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AUSTRALIAN FOOD AND GROCERY MANUFACTURERS BACK TRADE ACCESS OPPORTUNITIES

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has today welcomed the federal parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) report recommendations to ratify free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong. Released yesterday, the report recommends that the Parliament moves to ratify the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement […]

Food and Grocery Manufacturing Northern Victorian Economic Powerhouse

NORTHERN Victoria has emerged as a food and grocery manufacturing powerhouse, generating $9.23 billion in output per year and employing 14,221 Victorians, according to new research released today by the Australian Food and Grocery Council. Northern Victorian food and grocery processing is now the second largest contributor in […]

AFGC WELCOMES MOVES TO REDUCE GAS PRICES

The Australian Food and Grocery Council welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will introduce a range of measures aimed at reducing gas prices, following their discussions with Centre Alliance. AFGC CEO, Tanya Barden, said “Many food and grocery manufacturers, particularly in the meat, baked goods, dairy, confectionary and […]

CLIMATE POLICY NEEDS FLEXIBILITY AND STAGED TRANSITION

The Australian Food and Grocery Council said that the climate policy announced today by the Federal Opposition will need careful consideration and an effective transition to ensure the policy objectives are met while enabling businesses to adjust. AFGC CEO Ms Tanya Barden said that the $132 billion food […]

Australian Food & Grocery Council and ASN Media to collaborate for an online TV program called “Sustaining Australia”

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and ASN Media are working together in an innovative content collaboration, to produce an online news program about the $131 billion Australian food and grocery manufacturing industry. Presented in a news-style with a leading Australian news anchor, the program will be […]

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2018 REPORT: FOOD AND GROCERY THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING

The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) tenth annual industry snapshot, State of the Industry 2018, was released today reinforcing the importance of the $131 billion food and beverage, grocery and fresh produce sector to the future of Australian manufacturing. AFGC CEO Ms Tanya Barden said the State […]