Meat & Livestock News

Meat Industry Day at APPEX: A Hub for Innovation and Collaboration

Event Overview

The Australasian Processing + Packaging Expo (APPEX) in Melbourne, scheduled for March, is set to host a special Meat Industry Day.

Organised by the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC), this event is a part of the larger expo that will attract over 10,000 delegates from various sectors of the packaging and processing industry. The expo is a showcase of the latest advancements in robotics, automation, machinery, logistics, and handling technology.

Focus on the Meat Industry

Stuart Shaw, the AMPC Program Manager overseeing Meat Industry Day, emphasises the event’s significance for the red meat processing sector. The day is designed to provide industry updates, share insights, and highlight opportunities for collaboration and innovation within the sector. Shaw notes the importance of integrating innovations from other sectors into meat processing and encourages potential partners to explore opportunities in red meat.

Agenda and Highlights

The agenda for Meat Industry Day, which is still being finalised, promises to be informative and engaging. Key features include a leadership panel discussing the future of the red meat processing industry over the next five years, a panel on packaging sustainability, and updates on AMPC’s various research, development, and adoption projects.

Shaw highlights the event as an excellent opportunity for delegates to gain insights from leading researchers, businesses, and industry bodies, and to explore the innovative nature of the meat processing sector.

Event Details

APPEX will take place at the Melbourne Convention Centre from 12th to 15th March. The Meat Industry Day is scheduled for Wednesday, 13th March, from 10 am to 3 pm. Interested parties are encouraged to sign up and participate in this pivotal industry event.