Woolworths’ 3 most urgent priorities, Chairman

Woolworths’ Chairman Gordan Cairns has outlined three urgent priorities that Australia’s largest supermarket group needs to address in order to boost profits that he described as “unacceptable” at the Woolworths annual general meeting (AGM) held in Sydney late last week.   At the Woolworths AGM, Cairns reminded investors that its supermarkets are responsible for 70 per cent of the group’s... Read more »


Pfizer and Allergan announce multi-billion dollar merger

US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced its intentions to undertake the second-largest company merger in history by joining with Irish drug company Allergan.   If it goes ahead, the deal will be worth US$160 billion which is equivalent to $220 billion Australian dollars.   The merger would... Read more »


AsureQuality Academy – Growing Global Experts

  Food safety assurance company AsureQuality established its own in house Academy earlier this year. The Academy will provide a learning pathway focussing on technical training and career progression for its 1700 staff. The first induction training programme commenced early in 2015 for newly appointed... Read more »

Frozen organic vegetables available

TANDEM TRADING sources FROZEN ORGANIC VEGETABLES from the first and one of the largest expert enterprises that specialises in planting, processing and exporting FROZEN ORGANIC VEGETABLES from China. All farms are certified by ECOCERT with standards of NOP, EU and JAS. The processing facilities are fully... Read more »

Same-Day Test for Campylobacter

Campylobacter is a pathogenic bacteria and one of the most common causes of food poisoning in Australia. Symptoms include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and fever that lasts up to two weeks. It is most commonly associated with contaminated poultry, water and unpasteurized dairy.  Current screening methods... Read more »

Ensure every product metal-contaminant free

Metal detection systems help you ensure that every product leaving your factory door is free from metal contaminants. Easily installed and integrated into your production line, metal detection systems are a reliable and cost-effective way to protect your brand from product recalls and withdrawals. But... Read more »

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Coopers Brewery launches new craft DIY brewing extracts

Coopers Brewery has launched a new series of DIY beer extracts in response to the growing interest in craft beer.   The extracts are being released under its Thomas Cooper label and have been designed to help DIY brewers mimic the most popular styles of craft beer.   Cooper Marketing Manager... Read more »

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Metcash still struggling despite boost from liquor and hardware

Australia’s ASX-listed grocery wholesaler Metcash has reported a 20 per cent increase in profit after tax for the six months ended 31 October 2015.   The... Read more »

Independent retail supermarkets announce growth plans

Two of Australia’s major independent supermarket retail groups, IGA Foodland and IGA Ritchies have each announced their own independent expansion plans.   IGA... Read more »

Dairy Australia’s top ten cheese tips for the holiday season

Dairy Australia has today released a list of tips for Australia’s cheese consumers.   As a national representative for the Australian dairy industry,... Read more »

Bulla promotes its Australian origins in new advertising campaign

Bulla Dairy Foods has launched a new advertising campaign focused on promoting its Australian heritage.   Using ‘unfakeable’ as its tagline, two... Read more »


Bellamy’s forms infant formula alliance with Fonterra

Publicly-listed organic infant food producer Bellamy’s has entered into a multi-million dollar agreement with dairy producer Fonterra.   The strategic... Read more »

Coming soon: chicken meat without slaughter

An Israeli foundation is first in the world to research mass production of cultured chicken breast, a real meat product starting from a single cell of... Read more »

Medical research shows walnut health effects

Eating a handful of walnuts each day has been linked to a better overall diet and an improvement in certain risk factors amongst people at high risk of... Read more »

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Sunny Queen launches innovative ‘Smashed Egg’ product

One of Australia’s leading egg producers Sunny Queen has launched a new pre-prepared... Read more »

Unusual vegetable products will enhance profitability for Australian food producers

Sweet potato doughnuts, beetroot colouring and capsicum-infused gel to tone your... Read more »

Almond Breeze introduces new long-life Almond milk combinations into range

Almond Breeze has launched two new long-life milk options into Australian supermarkets.   ‘Unsweetened... Read more »

Gloria Jean’s launches praline Christmas beverage line

Gloria Jean’s have launched its 2015 Christmas beverages with praline as the main... Read more »

‘SmartBottle’ allows customers to fill up and pay with bottle’s microchip

Melbourne-based company Frank Green Pty Ltd has launched a ‘SmartBottle’ which... Read more »

Lucky Cashew Meal hits supermarket shelves

Lucky Nuts has launched a new cashew meal product in Australia.   Made of grounded... Read more »

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