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CEO boasts Woolworths has taken Masters and Big W losses in stride but market skeptics remain

Woolworths annual financial results released Retail giant Woolworths has reported net profits of $2.45 billion for the year to June 30 2014, up from $2.26 billion a year earlier. The profit gains of 8.5 per cent came despite losses of $169 million from Masters hardware chain and weak earnings at Big W down nearly 19 per cent. Strong growth in food and liquor With profits primarily reflecting improved... Read more »

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Popcorn moves to mainstream beyond the cinema

Popcorn moves to mainstream beyond the cinema The popcorn market is a growth segment as part of the popular trend favouring popped snacks gaining considerable attention as one of the up-and-coming sectors of the bagged snacks market. According to market research organisation Innova Market Insights, the... Read more »

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Westfield Sydney launches new app “Eat on Time”

Westfield Sydney launches new app “Eat on Time” Shopping centre company Westfield has launched a mobile phone app that allows diners to pre-order and pay for their food purchases. Diners can then skip the queue when they pick up orders from 17 retailers in Westfield Sydney’s food court including... Read more »

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MAURI anz: George Weston Foods’ Weston Milling and AB Mauri merge

Newly formed Mauri anz comes from the merger of Weston Milling (George Weston Foods) and AB Mauri George Weston Foods (GWF) has announced the merger of... Read more »

Advertising and packaging claims for food versus the Australian Consumer Law: FoodLegal’s upcoming intensive workshop

ACCC major priorities for enforcing Australian Consumer Law in Food Industry A joint presentation by enforcement officials Nick Heys and Luke McMahon of... Read more »

Retail Food Group supplements record profit with acquisitions

Retail Food Group supplements record profit with acquisitions Australia’s largest multi-brand retail food franchisor and leading wholesale coffee roaster,... Read more »

Baskin-Robbins appoints new Marketing Manager, announces plans to expand store network

Baskin-Robbins appoints new Marketing Manager, announces plans to expand store network Global speciality ice cream restaurants company Baskin-Robbins has... Read more »


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‘Unfounded beliefs’ abound about gluten-free diets, study

‘Unfounded beliefs’ abound about gluten-free diets, study While necessary for some, many people eat gluten-free diets because they believe... Read more »

Burger King merges with Tim Hortons to become world’s third largest quick service restaurant company

Burger King merges with Tim Hortons to become world’s third largest quick service restaurant company An agreement has been reached to create the world’s... Read more »

Aging US consumers demand functional dairy products

Aging US consumers demand functional dairy products Older US consumers are looking for dairy products with nutritional benefits, according to market research... Read more »


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CHEP launches national Logistics Control Centre to improve service delivery

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Vitasoy launches coconut milk in Australia: tipped to send Aussies nuts this summer

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Almond milk producers launch new barista-formulated almond milk launched for cafes

Almond milk producers launch new barista-formulated almond milk launched for cafes California-based... Read more »


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