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US financial services giant chooses Sydney as Asia-Pacific gateway
20 Apr 2015
US investment giant Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA–CREF) has announced it will establish an office in Sydney to manage its existing assets in Australia and develop operations throughout the Asia re ...
Industry Growth Centres to help build Australia’s global links
10 Mar 2015
The Australian Government is moving ahead with its A$188.5 million Industry Growth Centre initiative, announcing the appointment of a panel of highly-experienced and internationally regarded business identities who will link the Australian and global ...
New rules on agricultural land purchases
12 Feb 2015
The Australian Government has moved to provide certainty about rules applying to foreign investment in agricultural land in Australia.
Parmalat set to expand its dairy exports from Australia
22 Jan 2015
Italy’s Parmalat Group is extending its capacity to export dairy products from Australia through the purchase of speciality dairy processor Longwarry Food Park, based in Victoria.
LINPAC increases its Australian footprint with new packaging facility
7 Jan 2015
UK-headquartered LINPAC Group, an international supplier of rigid and flexible packing solutions for the food industry, is increasing its Australian footprint through a A$22 million investment in a new, highly-efficient manufacturing facility in Melb ...
JBS to expand processed food exports from Australia to China
4 Dec 2014
Brazil’s JBS S.A., the world’s largest processor of fresh meats, is set to acquire leading Australian smallgoods producer, Primo Group, under plans to grow its export operations from Australia into Asia, including China.
Kerry Group opens new food processing centre
21 Nov 2014
Ireland’s the Kerry Group is investing A$13.7 million in a bakery centre that will deliver new products for the Asia-Pacific region.
Innovative horticultural facility opens in Australia
30 Oct 2014
KAITEKI Fresh Australia, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation, is to establish an advanced multi-million dollar horticultural facility in Australia, the first of its kind outside of Asia.
Nestlé unveils world-class facility in regional Australia
21 Oct 2014
Nestlé Australia has invested A$64 million to upgrade its pet food factory in the central west of New South Wales, making the factory one of the company’s most technologically advanced globally.
Agriculture conference highlights innovation in the Asian Century
13 Oct 2014
Export and innovation opportunities for Australia’s agribusiness sector were a focus of last week’s Ag in the Asian Century conference held in Toowoomba, Queensland. The Australian Trade Commission’s (Austrade) General Manager for East Asia Growth Ma ...

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