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A2 Milk extends supply deal with Synlait, lifts outlook

NZ dairy producer expects strong revenue growth in 2020.

Food ministers say Health Star Rating should remain voluntary

Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation supports changes to health star algorithm and considers expansion to canned and frozen fruits and veg.

Unilever to close Weis manufacturing site in Queensland with 93 jobs to go

Toowoomba site to close next year with manufacturing to move to NSW.

Hilton Foods opens $280 million meat production facility

Heathwood site to produce 1500 tonnes of fresh red meat for Woolworths stores.

FIRB approves $1.5bn Bellamy’s takeover

China Mengniu Dairy Company gets go ahead to acquire the infant formula company but it will remain headquartered in Australia.

How to prevent pest infestations ahead of the hot summer months

SPONSORED: Everyday packaging items can be a breeding ground for cockroaches.

Single-use plastic ban could be on the cards for Queensland

The Queensland government is considering a ban on single-use plastics including straws, cutlery, plates and stirrers as part of plans to cut down on waste.

LJM and Multipack merge to take on $300m co-packing industry

Multipack LJM will be the largest secondary co-packer in New South Wales, moving approximately 5,000 pallets per day

Why Kellogg’s is backing Yume – the ‘eBay for surplus food’

Food waste warrior Katy Barfield is supporting Australian food manufacturers to get a return on surplus product.

Growth in plant proteins

With demand for alternative protein sources gathering pace around the world, two Australian companies are leading the charge in this exciting new market.

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