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AFGC Standards Partner

GS1 AustraliaGS1 Australia is the leading provider of standards and solutions for over 20 industry sectors. They introduced barcoding to Australia in 1979 and today they enable more than 21,000 member companies, of all sizes, to become more efficient by implementing the GS1 system.

They bring businesses, associations and industries together. This blended community comes to GS1 Australia for advice, networking and solutions to their supply chain challenges. GS1 partner with, and help showcase, members, solution providers and industry leaders to demonstrate and encourage supply chain best practice.

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AFGC Executive Search Partner

Touchstone Executive SearchTouchstone Executive search help clients achieve their business goals by securing the best senior executive talent.

Since 2003, they have advised major Australian and multinational public and private companies on senior appointments across the Asia Pacific region.

Through research and global network relationships they build deep industry background and behavioural knowledge.

This allows them to deliver high caliber shortlists quickly and efficiently, focused exactly on the client’s brief.

Learn more about Touchstone Executive Search >>

 

AFGC Consumer Intelligence Partner

NielsenIQ

NielsenIQ is the industry leader in global measurement and data analytics, and the most trusted source for retail and consumer intelligence.

Delivering the complete truth to retailers, manufacturers, and their partners through comprehensive data sets and powerful insights, NielsenIQ enables businesses to make critical decisions confidently, accelerating growth and optimizing performance.

NeilsenIQ’s 30,000 employees — based in over 100 countries — are talented, passionate, and unwavering in their commitment to helping clients achieve success.

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ADM

ADM Australia Pty Ltd

At ADM we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow.  We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural organisation and processing company.

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Argon&Co

Argon & CoArgon&Co is ‘a management consultancy with a difference’ driving bottom-line performance by creating value through end-to-end supply chain transformation.

We partner with retailers, suppliers and producers from family run businesses to ASX listed companies.

With credentials to cover every element of a COO’s remit, our skillset is founded with operational bias; specialising in manufacturing excellence, supply chain efficiency, lean training, engineering, technology solutions, capital investment and procurement.

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Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie understands the issues specific to the fast-paced and constantly evolving consumer goods and retail industries and brings the knowledge, experience and geographical scope that our clients need.

Our cross-practice experts advise on the entire spectrum of the product life cycle from conception through development, supply chain, distribution and through to product recall, liability claims and after-sales obligations.

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Brand Loyalty

Brand Loyalty

We change shoppers’ behaviour – We boost loyalty

We provide winning loyalty campaigns by connecting high-frequency retailers, our partners, and shoppers.

BrandLoyalty fully supports the retailer’s journey, from strategy to solution and execution. Inspired by our purpose ‘Next generation happiness’, our goal is to maximize the impact for our clients and minimize the impact on our planet.

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Castlegate James

Castlegate James Australasia: Innovative co-product solutions

Castlegate James enables Australasian FMCG producers to achieve sustainability solutions for their manufacturing by-products. We provide tailored, high-quality supply chain solutions both nationally and by state/region, avoiding product going to landfill and creating new value streams. We have 10 accredited production sites across the region and have full CoR compliance.

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CCS Packaging

CCS Packaging

A passion for packaging

A fiercely independent Australian owned company, CCS Packaging has provided packaging and print services to industries such as Media, Consumer and Personal Care for over 30 years.

CCS is a FSC® certified company and has also recently obtained HACCP certification. Our business and manufacturing processes now comply with Codex Alimentarius, (domestic and international food safety standard). Working closely with our customers we will develop the best packaging imaginable for your product within your available budget.

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Cheetham Salt

Cheetham Salt Ltd
Cheetham Salt operates six solar fields and four refineries throughout Australia and is a key supplier to the food industry. Our harvesting practices produce natural salt from pure waters then we refine, process and pack the salt ourselves. We are proud of our ability to produce high-quality salt and we are committed to delivering on our vision of ‘providing our customers a great experience, every time’. 

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CHEP

CHEP Asia-Pacific

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely.

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Chr. Hansen

Chr Hansen: Improving food and health

Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company, developing, producing and supplying cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colours. A global leader in ingredients for dairy, processed meat and fermented beverages, Chr. Hansen was named in 2020 by Corporate Knights as the most sustainable food ingredients company in the world.

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Banjo LOANS

Banjo Loans

Banjo has been delivering working capital solutions to small and medium sized businesses since 2015.

