Media Releases

This section includes the latest media releases, columns and media comments by AFGC and on behalf of the food and grocery industry.

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Report finds mobile scanning and payment could lead to increased stock loss
Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:18

A report released today by Efficient Consumer Response Australasia (ECRA) highlights the significant security challenges for the retail industry stemming from smart phone technology.

SPC Investment Welcome And Must Be Backed By Regulatory Reform
Thursday, 13 February 2014 15:10

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFCG) today welcomed the announcement of a new $100 million co-investment plan between Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) and the Victorian Government to assist the future of SPC Ardmona.

Investment in Local Food Manufacturing Welcome
Thursday, 13 February 2014 15:08

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFCG) today welcomed the announcement of GrainCorp Oil’s $125 million investment into its’ Australian manufacturing operations.

Retail sales growth strengthening
Thursday, 30 January 2014 08:46

The 12th edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index, released today, shows year-on-year growth in retail sales at its strongest since early 2010.

Korea Free Trade Agreement great news for food and grocery manufacturing
Friday, 06 December 2013 10:42

The announcement by the Prime Minister today that Australia has reached agreement with Korea on a Free Trade Agreement is a tremendous shot in the arm
for Australia's food and grocery manufacturing sector.


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