Tag Archives: manufacturing

Bickford’s unveils new production line

Bickford’s Australia has unveiled its new world-class, high-speed production line housed at its facility at Salisbury South, South Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Steven Marshall visited the site during the week to officially open the European manufactured production line. The $20 million project has been three years in …

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D’Orsogna opens new factory in Victoria

D’Orsogna has commenced production at its $66 million state-of-the-art 11,000sqm food manufacturing facility in Victoria. Located at Merrifield Business Park, 30km north of Melbourne, the new factory will soon employ 200 people. D’Orsogna also says it will firmly establish them as a national market leader in the smallgoods and meat …

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AFGC and ASN Media to launch online news program

The AFGC and ASN Media are collaborating on an online news program about the Australian food and grocery manufacturing industry. The AFGC says the ‘Sustaining Australia’ program will be a long-form and high-engagement overview of the industry. Presented in a ‘news style’, it’ll examine current issues and explore the future …

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AFGC welcomes TPP revival

The Australian Food & Grocery Council says the resurrected Trans-Pacific Partnership, covering 11 nations that together constitute around 30 per cent of the global economy, will bring significant benefits for Australia’s food and grocery sector. The US was originally included in the partnership, but President Donald Trump withdrew the country …

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Bertocchi invests in growth

Smallgoods manufacturer Bertocchi will undergo a major expansion – creating more than 700 jobs – with support from the Victorian government.  Victorian Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll visited Bertocchi Smallgoods’ Thomastown factory in late 2017 to announce support for the $46.7 million project to increase sales and revenue, …

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South Australian food celebrated

The 2017 South Australian Food Industry Award winners were announced last week at the largest food and beverage industry gathering in Australia – and, overall, the big winner was South Australia, according to Food South Australia CEO Catherine Sayer. The winners were announced to an audience of more than 700 …

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CSIRO’s Food & Agribusiness Roadmap charts course for success

Keeping a greater share of food processing onshore and the better differentiating of Australian food products are major themes across CSIRO’s roadmap, which calls on businesses to act quickly or risk losing future revenue streams to the competitive global market. Developed with widespread industry consultation and analysis, the roadmap seeks …

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Food and beverage driving Australian manufacturing

The value to Australian manufacturing of Australia’s $126 billion food, beverage and grocery sector has increased by more than 30 per cent in seven years (2007-08 to 2014-15) according to research by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). AFGC Director of Economics Tanya Barden says the policy paper compiled …

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Parmalat to invest $12m in SA manufacturing

National dairy producer Parmalat says it will spend $12 million at its Clarence Gardens manufacturing site in Adelaide, reinforcing its commitment to jobs and growth in South Australia. Parmalat Regional CEO Craig Garvin says the capital expenditure will allow the company significantly to increase production in the state, including modern …

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