We blend rapid data analysis technology with a personalised relationship approach. Lending decisions are made quickly, after which funds can be in your bank account in as little as 24 hours following loan offer acceptance. All with direct support from our experienced team through enquiry stage to deal settled.

To give your business the flexibility it needs, we provide unsecured loans up to $500K across 6-24 month terms and up to $1.5m to businesses with multiple entities. This includes our Flexi Working Capital loan offering clients up to 4 months interest expense only. 

Talk to us about how we can help power your business.  Phone: 1300 22 65 65  Email: sales@banjoloans.com

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CROSSMARK

Crossmark

We help brands connect to shoppers and drive sales growth through faster, smarter field teams

CROSSMARK specialises in delivering smarter field solutions that help brands grow faster and more efficiently, through data-driven deployment.

We’re a market leader with incredible speed, reach and coverage. CROSSMARK provides a flexible and innovative approach to activating strategies in retail. We partner with our clients to increase their presence in retail and deliver sales growth for their business.

For over 100 years CROSSMARK has partnered the world’s largest and most powerful brands in retail. We create bespoke solutions whether you’re looking for short-term tactical support or a long-term strategic program. With CROSSMARK, we’re not just a service provider but a strategic partner for your business.

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Deloitte

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

At Deloitte, we are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity.

Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services.

Today’s environment of accelerating change requires creative problem-solving generated by the fusion of different disciplines. Deloitte’s multi-dimensional approach addresses the breadth of perspective needed to deliver breakthrough solutions. We connect the talents of more than 310,000 professionals and our IP and technology alliances–collaborating to drive impact. ​

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Dematic

Dematic logo

We optimize your supply chain

Dematic is a global engineering company that designs, builds and life cycle supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow—from receiving to shipping, within the four walls of the factory, warehouse, or distribution center.

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Detmold Australia

Detmold Australia Sales
At Detpak, we design, manufacture, and supply the FMCG, grocery and foodservice industry with world-class sustainable paper and board packaging, delivered with the care you would expect from a family-owned business.  At our core is an entrepreneurial spirit and passion to make brands shine through superior quality, service and value.

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Devro

Devro Pty Ltd
Devro is one of the world’s leading suppliers of collagen casings for food, used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausages and other meat products. Collagen is a naturally occurring polymer which is transformed into gel, tubular casing and film at Devro’s manufacturing sites in the US, Netherlands, UK, China, Czech Republic and Australia.

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Earlee Products

Earlee Products

Better food outcomes, every time

Earlee Products have been creating better ingredient and processing outcomes for 30 years. We partner with leading food and beverage manufacturers across Australia and the world, using our technical expertise to solve their challenges and identify new opportunities.

We’re renowned for our ability to improve and enhance food products to capitalise on changing consumer trends. Our innovative and creative team can customise a method to solve your food problems. Whether you want to enhance taste, texture or visual appeal, improve manufacturing cost efficiencies, offer cleaner, more sustainable alternatives, or ensure food safety, quality and functionality, Earlee Products can help you achieve it.

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Exceedra

Exceedra

Exceedra is the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies. We are committed to generating improved outcomes at the point of purchase coupled with generating efficiencies in trade spend, retail execution and supply chain. With experience developed over its 31-year history, Exceedra serves more than 1,000 customers of all sizes in more than 50 countries around the world.

We assist consumer goods companies around the globe with streamlining and optimizing their planning and insight capabilities in order to improve overall business operations. We leverage our expertise in analytics and application development in combination with technology innovations to deliver industry-leading software solutions that address today’s operational challenges while equipping our customers for future industry trends.

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Euromonitor International (Australia)

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International is the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, market analysis and consumer insights. We partner with you to provide the right report, database or custom solution to support decisions and grow your business.

We combine global expertise with local insight from analysts around the world to help our clients anticipate industry, economic and consumer trends to lead disruptive change.

Bridging methodologies based on data science and on-the-ground research, we provide context to strategic and tactical data, helping you answer your biggest challenges and identify opportunities.

Learn more about Euromonitor International (Australia) >>

 

Fibrisol Service Australia

Fibrisol

Fibrisol Service Australia is an internationally recognised company and brand name, owned by BK Giulini GmbH based in Germany. Fibrisol along with the other global brands of TARI®, FIBRICURE®, BRIFISOL®, MIANJIA®, SOLVA®, JOHA®, TARISPICE®, TARIMIX®, TAROMA®, BEKAPLUS®, LEVONA®, BEKABAKE® and others are leading functional ingredients systems in their fields within the food industry.

