News & Media

Year: 2019

Industry welcomes National Plastics Summit

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a National Plastics Summit in March 2020. On the back of already positive moves by the Federal Government to address recycling, waste and plastics, this announcement is one that Industry is pleased to hear and […]

Victoria Australia’s top food and grocery product exporter

Victoria has established itself as Australia’s leading export state, accounting for $10.6 billion (30.8 per cent) of the nation’s total export output. The findings, contained in the Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) new State of the Industry Report 2017-18, also showed the state’s food and grocery manufacturing […]

Exports buoy Australian food and grocery manufacturing industry amid tough domestic conditions, new report shows

The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) latest annual industry snapshot shows the nation’s food and grocery manufacturing sector remains a key economic contributor and employer, injecting $122.1 billion into the economy. The AFGC’s State of the Industry Report 2019 shows the sector experienced 4.5 per cent real […]

Australian food and grocery exports drive growth, inject $38.3b into national economy

Exports are driving growth in the nation’s food and grocery manufacturing sector, with latest figures from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) showing they are worth $38.3 billion to the economy. AFGC CEO Tanya Barden said despite tough domestic and global economic conditions, Australian food and grocery […]

Food export deregulation will cut red tape, end paper shuffling

Proposed deregulation reforms by the Morrison Government to make exporting Australian food products simpler and more streamlined have been welcomed by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). The reforms, announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison overnight, would put an end to “paper shuffling”, with a move towards […]