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Business reviews help MNFG companies grow

Business reviews conducted by MNFG highlight the different challenges faced by companies and identify ‘growth blockers’ that impede success. Results have been used to develop MNFG webinar workshop topics for the future. Analysis of business review results found common themes that were limiting the potential for business growth. They included low cash flow, lack of…

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Introducing the Melbourne’s North Buying Group

Businesses that take part in group buying benefit from significant cost savings, reduced time sourcing suppliers and increased confidence that they are receiving value for money. Melbourne’s North Food Group has partnered with Fulcrum Procurement to deliver group buying opportunities through the MN Buying Group.  The Buying Group is exclusive to MNFG partners and is reducing external…

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MNFG provides vital information for business

Melbourne’s North Food Group has initiated a weekly e-news bulletin to ensure partners receive up-to-the-minute information and advice on dealing with COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. The update draws on MNFG’s government, education and industry network to supply food and beverage businesses, partners and supporters with timely information. Its goal is to centralise COVID-19 information and…

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Privacy Policy

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…

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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…