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Food and grocery industry weathers disruptions, value reaches $133.6bn

Food and grocery industry weathers disruptions, value reaches $133.6bn

The value of Australia's food and grocery manufacturing surged to $133.6 billion last year, despite disruptions such as the pandemic, supply chain interruptions, rising production costs, and workforce pressure...
King International to produce local textured vegetable protein
Aussie farmers, retailers warn of global sunflower oil shortage
New CEO to take helm of Craig Mostyn Group
George Weston Foods to invest $133m in Victorian plant expansions

Manufacturing Archives

Simplot makes $105m investment to upgrade Bathurst production

Expansion plan will "transform the Bathurst site into a frozen vegetable centre of excellence,” said MD Graham Dugdale.

Why the US baby formula shortage is deja vu for Aussie brands

Retailers across the United States are struggling to keep shelves full of baby formula, and Australian players are stepp...

Youfoodz to consolidate production in new meal-making plant in Berrinba

The company wants to ramp up its production capacity to cook 550 tonnes of produce per week, thereby helping local farme...

Haigh’s to boost production with new factory

Haigh’s chief executive Alister Haigh reports a growing demand for online purchasing.

Treasury Wine Estates opens $165 million mega wine plant

The new wine plant is estimated to produce more than 100 million litres of wine annually.
The Arnott's Group

Arnott’s to resume manufacturing in New Zealand after 25 years

A multi-million-dollar manufacturing facility is under construction in West Auckland, scheduled to launch early next yea...

Nestle opens $90 million pet food plant expansion at Blayney

Almost 85 per cent of ingredients used in the products such as meat and grains are sourced locally.

Kiwi crisp maker opens Australian plant

The company has been trialling and taste-testing potato varieties in Australia by working with local farmers and agronom...

Frucor Suntory plans $400m plant in Queensland

Taka Sanno, Suntory Beverage & Food Apac CEO, said the decision to build the plant reflects the company’s confidence in ...

Barry Callebaut expands NSW chocolate plant

The expansion, which covers an 11,000sqm site, comes at a time when the country sees a growing demand for high-quality c...
Farmer Jo

Farmer Jo heads to the US

“We always dreamed of one day taking our wee business to America, the home of granola and being able to fly the Aussie f...

Giant PET recycling plant commissioned in Albury-Wodonga

The joint venture collaboration between Pact Group, Cleanaway Waste Management, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacifi...

F&B manufacturing precinct planned for Sunshine Coast

The project, which has secured $8.78 million in federal funding, will assist local food and beverage businesses to scale...

Inside Australia’s $4 billion beauty manufacturing industry

Australia’s beauty manufacturing space has been growing rapidly in the last few years. Here, we look at why it matters t...

Grants awarded to three AgTech start-ups

The grants were awarded as part of the $2.2 million Victorian AgTech Entrepreneurs Initiative.