s Tim Ayres has blamed private label products for Rosella’s woes.
Food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has announced that it is selling its Champion Flour Milling business to Japan’s Nisshin Flour Milling for $51 million.
Freedom Foods Group has announced that it will build a UHT milk processing plant in south-east Australia.
Workers at Sargent’s Pies have gone on strike, calling for a 99 cent per hour pay rise.
The group which owns iconic brands such as Rosella, Gourmet Food, has entered receivership after failing to find a buyer for the business.
The Australian Industry Group – PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index shows that the industry shrunk in November.
Ridley Corporation will sell its Cheetham Salt business to CK Life Science to focus on its agribusiness core.
Capilano Honey has announced it will acquire a number of WA honey company Wescobee’s assets.
Coopers has announced a profit of $26.3 million, an increase of 17.5 per cent, for the year.
Increased Chinese demand is going to mean a big boost in sales for Australian diary manufacturers, particularly cheese-makers.
Australian and New Zealand ministers responsible for food regulation last week bowed to lobbying from processed food manufacturers and agreed to permit them to market products with general level health claims without requiring pre-market or independent verification.
Beloved Australian confectionary manufacturer and retailer Darrell Lea has gone into voluntary administration.
A new breed of flexible conveyor systems is providing local food manufacturers with a competitive edge. Sarah Falson reports.
Western Sydney food manufacturer Crafty Chef will reportedly reduce its carbon emissions by more than 50% through a factory upgrade and new freezer system designed to bring massive energy savings.
With Swire Cold Storage’s Cannon Hill operation handling over 30,000 boxes of chilled product every day, it is not surprising that the site’s vast conveyor system plays a key role in the company’s temperature controlled warehousing and distribution operations.
Picture this scenario: Company A experiences an outbreak of something in its food which causes masses of its products to be recalled, resulting in huge losses for the company’s profits, production and reputation.
Australian food manufacturers are calling for a dedicated “Australian made” aisle in supermarkets to make it easier for consumers to choose locally made products and keep local businesses afloat.