As part of a global organisation, Fibrisol has access to leading edge technology and global expertise in the food manufacturing area.

Learn more about Fibrisol Service Australia >>

 

DuPont Sustainable Solutions Australia

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dss⁺ is a leading provider of operations management consulting services with a purpose of saving lives and creating a sustainable future. dss⁺ enables organizations to build organisational and human capabilities, manage risk, improve operations, achieve sustainability goals and operate more responsibly.

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Genpact Australia

Genpact

Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real.

Led by our purpose — the relentless pursuit of a world that works better for people — we drive digital-led innovation and digitally enabled intelligent operations for our clients. Guided by our experience reinventing and running thousands of processes for hundreds of clients, many of them Global Fortune 500 companies, we drive real-world transformation at scale. We think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. Combining our expertise in end-to-end operations and our AI-based platform, Genpact Cora, we focus on the details – all 100,000+ of us.

From New York to New Delhi, and more than 30 countries in between, we connect every dot, reimagine every process, and reinvent the ways companies work. We know that reimagining each step from start to finish creates better business outcomes. Whatever it is, we’ll be there with you – accelerating digital transformation to create bold, lasting results – because transformation happens here.

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GRA

GRA Logo

GRA Supply Chain Consultants founded in 1997, GRA is Australia’s premier specialist supply chain consulting firm. Our team has extensive FMCG and retail supply chain and logistics experience at all levels of the process, both strategic and operational. For the last two decades, we have worked with over 200 organisations to turn their supply chains into a competitive advantage. GRA is now part of Accenture – please see this media release for further information.

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GS1 Australia

GS1 Australia

GS1 Australia is the leading provider of standards and solutions for over 20 industry sectors. They introduced barcoding to Australia in 1979 and today they enable more than 21,000 member companies, of all sizes, to become more efficient by implementing the GS1 system.

They bring businesses, associations and industries together. This blended community comes to GS1 Australia for advice, networking and solutions to their supply chain challenges. GS1 partner with, and help showcase, members, solution providers and industry leaders to demonstrate and encourage supply chain best practice.

Learn more about GS1 Australia >>

Foodbank Australia Ltd


Foodbank is the leading food relief organisation in Australia and provides food and groceries to more than 2,400 registered charities and 2,500 schools for school breakfast programs and family outreach. Foodbank works with the entire Australian food and grocery sector including farmers, wholesalers, manufacturers, and retailers who donate and redirect surplus product.

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Lumaten

Lumaten Shopper360

Developed by senior executives in the consumer goods sector, Lumaten’s SHOPPER360 delves beneath how shoppers THINK they will act to reveal how they WILL act.

By combining immersive virtual reality (VR) and cognitive psychology, SHOPPER360 reveals the conscious and unconscious motivations driving purchasing decisions. We use predictive analytics to interpret what the results mean for your business, both across the store path-to-purchase and at the shelf. Then our team of senior commercial experts translate the outcomes into an evidence-based strategy.

SHOPPER360 is a powerful tool for any business that stands or falls on shopper behaviour.

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Matthews Australasia

Matthews Australasia

Matthews Australasia is the Australian leader in intelligent product identification, inspection and software traceability solutions. We deliver intelligent coding, labelling, inspection and software solutions to drive efficiency & cost-effectiveness. Matthews has now been in business for over forty years and is a trusted supplier to many food & grocery manufacturers.

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Kearney

KearneyAs one of the original firms, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that consulting is a people business.

A global partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Our strategic operations heritage means we’ve always known that a plan is only as good as the outcome it inspires. In practice, our teams bring the perspective, understanding, and hands-on know-how to build the future as you see it. Working together we’ll see big ideas through to working realities, helping you move from keeping up to breaking through.

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Meat & Livestock Australia

Meat & Livestock AustraliaMeat & Livestock Australia Ltd (MLA) strives to be the recognised leader in delivering world-class research, development and marketing outcomes that benefit Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers.

Working in collaboration with the Australian Government and wider red meat industry, MLA’s mission is to deliver value to levy payers by investing in initiatives that contribute to producer profitability, sustainability and global competitiveness.

