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Vital food and grocery manufacturing stays strong but action needed for COVID economic recovery

The value of Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry has grown by four per cent to almost $133 billion, according to new data from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), with a rise in the value of exports driving the performance. Releasing the latest State of the […]

Food and grocery manufacturing workers a priority industry

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) welcomes the NSW Government’s decision to ensure that essential food and grocery manufacturing workers get priority access to Pfizer COVID vaccines to help ensure our national food and grocery supply is maintained. There is a 20,000 strong workforce across the areas […]

Food and grocery manufacturers respond to ensure workers stay safe and supplies keep flowing to supermarket shelves

Australia’s food and grocery manufacturers, including those in Sydney, are continuing to adopt safe work practices to ensure that supermarket shelves are stocked and supplies are flowing across the city, state and the country as NSW works to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Australian Food and Grocery […]

Nation’s vital food and grocery manufacturers on show in new season of Sustaining Australia TV

Australian food and grocery manufacturing plays a vital role in the life of every Australian and the depth, diversity and ingenuity of this critically important local industry will be on display in a new season of online series Sustaining Australia TV launching today. Every day, Australia’s food and […]

Industry backs Australia’s ability to manage plastic recycling

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) commends the government for the Ban on Waste Plastics Exports, that is effective today, as a critical step to create a local packaging circular economy. The two phases of the Waste Plastics Export ban, supported with Government funding from the $600 […]

Powerful partnership for AFGC and Touchstone Executive Search

The Australian Food and Grocery Council is proud to announce a new partnership with leading FMCG senior executive search group Touchstone Executive Search.  The AFGC is the peak body for Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry and Touchstone is a group with deep expertise in securing the best senior executive talent to help clients achieve their […]