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NORTH Link and Melbourne’s North Food Group believe that the responsible handling of personal and health information is a key aspect of governance and is strongly committed to protecting an individual’s right to privacy.   Accordingly, NORTH Link is committed to full compliance with its obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2000 (the Victorian Privacy Act) and…

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Geographic Indicators: Update

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade asked the public to submit objection letters to help identify Australian industry and stakeholder interests. These objections will be used by the Australian Government to form their arguments to the European Union. Submissions closed on 13 November 2019. MNFG worked closely with our partners to put together a…

Bedford HiCity employees celebrate in group photo

Bedford Group HiCity

Food and beverage producers eager to impress customers with quality packaging while making a positive social contribution have found the answer through their Bedford HiCity partnership. Bedford HiCity offers employment, training and accommodation to support a happy and fulfilling life for people with disabilities, while delivering a high quality service to its clients. Bedford’s involvement…

Floridia Cheese, Dairy Australia and Madeleine King

Australian cheese industry threatened under new trade agreement

Australian cheese makers may be facing a re-branding nightmare if the European Union succeeds in including Geographic Indications in the new Free Trade Agreement with Australia. Under GI, Australian businesses are restricted from labelling their cheeses after regions the cheese originates from. This includes cheeses such as feta and parmesan. GIs could also extend as…

AVS Organic Foods product range

AVS Organic Foods

MNFG partner AVS Organic Foods is taking advantage of a shift in public perception to bring their range of plant-based foods to the general public. Melissa Murphy-Webster is the proud director, chief cheese maker, accountant, marketer and founder of plant-based food manufacturer AVS Organic Foods. Located in Watsonia North, within Melbourne’s thriving food manufacturing region,…

Maurizio Marcocci speaking at the Melbourne's North Food Group business briefing and networking forum

MNFG business briefing and networking event

Growth, diversification and the challenges faced by a successful family business over 50 years were the focus of a talk by University Food Group’s Managing Director Maurizio Marcocci at the most recent MNFG Business Briefing and Networking Forum, held at Uni Hill Conference Centre Bundoora in May. Over 40 businesses from the Melbourne’s North Food…

Quest Bundoora awards

Quest Bundoora, Quest Epping and Uni Hill Conference Centre

Quest Bundoora, Quest Epping and Uni Hill Conference Centre have been established to service business, hospital and leisure guests travelling to Melbourne’s north. The businesses have partnered together to provide premium accommodation and conferencing for the region. Melbourne’s north is one of Australia’s fastest growing regions with an annual population increase of 2.8 per cent,…

Glenn and Corey from Shearasun Brewing Co

Shearasun Brewing Co.

Travelling along Strath Creek Road through towering gumtrees and dried creek beds, the landscape is vastly different to the inner city. On the outskirts of metropolitan Melbourne, pushing into regional Victoria, a brewery is tucked into the countryside. Shearasun Brewing is located between Broadford and Strath Creek in Mitchell Shire, a region that’s gaining accolades…