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Maxum Foods

Maxum Foods

Maxum Foods opened its doors in 2003 and is one of Australia and New Zealand’s principal suppliers and manufacturers of dairy ingredients to the food, health and animal nutrition industries.

We specialise in supplying medium to large-scale food manufacturers with high-quality dairy ingredients such as milk powders, cheese and butter. Our worldwide reputation is based on an unwavering commitment to dairy, a unique internal culture and exceptional customer service. We’ve achieved rapid growth, propelled by a mantra of making life easy for our partners. We’re driven to add extra value to every transaction through excellent customer service, quality assurance and technical expertise.

Specialising in supply chain management within the dairy ingredients industry, we offer a vast product range, offering skilled technical support, up-to-date market intelligence and exceptional customer service to back this up.

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Nagase Singapore

Nagase SingaporeNAGASE & CO., LTD. is a chemicals trading firm, founded in Kyoto, Japan in 1832.

The NAGASE Group began as a specialized sales agent securing exclusive contracts to sell industry-leading products from around the world in Japan.

Over the years, we have leveraged our technology and information gathering expertise —as well as our global network—to transform our business into a hybrid model offering superior manufacturing, processing, and R&D functions as well as trading company services. Looking forward to our 200th anniversary in the year 2032, we are creating a platform for sustainable growth.

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NEXTGEN Group

NextGen GroupThe NEXTGEN Group is a pioneering technology services group that supports the channel ecosystem. We do this through the active management of a portfolio of established and emerging technology vendors, coupled with innovative and unique services across enterprise software, cloud, data management, and cybersecurity solutions.

This model is the next generation of IT solutions, knowledge, service and delivery. The business is a hub of collaboration within the channel that makes it easy for technology partners to do business with international vendors on complex and ever-changing product suites. Our unique and award-winning combination of specialist knowledge, innovative technology platforms and complementary services enables our partners and vendors to stay relevant and remain ahead in this dynamic IT environment.

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NielsenIQ

NielsenIQNielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company providing the most complete and trusted view of consumers and markets in 90 countries covering 90% of the world’s population. Focusing primarily on consumer packaged goods manufacturers and fast-moving consumer packaged goods and retailers, we give customers the power to defy what’s possible.

Our approach allows us to connect the dots that others can’t see and build the bigger picture that others miss. How? We combine unparalleled datasets, pioneering technology and the brightest minds in the industry, to create insights that don’t just make bold decisions possible, but necessary. Everything we do is focused on putting you in the position to transform how sectors and industries see themselves.

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Orora Limited

Orora LimitedAt Orora, we believe packaging touches lives. Together, we deliver on the promise of what’s inside.

With 22 manufacturing plants and 74 distribution centres across seven countries and 3,700 team members, we supply packaging products and services to the grocery, fast moving consumer goods and industrial markets.

Orora works closely with its customers to provide an extensive range of tailored packaging solutions. This includes the design and manufacture of packaging products such as glass bottles, beverage cans, corrugated boxes, cartons, and point-of-purchase displays. We also offer broad end-to-end packaging solutions, including global product sourcing, distribution, design, printing and warehousing optimisation. Every day, millions of consumers buy and use goods in packaging proudly designed, developed, produced or supplied by Orora.

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Peloris Global Sourcing

Peloris Global SourcingPeloris Global Sourcing Pty Ltd (PGS) and its sister company, Suzhou Peloris Trading Co., Ltd (SPT) provide a consistent and compliant ‘paddock to plate’ cold chain solution to manage the rapidly increasing volumes of premium food imports into China from Australia.

In 2014, Peloris, working collaboratively with China Inspection and Quarantine Services (CIQ), pioneered commercially viable China imports of pasteurised fresh milk and has managed weekly imports of Australian fresh milk since then, while maintaining a 100% record of compliance with China border clearance regulations.

With our partners, Qantas and Telstra, we have been able to streamline the import process and can monitor, in real time, the movement, shipment and temperature of fresh food produce from factory to supermarket in China – a service that is unique to Peloris.

Peloris continues to expand in this area with the importing of other perishable and high-risk food categories including chilled beef, fresh produce and infant milk formula. We offer consultancy and operational services with offices in Sydney and In Suzhou in Jiangsu Province.

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Real World Marketing

Real World MarketingWe are consumer, shopper and category experts – transforming our extensive insight and knowledge bank into tangible actions and outcomes for the retail environment.

