ACCC empowered by Competition and Consumer Act amendment The Coalition Government has passed legislation in the Senate that gives the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) the power to...

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre has launched in Sydney The Fresh Produce Safety Centre Limited, a joint project of the University of Sydney and the Produce Marketing Association of Australia and New Zealand...

Supporting foodpro’s move to Melbourne in 2014, the Victorian Government Department of State Development, Business and Innovation is getting behind the event by running the Victorian Government Business...

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....

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...

The Australian Government has announced it will undertake a ‘root and branch’ review of competition laws and how these relate to the food and beverage manufacturing and retail sectors, according to...

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...

Australian owned and operated food waste equipment company Hungry Giant has developed a new system that might help food manufacturing businesses reduce food waste by up to 90 per cent. According to Hungry...

A new Bill due to be introduced to the Australian Parliament next week by Independent MP Rob Oakeshott aims to strengthen rules about misuse of market power and curb the powers of Australia’s major supermarkets. Independent...