Food and Health ministers agree on policy guidelines for caffeine regulation Australia’s health and food regulation ministers have endorsed the revised Policy Guideline on the Regulatory Management of...

The Australian food industry has mostly welcomed the Budget announcement, with the agribusiness sector largely spared the “fall of the axe” of austerity measures in the Budget, announced last night....

Australia’s food and grocery body welcomes Government’s deregulation moves The Australian food and grocery sector is supportive of the Australian Government’s actions to reduce the regulatory burden...

SPC Ardmona responds to government claim about workers' "over generous" allowances Troubled canned fruit and vegetable processor SPC Ardmona has refuted recent suggestions by Government politicians...

SPC Ardmona will not receive Government grants The Australian Government’s decision not to invest $25 million as a one-off grant for CCA’s fruit and vegetable processing subsidiary SPC Ardmona has...

Australia’s agrifood industry needs more highly skilled workers if it is to capitalise on growth opportunities, according to a report from the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA). The...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the focus on growth, trade and regulatory reform in the new Abbott Ministry, which will be sworn in today. The AFGC said the food and grocery...

Australia’s Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC) has invited public submissions on a Food Regulation Policy Options Paper for formulating policy guidelines on the regulation of caffeine in food...

China’s largest meat processing enterprise, Shuanghui International Holdings Limited (Shuanghui International) has announced a US$7.1 billion merger with the largest global pork producer, US-based Smithfield...

The Australian Government has released its National Food Plan, which it says will provide “a roadmap for the future” for governments, businesses and individuals to work together. But the plan has been...