Image by Ragesoss The Victorian government banned the sale of powdered alcohol with effect from 1 July 2015, and is urging other States to follow suit, in the wake of a new powdered-alcohol product ‘Palcohol’. The...

Proposed NSW bottle deposit recycling scheme, bottlers protest An alliance of Australia’s beverage manufacturers has responded to speculation that New South Wales could introduce a Container Deposit...

The New South Wales (NSW) Government has struck a deal to showcase NSW products at Cold Storage, one of Singapore’s biggest supermarket chains, in March 2014. The NSW Government said the promotion, facilitated...

Experts say there is nothing to worry about, after reports emerged yesterday of an outbreak of anthrax near Moree in northern New South Wales. The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has launched...

New legal requirements are being introduced in New South Wales and will require all abattoirs to designate an Animal Welfare Officer to be present on the premises to monitor and take responsibility for...

Australia is presently suffering a severe shortage of CO2 required for soft drinks to bubble. Ironically, the Australian Federal government recently passing a law to impose a carbon tax (still to come...

An $18.5 million expansion of Nestlé’s Smithtown factory on the New South Wales Mid North Coast will create around 30 full time jobs and turn the site into the company’s production hub for its Nescafé...

The NSW Government has unveiled an action plan to tackle the growing global problem of food security, Minister for Primary Industries Ian Macdonald said today. The Minister launched the plan, Research...

The bottled water industry is expected to come under heightened scrutiny following the decision by the NSW Government to place a ban on all agencies and departments buying bottled water. And Federal Environment...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, the national body representing Australia’s food and grocery products manufacturers today welcomed the New South Wales Government’s $36 million initiative...