Gallagher News and Insights

COVID-19 food and beverage production industrial contamination: response and protocols

16 March 2021

Australia's meat and poultry food production sector is regarded as essential to the nation’s wellbeing by the country’s federal and state governments. During the ongoing pandemic meat products continue to be in high demand and to maintain continuous supply food production companies need to be confident they can prevent and mitigate any contamination threats.

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Industry report: Managing the rising costs of building and property insurance for the food and beverage industry

11 February 2021


The food and beverage production industry is Australia’s largest manufacturing group. Protecting these assets is fundamental to ensuring a productive and profitable future.

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Industry report: 5 food production risks to address for business resilience

05 November 2020

Obtaining critical insurance protection has become increasingly challenging for food producers, who must manage multiple areas of risk in their operations and are facing stringent risk management expectations from insurers. Our industry insight addresses the key areas of risk management, detailed in this comprehensive report produced with the Gallagher Food Production practice.

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Cyber attacks on food producers are growing, the potential risks are crippling

29 June 2020

The high levels of automation that maintain food and beverage manufacturing efficiency and enable fast processing that retains the quality of the ingredients make the industry an appealing target to cyber criminals, as the recent ransomware attack on Lion’s beverage manufacturing operations on 9 June 2020 demonstrates. Here are some of the factors food producers should be aware of.

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Insurance market update: food production challenges from farm to table

19 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged Australia’s food production sector on all fronts from a spike in distribution and transportation demands following a period of panic buying through to declining exports and slowing trading conditions in key markets such as China.

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