A STAGGERING number of sheep, up to 1.4 million in the past two years, have been “exported” live across Bass Strait from Tasmania to Victoria for slaughter and processing to mainland dinner plates,...

One million dollars’ worth of funding has been set aside to help Victorian recyclers cope with China’s decision to restrict its intake of foreign waste. From 1 January 2018, China stopped accepting...

Australian deli meat producer D’Orsogna has begun construction on a $66 million manufacturing facility in Melbourne. D’Orsogna has been in operation since 1949 and supplies deli meats to Woolworths,...

Victorian food businesses are being encouraged to apply for new government funding set to boost innovation in the industry. The Victorian State Government is investing AUD $14.5 million in new funding...

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced that it has been bought by Saputo for A$1.3 billion. Murray Goulburn, formed in 1950 and home to ten processing plants in Tasmania, New South...

Australians are collectively wasting $9.6 billion on food each year according to new research released by RaboDirect. In a survey of 2,300 people aged between 16 and 65, the RaboDirect Food & Farming...

Workers at Woolworths’ Victorian and New South Wales distribution centres may go on strike in the coming weeks over pay and job security. Industrial action at three Victorian and one New South Wales...

Australian-owned Bega Cheese has acquired the former Kraft Peanut Butter factory in Victoria, adding the spread to its portfolio. Bega, famously known for cheese, will produce the original recipe Kraft...

Coles has invested $60 million into 395 new transport trailers which will be used in New South Wales and Western Australia. The trailers are supplied by one of Australia’s largest trailer providers,...

A region in Melbourne’s outer western perimeter near Melton is set to become home to one of Australia’s most exciting developments in peri-urban agribusiness. In mid-2016, China’s Fucheng Investment...