What a show! AUSPACK 2022 has lived up to all expectations, with exhibitors and visitors alike giving positive reviews about the quality of the leads, the innovative technology on display. The buzz in the aisles and on stands is indicative of the industry's sheer delight that trade shows are definitely back on track.

The PKN team has spent four days delivering video and livestream podcast content, to bring the products and people of AUSPACK to your screens and airwaves. And now, as the show wraps up in its final hours, we've prepared this highlights video to give you a taste of what AUSPACK 2022 has had to offer.

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.