We work with suppliers and retailers to understand their business challenges and provide expertise and solutions to achieve mutual sales and profit growth. Growth comes from understanding and working in a collaborative way to provide shoppers and consumers with optimal pre and in store opportunities.

By ensuring investment is put into the right area, and re-directed if necessary, is at the heart of our Real World approach for sustainable growth creation.

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Schneider Electric

Schneider ElectricSchneider Electric’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency. We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

Schneider Electric was recognised as the world’s most sustainable company in 2021 by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index.

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Six Degrees Executive

Six Degrees Executive is a leading specialist FMCG and retail recruitment agency and consultancy. Since 2004, Six Degrees has actively worked with AFGC as a member, providing recruitment services for Australia’s leading FMCG and retail organisations, as well as talent advisory services, personalised career development and industry thought leadership.

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SKUvantage

SKUvantage is a product content solutions provider, based in Sydney, Australia, providing product photography and other product content related services and technology solutions.

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StayinFront


StayinFront is a leading global provider of mobile, cloud-based field force effectiveness and retail execution solutions for Consumer Goods and Life Sciences organizations. Companies of all sizes in over 50 countries use StayinFront software to innovate sales operations and reduce the complexity, time and expense associated with field efforts.

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Strikeforce AMC

Strikeforce

Strikeforce is a privately owned, highly awarded and leading outsourced sales and merchandising, brand activation and shopper marketing solutions provider operating across Australia and New Zealand.

With over 48+ years of experience and the deepest and broadest retail/ outlet coverage by over 2000 expert Brand Activators invested across all retail channels from Grocery and Independent Supermarkets, Petrol & Convenience, Foodservice to Big Box/Mass Merch Retail, Home Improvement/Leisure and Pharmacy stores, we make a demonstrable and incremental improvement to the return on investment of our partners’ sales/marketing spend.

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SUEZ

Finding new ways to make better use of our natural resources isn’t easy, but we’re up to the task.  For over 150 years, SUEZ has led the way in delivering smart and sustainable environmental services for businesses, governments and communities.

Whether its supplying drinking water, treating organic matter and reusing it as compost or managing biosolids, our experts are embracing the power of innovation to help shape a sustainable environment, now!

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Tetra Pak

Tetra PakTetra Pak are specialists in complete solutions for the processing, packaging and distribution of food products.

Dairy products, juices and nectars, ice cream, cheese, dry foods, fruits, vegetables and pet food are examples of products that can be processed or packaged in Tetra Pak® processing and packaging lines. We focus on keeping the consumption of all raw materials and energy to a minimum during both the manufacturing process and distribution. The processing solutions are also designed to treat the products gently.

In 2016 we packed 77.8 billion of litres in 188 billion packages. Tetra Pak is present in more than 175 countries around the world.

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The Advantage Group

The Advantage GroupAdvantage Group helps people and organizations work better together. We provide the gift of feedback and, through insight, drive positive behaviour change and business growth. In the world of fast-moving consumer goods, we act as an integral link between suppliers and retailers.

Advantage uses data, feedback and strategy consulting to illuminate opportunities for mutual growth, strengthen relationships and provide invaluable insight. In over 40 countries, Advantage creates better insight, better business and better lives.

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The Gap Partnership Australia

The Gap PartnershipThe Gap Partnership are a global negotiation consultancy specializing in the development of practical and highly effective negotiation solutions and strategies.

With offices around the world, we operate in over 50 countries and work with more than 600 organisations. Our team of consultants bring real-world commercial experience from a range of industry sectors, and partner with our clients to provide best-in-class solutions to their negotiation needs.

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Touchstone Executive Search

Touchstone Executive search help clients achieve their business goals by securing the best senior executive talent.

Since 2003, they have advised major Australian and multinational public and private companies on senior appointments across the Asia Pacific region.

Through research and global network relationships they build deep industry background and behavioural knowledge.

This allows them to deliver high caliber shortlists quickly and efficiently, focused exactly on the client’s brief.

Learn more about Touchstone Executive Search >>

Visy


Visy is a global leader in packaging and resource recovery, and has been a pioneer in sustainability since its inception.

Visy’s innovation, manufacturing and logistic capabilities are organised around an integrated closed loop. Together, they give life to tailored solutions that deliver enduring value for Visy’s customers, partners and communities.

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