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Key trends for Australian and New Zealand consumers in 2015, Mintel

Key trends for Australian and New Zealand consumers in 2015, Mintel Consumer rights, health and technology are among key consumer trends for Australia and New Zealand in 2015, according to Mintel’s Senior Trends & Innovation Consultant Jane Barnett. Healthy appetite People are becoming more informed about their health and are increasingly seeking out superfoods free from chemicals and additives,... Read more »

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Chilled coffee market gains global momentum

Chilled coffee market gains global momentum Chilled ready-to-drink (RTD) or iced coffee has been seeing a period of strong product and market activity in recent years, according to market research organisation Innova Market Insights. While it remains one of the smallest sectors of the soft drinks market... Read more »

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Tetra Pak launches first package made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials

Tetra Pak launches first package made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials Global packaging company Tetra Pak has announced the launch of what it said is the first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. Tetra Pak said the new Tetra Rex carton will be... Read more »

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Australia’s Big-end retailers up the ante against Government’s Competition Law reform proposal

Australia’s Big-end retailers up the ante against Government’s Competition Law reform proposal A paper commissioned by the Australian National... Read more »

Australian Dairy Farms becomes first milk producer to list on ASX

Australian Dairy Farms becomes first milk producer to list on ASX Australian Dairy Farms Group (ADFG) was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange... Read more »

Zone reforms in Victoria pave the way for ALDI expansion

Zone reforms pave the way for ALDI expansion Planning zone reform in Victoria has paved the way for German-owned supermarket ALDI to expand its store network... Read more »

Proposed ACCC franchising powers set to boost code compliance

Proposed ACCC franchising powers set to boost code compliance The game is set to change for operators engaging in serious breaches of the Franchising Code... Read more »


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Olive oil more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, study

Olive oil more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, study Olive oil withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seeds oils... Read more »

Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation

Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research... Read more »

Global cocoa sector agrees to sustainability strategy, commits $700,000 to fight ebola

Global cocoa sector agrees to sustainability strategy, commits $700,000 to fight ebola Hundreds of members of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and leaders... Read more »


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Fanta launches new flavours for summer

Fanta launches new flavours for summer Soft drink brand Fanta has launched two new... Read more »

IXL launches new fruit spread sweetened with Stevia

IXL launches new fruit spread sweetened with Stevia Food manufacturer SPC has introduced... Read more »

Bulla launches lamington flavoured ice cream in Australia

Bulla launches lamington flavoured ice cream in Australia Australian dairy food company... Read more »


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