NationalFeature

Woolworths marketing personnel face uncertain changes

Woolworths’ marketing leadership team has experienced another sudden change in personnel.   Woolworths’ marketing leadership team has experienced  another sudden change in personnel and a cloud of uncertainty has arisen. It was only recently that Chief Marketing Officer, Tony Phillips, left the company suddenly and unexpectedly without an announcement of a successor to his former position. Now... Read more »

WorldFeature

France forces supermarkets to donate unsold goods

The French government last week voted in new laws which will make it illegal for supermarkets to throw away unwanted food. The French government last week voted in new laws which will make it illegal for supermarkets to throw away unwanted food. Voted in unanimously, supermarkets can either donate the... Read more »

NewProductShowcase

Same day test for beer spoilage organisms

Beer spoilage microorganisms are of major concern to most breweries. Negative effects of beer spoilage include off taste, off smells, and visual faults such as turbidity. NEW brewPAL™ — powered by Veriflow® from Invisible Sentinel delivers an ultra-sensitive and user-friendly method for brewers... Read more »

T-TEC wireless data logger

The new T-TEC wireless data logger from Temperature Technology can regularly send data wirelessly from its installation site to the computer. So downloading a logger just became faster AND easier. The large memory (100,000+ records) means that the device keeps data even if away from the computer. ‘TempReport’... Read more »

Advancement in process reliability for sorting shrimps in the fish industry

A previously manually adjustable sorting machine for shrimps has been retrofitted with an inductive displacement sensor. The process reliability of the machine was increased significantly using Model LVP-50-GA-2-CA-I sensor available from Bestech Australia. In the machine, shrimps are passed by a conveyor... Read more »

Product assurance moves into the 21st century: introducing inSight™

inSight™ is a brand designed to provide consumers and retailers with independently verified information about the products they are about to buy.  It was launched in February 2014 and is available for all food producers and manufacturers to apply.  Applicants are subject to strict assessment, with... Read more »

What's New

Coles trials voice recognition device for online shopping

Coles trials voice recognition device for online shopping Australian supermarket giant Coles has announced it is launching a customer trial of “hiku”, a new digital device, not yet available in Australia, which helps consumers make a digital shopping list. The compact device, which is currently being... Read more »

Featured Video- Don on Dominos Quality Pizzas

Featured Video- Tomato Soup Recipe With Pasta - 6

National

Iconic Aussie meat pie gets into crust of Pizza Hut

Pizza and pie is not a usual match but Pizza Hut and Four’N Twenty are coming together to give it a shot. Pizza and pie is not a usual match but Pizza... Read more »

The 10 main rules for small retailers to out-compete the biggest retail chains

Allen Roberts is a guest contributor to Australian Food News and writes another of his regular articles here. Chain stores dominate our grocery shopping... Read more »

Food marketers face Australian dilemmas in promoting ethical foods

Jan Davis is a contributor to Australian Food News.   Every day, we hear more about the need for our food to be sustainable, green, local, and ethical. Every... Read more »

SPC spends cash on packaging innovation in CCA plan for expanding SPC customer-base

A cash injection into Australian fruit manufacturer, SPC has resulted in new packaging and product innovation. A cash injection into Australian fruit manufacturer,... Read more »


World

Airline foods scientifically tested for unpleasant tasting factors

Researchers in the US have found scientific reasons behind the common complaint that airline food tastes bad. Researchers in the US have found scientific... Read more »

KFC uses invention to revolutionise customer eating when using iPhone or iPad

The German franchise of the global fast food group KFC has launched a new food tray in its German restaurants which includes a keyboard. The German franchise... Read more »

New Zealand coffee chain pushes into China

Coffee culture is resurgent in China. Coffee culture is resurgent in China. A New Zealand-based café franchise group Esquires has signed a deal with a... Read more »


What's New

FAL shaking up the protein market in new launch

The Australian protein shake market has a new player. FAL Food and Beverages has... Read more »

Vegetable flavoured yoghurt now available

Local yoghurt manufacturer, Yummia, has launched a new range of yoghurts that contain... Read more »

When is Good Beer Bad? When Good Beer Turns Bad

Beer is good. In fact, some might say it’s very good. Except when it’s bad. One... Read more »

Sale of kale gets nuttier for Coles with launch of Kalette offshoot

Australia’s obsession with kale has been taken to a new level with Coles introducing... Read more »

Laser marking: a quick run down on the basics

Laser marking used to be considered a specialist solution. And an expensive one.... Read more »

Valuable information on optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness for factories and buildings

A new event dedicated to the energy storage sector is offering delegates access to... Read more »


Upcoming Events