PLAY PKN: Video Bulletin 23 June

In the news: Zipform, Opal, ePac, Label Line, QLM, Winesmiths, Wheen Bee, Coopers, Cowan, Westrock, Orora, Vegemite, Arkadia, Davidson Branding, Sonoco, Schur Star Systems, TC Printing, Visy, NextlooPP, TOMRA, MCC Verstraete, Sidel, Dow, Procter & Gamble.

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Food & Drink Business

While quick service restaurants are not part of Food & Drink Business’ remit, we couldn’t resist this bit of good news. McDonald’s Australia and its long-term supply chain partner, Martin Brower Australia have launched its first electric delivery truck.

Global food and beverage solutions company, Tate & Lyle, has acquired nature-based ingredients company CP Kelco for US$1.8 billion on a cash-free, debt-free basis. Tate & Lyle said the deal will “significantly accelerate” its growth plans.   

While it’s common knowledge that a well-marbled steak makes for tastier eating, there’s no official international measure for what constitutes quality meat. MEQ CEO, Remo Carbone, puts the case for establishing a global standard to grade red meat.