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Water enhancers: the next big thing in Australian soft drinks?

Water enhancers: the next big thing in Australian soft drinks? ‘Water enhancers’ could be the next big trend in soft drinks in Australia, according to the latest findings from market research organisation Euromonitor. Euromonitor’s Soft Drinks in Australia report found that water enhancers, or pocket-sized plastic bottles containing liquid concentrates that can be mixed with water on the go to... Read more »

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Fonterra expanding its organic milk supplies

Fonterra expanding its organic milk supplies New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra has announced that it will expand its organic milk business to “help meet growing demand”. Fonterra said the decision followed its recent review on how best to position this speciality business for sustained growth. At... Read more »

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Laser sensor in stainless steel case for food process industry IP69K

The new optoNCDT 1402SC sensor series from Bestech Australia, which is ideal for demanding environments such as the food and process manufacturing. With a stainless steel enclosure that provides class IP69K protection, the sensor is resistant to high-pressure jet cleaning, as well as aggressive detergents... Read more »

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Diageo to provide nutrition and alcohol content information on beverages globally

Diageo to provide nutrition and alcohol content information on beverages globally Global alcoholic beverages giant Diageo has announced it will provide consumers around the world with alcohol content and nutrition information per typical serve — a first for any alcohol company. The information... Read more »

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CCA review delivers list of new health focused products

CCA review delivers list of new health focused products As it gets set to distribute the new stevia-sweetened soft drink Coca-Cola Life, the Australian... Read more »

ACCC acts against Chinese made ‘Aussie Beer’

ACCC acts against Chinese made ‘Aussie Beer’ The Independent Liquor Group (ILG) has paid a penalty of $10,200 following the issue of an infringement... Read more »

Metcash supermarkets boss resigns

Metcash supermarkets boss resigns Australian wholesaler and distributor of groceries Metcash has announced that Fergus Collins, CEO of its Supermarkets... Read more »

Woolworths director retires

Woolworths director retires Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has announced that Ian Macfarlane has retired from the Woolworths board, effective... Read more »


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Stevia to take off globally through Coke Life expansion

Stevia to take off globally through Coke Life expansion Stevia could be set to get a huge boost globally, as Coca-Cola’s stevia-sweetened beverage, Coke... Read more »

Details emerge on Heinz Kraft merger, and what it means

Details emerge on Heinz Kraft merger, and what it means New details are emerging about the merger, announced last week, between H.J. Heinz Company and... Read more »

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and... Read more »


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Sydney brewer launches strawberry flavoured beer to Australian market

Sydney brewer launches strawberry flavoured beer to Australian market Sydney-based... Read more »

Chobani Australia launches ‘breakfast on-the-go’

Chobani Australia launches ‘breakfast on-the-go’ Yoghurt manufacturer Chobani... Read more »

How to achieve food innovation success

A key challenge for food companies is to create a continuous stream of new products... Read more »


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