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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National Food Plan sets worthy goals but short on action
Thursday, 30 May 2013 13:56

The National Food Plan released by the Minister for Agriculture Senator Joe Ludwig today contains worthy goals for boosting food exports and production but is short on action according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).

Broader SME Representation on AFGC Board
Thursday, 30 May 2013 12:44

The Board of the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) today announced significant changes to its composition to ensure stronger representation of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) on the council.

When told the facts the community rejects Container Deposits as expensive and inconvenient
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 10:07

The Boomerang Alliance has actively misled petitioners on a proposal to introduce a Container Deposit Scheme, said the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) today.

Budget Deficits Underline Weakness in the Economy
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 20:57

The 2013 Budget forecasting deficits of $19.4bn this financial year and $18bn next financial year underlines the weakness in the economy that consumer goods companies have been reporting for some time, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).

GS1 Australia & AFGC support A&AA Food Allergy Week 2013
Monday, 13 May 2013 07:55

With as many as 1 in 10 Australian infants suffering from a food allergy, Food Allergy Week is an annual national campaign by Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) that helps promote and develop the awareness of food allergy and anaphylactic reactions amongst Australians.


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