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Many vegetables fail on Australia’s Health Star Rating system

Health Star Rating System ‘shuns’ vegetables, AusVeg Vegetable industry body AusVeg has said it is “appalled” at the number of vegetables that do not receive a full rating under the new voluntary Health Star Rating System, which is to be rolled out in the coming months. Out of 20 vegetables tested by AusVeg using the official Health Star Rating Calculator, only 10 receive a five-star rating,... Read more »

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Ingredients and mixes benefit from global boom in home baking

Ingredients and mixes benefit from global boom in home baking Despite the apparently inexorable rise of convenience foods and the “cash-rich, time-poor” consumer, some parts of the world have maintained a high level of interest in home baking from scratch, according to new findings from global market... Read more »

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New halal detection kit that gives results in one minute to be developed in Malaysia

New halal detection kit that gives results in one minute to be developed in Malaysia A new testing kit being developed by the University of Selangor (Unisel) in Malaysia will allow Malaysian Muslims to test foods for non-halal ingredients within a minute. The news of the development of the new kit comes... Read more »

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ACCC threatens to fine companies if repealed Carbon Tax savings not passed on

ACCC threatens to fine companies if repealed Carbon Tax savings not passed on The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the Australian... Read more »

Salmon eaters in Australia are defined by Roy Morgan survey

Salmon is popular with the over 50s in Australia High in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, and low in fat, salmon is often described as a superfood. Almost... Read more »

Australian wine exports to Japan set to grow

Wine exports set to grow in Japan after free trade agreement The signing of a Japan Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) by Prime Ministers... Read more »

Glenn Cooper retires as Coopers Executive

Glenn Cooper retires as Coopers Executive Well-known Adelaide businessman, Mr Glenn Cooper, has retired from his executive role at South Australian brewery... Read more »


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Mondelēz International announces startup partners for mobile marketing initiative

Mondelēz International announces startup partners for mobile marketing initiative Global confectionery manufacturer Mondelēz International has announced... Read more »

Mediterranean diet effects on cognitive decline differs by race

Mediterranean diet effects on cognitive decline differs by race While the Mediterranean diet may have broad health benefits, its impact on cognitive decline... Read more »

France introduces ‘home made’ label for restaurants

France has introduced a new “homemade” label for chefs cooking meals from scratch, because microwaved or pre-packaged dishes had become more common. France... Read more »


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Sidel launches new glass-look PET bottle for beer

Sidel launches new glass-look PET bottle for beer Swiss PET liquid packaging company... Read more »

Cadbury launches flavour-matching Facebook-powered vending machine

Cadbury launches flavour-matching Facebook-powered vending machine Confectionery... Read more »

Entries close for Product of the Year 1 August 2014

Marketers have just two weeks remaining to enter their most innovative new products... Read more »


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