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Supporting Australia's food industry professionals, AIFST provides latest industry news while supporting your ongoing professional development.
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AIFST Jan 17
Think about the amount of food waste from take-away food… A new food delivery company has partnered with Foodbank, encouraging venues to offer reduced menus and a set number of portions for a better indication of how much stock they will need to order.
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AIFST Jan 15
Having policies and procedures in place for a food and beverage product recall is one thing, executing them is another. Join AIFST for our Food Recall Workshop to help develop a program to evaluate and test your recall policies. Register now!
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AIFST Jan 13
Get to know the key trends for 2019! Join AIFST and Sharon Natoli on Wednesday 23 January for another technical webinar touching on trends, their relevance and application methods. Register now!
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AIFST Jan 10
Grape growers and winemakers are now able to measure the size of their berries through an app! The app has translated Australian-based research on sequential harvesting into a simple tool that growers can use in the coming vintage.
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AIFST Jan 8
Get to know the key trends for 2019. Join AIFST and Sharon Natoli on Wednesday 23 January for another technical webinar touching on trends, their relevance and application methods. Register now!
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AIFST Jan 6
Applications are now open for the 2019 AIFST Mentoring Program! Mentoring allows young professionals to learn from more established Institute members, while giving more senior members the opportunity to “give back” in a practical manner. Apply now!
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AIFST Jan 3
Your used coffee cups could now be used to produce benches and parking curbs! A new recycling solution in NSW aims to recycle 11 million coffee cups with help from the NSW circulate grant program.
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AIFST Jan 1
Are you a student, graduate or young professional? Join us for our 2019 AIFST Summer School in Adelaide or Brisbane! Develop your network, experience site tours, build on relevant skills and hear from industry speakers. Register now!
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AIFST Dec 30
AIFST wishes you a safe and happy new years’ eve! May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements and new success! We are looking forward to connecting with you again in the new year. The AIFST office will re-open on 7 January 2019.
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AIFST Dec 27
Are you a student, graduate or young professional? Join us for our 2019 AIFST Summer Schools in Adelaide and Brisbane! Build your network, experience site tours, build on relevant skills and hear from industry speakers. Register now!
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AIFST Dec 24
AIFST would like to wish all of our members and colleagues a safe and happy Christmas. May this Christmas end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Here’s wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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AIFST Dec 23
Having ham for Christmas this year? NSW Food Authority has issued a recall notice due to fears of Listeria contamination in the Vic’s Premium Quality Meat 4.5kg bone-in half ham leg.
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AIFST Dec 20
The Board and team at AIFST would like to wish all of our members and food industry colleagues a safe and happy Christmas! Thank you for your support in 2018. We are taking a break from 21 December 2018 and will be back on deck on 7 January 2019.
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AIFST Dec 18
Have you signed up or renewed your membership for 2019? Now’s your chance! Sign up to become a member or renew via the AIFST website. Alternatively, drop us a line on +61 447 066 324. Don’t miss out!
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AIFST Dec 16
Are you a student or graduate in the food science industry? Join the 2019 AIFST Summer School program to build your professional network, be exposed to new opportunities, experience site tours and build on industry relevant skills. Join today!
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AIFST Dec 13
Are you a nut allergy sufferer? Scientists at the University of Western Australia have completed a study to decode the genes of peanuts, opening up the opportunity for allergen-free peanut crops in the future.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics Dec 13
While almost 3 out of 4 children aged 2-17 eat the recommended amount of fruit, only 6% eat their veggies. Find out more in our latest National Health Survey
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AIFST Dec 10
Are you exporting food and beverage to China? Learn the facts, figures and more. Check out ’s guide for Australian businesses for exporting to China.
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AIFST Dec 6
Have you ever wondered why every single apple in the supermarket is barcoded? This process ensures each apple can provide information on place of origin and more for an effective and efficient recall processes. Read more here!
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Cross Sector Supply Chain Skills Nov 29
Our amazing Aussie food & beverage companies grew exports by 7.7% to $36.1B in 2017-18 State of the Industry 2018 report. How do we keep it moving? National draft occupational standards for the workforce out now for comment.
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