28-30 Jul 2019
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Industry News

“Green Worrier” Packaging

Feb 16, 2017 Packaging

Food packaging serves many purposes; among them are: protecting food right through the supply chain until it hits the consumer’s hands, helping engender brand loyalty, extending food shelf life and giving brands a means by which to differentiate themselves.

New zone to service small to medium manufacturers

Nov 22, 2016 FoodTech News

foodpro, Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, is excited to be partnering with Food Innovation Australia Ltd. (FIAL) to announce a brand new initiative to foodpro: The Supply Chain Integrity Zone.

foodpro returns to Sydney for 50th year

Oct 31, 2016 FoodTech News

foodpro, Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, returns for its 50th year in 2017 to the new world-class International Convention Centre at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from 16 – 19 July.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit FoodTech Qld 2016

Jun 9, 2016 FoodTech News

As FoodTech Qld, the new and only trade event for the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Queensland fast approaches, the reasons to attend keep mounting. Here are the top 5 reasons of why FoodTech is not to be missed! 1. Great seminars Recently announced seminar sessions will be led by industry experts and cover […]

Setting The Scene for Jobs and Growth

Jun 6, 2016 Policy & Trends

This article is written by Food & Beverage Industry News. With the Federal Election fast approaching, the phrase ‘Jobs and Growth’ is something we have been hearing a lot lately. Which party can best sell its program for economic growth before July 2 is yet to be decided, but whatever the result those from Queensland’s […]

FoodTech Qld 2016 Secures Impressive Line Up of Seminars

May 30, 2016 FoodTech News

FoodTech Qld, the new and only trade event for the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Queensland, is fast approaching and the line up of exceptional exhibitors and seminar content is proving the inaugural event is not one to miss. In addition to over 120 exhibitors on board for the event, FoodTech Qld organisers are […]

Use-By or Best Before Date?

May 26, 2016 Packaging

For food processors, date codes are critical, and there are harsh penalties for those who don’t comply. However, it can be confusing: should you be using a use-by or best before date? Mark Dingley, GM of operations at Matthews Australasia, says the idea behind date coding — in whichever form — comes back purely and […]

The Australian Dairy Industry

The Australian Dairy industry is a busy, complex one. In fact, it’s a $13 billion farming and manufacturing export industry that deeply enriches further regional Australian industries. 6,000 dairy farmers and a further 40,000 Australians have a part to play in dairy products that are Australian made – products that are consumed to the tune […]

What does the 2016 Budget Mean for the Manufacturing Industry?

May 16, 2016 Policy & Trends

The Australian Government’s budget announcement for 2016 has positive consequences, specifically for small businesses in Australia, including many of the food manufacturing companies within the industry. Most notable are two key announcements: Firstly: the decision to extend the $20, 000 instant asset write-off scheme to businesses with a turnover of up to $10 million. Previously […]

Queensland’s First Food Manufacturing-Focused Industry Event

Dec 17, 2015 FoodTech News

The strength of Queensland’s food industry has resulted in the announcement of a state specific food event, Food Technology Queensland (Foodtech Queensland). The event is to be launched in 2016 by Diversified Communications, the organiser of the hugely successful Foodpro Exhibition, as well as other award-winning food industry events. Launching at the Brisbane Convention & […]

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