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Food and Grocery Code of Conduct industry training

The code regulates the conduct of those supermarket retailers and wholesalers who have agreed to be bound by it in their...

Grocery price rises inevitable as manufacturers run out of options

Food and grocery manufacturers can no longer continue to absorb increased costs and price rises for consumers are inevit...

Food industry commits to work with governments on obesity solutions

The AFGC has welcomed the release of the Federal Government’s National Obesity Strategy and is committed to working to a...

Second plastics summit will help shape path to National Packaging Targets

A second National Plastics Design Summit will be held in February to find common ground on achieving the National Packag...

Pallet shortage raises Christmas food supply fears

A pallet shortage is interrupting production schedules at some food factories – and the AFGC warns it could disrupt Chri...

Soft-plastics recycling gets boost as IQ Renew and RedCycle team up

Two Australian recycling companies – IQ Renew and RedCycle – have partnered to boost recovery and recycling of soft plas...

Food makers sign up to voluntary pact to halve food waste

Woolworths, Coles and food companies across the board set 2030 target to reduce $36 billion worth of economic waste.

Food export trade surplus narrows as AFGC calls for more capital investment

Food and grocery imports into Australia are growing faster than exports, but the overall value of the industry rose by 4...

Sanitarium mulls onsite Covid testing, vaccinations to protect staff

AFGC CEO Tanya Barden says companies have taken “comprehensive measures to keep workplaces safe and essential supplies f...

New Food and Grocery Code creates a more transparent supply chain

How the AFGC has been working hard to achieve workable outcomes for members, particularly on the issue of dispute resolu...

AFGC leads plan to cull 70 per cent of plastic packaging waste

Australian food and grocery manufacturers aim to collect and recycle nearly 190,000 tonnes of plastic packaging per annu...

Online FGCC Training – stay match fit during isolation and beyond

SPONSORED: AFGC offers online training options on the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.

Sustaining Australia TV launched

SPONSORED: Sustaining Australia TV is a new online initiative produced by the Australian Food and Grocery Council to pro...

Lower gas prices a welcome boost for food and grocery manufacturers

The AFGC is urging the Government to consider ways to increase competition at all stages of the gas supply chain, includ...

Collaboration is the name of the game for FMCG brands

Brands in the independent grocery sector are finding new ways to stay competitive.

AFGC develops Common Despatch Checklist Toolkit

Toolkit to help suppliers ensure delivery.

Rising gas prices take toll on food sector

"Dire" consequence for Australian jobs and investment.

Australians choose healthier foods and eating habits

IRI research shows brands are taking advantage of the latest opportunity in the FMCG industry.

Retail growth to slow in lead up to Christmas

Year on year retail trade growth expected to soften in December quarter.