Pet food producer, Ridley, has sold its 25 per cent share in an Inverell manufacturing facility. It is expected the sale will generate approximately AUD $3 million for Ridley. The decision to sell comes...

A new qualification for food industry professionals has been launched by risk management, standards compliance and information business SAI Global.   Starting in January 2016, the Diploma of Food...

McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand will spend up to $10 million dollars over the next two years upgrading onsite storage facilities and building a new packing line at the Smithton plant in Circular Head,...

Large WA-based grain growing cooperative CGH Group has acquired South Australian-based oat product manufacturer Blue Lake Milling. CBH Group says the acquisition is part of its plans to grow oat production...

Big pre-packed salad plant to be built in NSW Australia’s growing appetite for healthy, convenient, pre-packaged salads is seeing the construction of the largest fresh cut salad facility of its kind...

Manufacturers ‘gambling’ on the increasing influence of health, Canadean The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry might think some trends, including a trend towards ‘healthier’ items, are...

A safer cleaning solution at foodpro 2014 Proudly Australian owned and operated Spray Nozzle Engineering and its sister company Reel-Tech will be showcasing spraying and wash-down solutions at foodpro...

Vaccuum packed ideas at foodpro Packaging system manufacturer, Sealed Air will be launching its new vacuum packaging solution – Simple Steps® Gourmet Plates – at Melbourne’s foodpro 2014, Australasia’s...

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...