Metcash is keen to see the ACCC block the acquisition of Macro Wholefoods by Woolworths, according to a report in the Australian Financial Review. Woolworths, Australia’s largest supermarket chain,...

Pringles have been officially been declared as potato crisps (chips) in the UK, obliging Procter & Gamble to continue paying millions of pounds in value added tax (VAT). In Britain, most bakery products...

The world’s largest yoghurt maker, Danone, has announced a 3 billion-Euro (A$5.4 b) rights offering, to secure acquisition funding as it predicts long-term market difficulties. The French-based...

The Dairy Industry Association of Australia has praised the leading firms in the dairy sector with the announcement of the winners of the annual Australian Dairy Product Awards. The winner of the DTS Food...

Every food outlet in the state of New South Wales can expect a random health inspection in the year ahead as the number of additions to the name and shame website causes concern for health authorities. Primary...

Foster’s, Australia’s largest brewer, today announced that Martin Hudson, Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary, would leave the business July 3. He leaves after a year of extensive change...

Supermarket clearance outlet NQR has called in administrators after 22 years of business in Victoria. Privately-owned Not Quite Retail opened two decades ago to help retailers sell excess stock, discontinued...

Alcohol may not be recession proof but it remains relatively resistant, save for a few sectors, according to new research from the US. Results of an American consumer survey, presented at Nielsen’s...

Food authorities in Germany have discovered trace amounts of cocaine in Red Bull Cola, leading to a ban by six states in the European country. The drink, which is 100% natural, contains kola nut and coca...

Media Cart, a computer screen fixed on the nose of supermarket trolley to provide targeted communication, will officially launch their first fleet of trolleys into Australia in October. The system offers...