News & Media

Year: 2020

NEW GUIDE BUILDS INSIGHTS INTO INDONESIA EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

Australian food and beverage manufacturers will gain important new insights and information about export opportunities in Indonesia with the release today of a new, specialised guide by the Australia Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). Indonesia is already a top-10 export destination for Australia’s food and beverage sector and […]

AFGC backs Government Plans to Increase Recycling

  The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) welcomes the Federal Government’s Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020 announced today that will increase onshore recycling, increase the availability of recycled packaging and create local jobs. Australian Food and Grocery Council Acting CEO, Dr Geoffrey Annison said that the sector overwhelmingly supports the leadership shown by the […]

Health Star Rating still on the right trajectory

Australia’s gold standard front of pack nutrition labelling system – the Health Star Rating (HSR) scheme – has been given a tick, albeit with a lot of work still to be done to perfect it, by Australia’s food Ministers today (Friday 17 July 2020) at the Ministerial Forum […]

AFGC WELCOMES GOVERNMENTS PLAN TO TRANSFORM WASTE INDUSTRY

  The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) welcomes the Federal Government’s $190 million investment into transforming the waste industry through the Recycling Modernisation Fund announced today. AFGC Acting GEO, Dr Geoffrey Annison congratulates the Federal Government on their leadership on this national issue. The investment by Government […]

NO NEED TO PANIC, AUSTRALIA PRODUCES ENOUGH FOOD FOR 75 MILLION

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)  is reassuring Australians that there is more than enough food being processed, as an increase in the purchasing of food and grocery products in Victoria begins to look similar to the ‘panic buying’ experience earlier in the year. Acting CEO Dr […]