Second plant-based meat maker gains funding

A second plant-based meat food business, Fable, has attracted capital as factory-made meats take off. Fable raised $1.5 million from Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes, Blackbird Ventures and angel investors, according to a report in Channel 9 media. Fable’s plant-based meat product launched at Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner restaurant in Melbourne on Tuesday is said to have…

Deloitte Australia teams up with IoTium

By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia Deloitte Australia has teamed up with California based IoT startup ioTium to exploit opportunities in industrial IoT. The two say they will jointly deliver the foundational infrastructure to support technology implementation and services that enable end-to-end secure digitisation of industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms for Australian organisations in healthcare, energy,…

Meat processing site invests, creates 650 jobs

Hilton Foods Australia has unveiled its $280m state of the art meat production facility in Heathwood, Queensland. The investment is underpinned by Hilton’s long term national supply partnership with Woolworths and will provide ongoing employment to around 650 Queenslanders. The Heathwood facility will produce the highest quality finished fresh meat products for more than 450…