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Hello Fresh wants to become world’s first carbon-neutral meal kit maker 

Hello Fresh aims to become the world’s first carbon-neutral meal-kit maker by offsetting the full amount of its direct carbon emissions this year.

Maggie Beer to launch plant-based ready meals range

Maggie Beer is to launch a plant-based ready meals range nationally from mid October, launching tyhrough approximately 400 Coles supermarkets.

McCain Foods completes $37 million upgrade of Tasmania food plant

McCain Foods has completed the $37 million upgrade of its manufacturing plant in Tasmania, which has returned to seven-day production despite the pandemic.

New plant to boost Australian PET recycling capacity by 30 per cent

Pact Group, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages have partnered to construct a new recycling facility in Albury/Wodonga for PET plastics to reduce waste.

Nestle to invest $90 million in Blayney factory expansion

Nestle Australia will invest $90 million in its Blayney site in Central West region of New South Wales, where it manufactures pet food.

Heinz home-delivered food kits launched in DTC foray

FMCG giant Heinz has unveiled a home-delivery service in Australia, targeting families impacted by Covid-19-related lockdowns.

Lilydale unveils new livery, packaging and ad campaign

Australian free-range chicken brand Lilydale has unveiled a new marketing campaign anchored around a new logo and packaging design.

BWX secures $40m for manufacturing site in Victoria

Sukin owner to build highly automated facility in Victoria following year of strong growth.

Diageo to bring paper Johnnie Walker bottle to market

Unilever and PepsiCo among FMCG giants to embrace paper bottle technology driven by Diageo.

Bega Cheese to cut 74 jobs as it consolidates processed cheese production

Executive chairman Barry Irvin says processed cheese slices is “a shrinking market”.