Gelatissimo launches ‘low sugar’ range and Eat In Desserts range
November 24, 2014

Gelatissimo launches ‘low sugar’ range and Eat In Desserts range Gelato brand Gelatissimo has announced that a core range of its flavours will be available in ‘low-sugar’ options this summer. The three handcrafted flavours include Chocolate (“96 per cent sugar free”), Strawberry (“98 per cent Sugar Free”) and Vanilla (“95 per cent Sugar Free”) and will be rolled out nationally over the coming weeks. Gelatissimo said the range has “a maximum of just 135 calories per serve”. The... ...Read more »

Dairy and meat industry boost from new China FTA deal
November 19, 2014

Dairy and meat industry boost from new China FTA deal A new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been finalised between Australia and China, with the Australian dairy and meat industries expected to benefit. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott finalised the “landmark” agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday afternoon.  The Government said the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) would “unlock substantial new benefits for Australians for years to come”. Trade and Investment... ...Read more »

Freedom Foods signs dairy deal with China’s New Hope Group
November 19, 2014

Freedom Foods signs dairy deal with China’s New Hope Group Australian food manufacturer Freedom Foods and its major shareholder the Perich Group have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s agricultural industry giant the New Hope Group. The Memorandum was signed during the official ceremonies in Canberra while China’s President Xi Jinping and Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. This visit also coincided with... ...Read more »

Government concern over anti-Halal ‘bullying’ of food exporters
November 12, 2014

Government concern over anti-Halal ‘bullying’ of food exporters The South Australian Government is urging food exporters in the State to continue engaging with the multi-million dollar Middle Eastern market and to resist misinformed consumer bullying, after several companies received negative comments on social media because their products were Halal certified. The South Australian Minister for Investment and Trade, Martin Hamilton-Smith said he was disappointed to hear that The Fleurieu Milk... ...Read more »

Bulla Australia’s most popular ice cream brand, Roy Morgan Research
November 5, 2014

Bulla Australia’s most popular ice cream brand, Roy Morgan Research Ice cream remains hugely popular in Australia, despite ups and downs in recent years, with Bulla the most popular brand, according to new findings from market research organisation Roy Morgan Research. The dairy treat remains a staple on many Australian grocery lists, with 73 per cent of Australian grocery buyers purchasing a tub or carton of ice cream at least once in the last 12 months, according to Roy Morgan Research. While... ...Read more »

Australian Dairy Farms becomes first milk producer to list on ASX
October 29, 2014

Australian Dairy Farms becomes first milk producer to list on ASX Australian Dairy Farms Group (ADFG) was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on Tuesday 28 October 2014, following a capital raising of $9.3 million at $0.20 security. The group has been issued the code AHF and  has strong  supply chain links with major milk-processor Fonterra. ADFG is a stapled group comprising Australian Dairy Farms Limited (the Company), which operates the farms and owns livestock while the farms... ...Read more »

Chilled coffee market gains global momentum
October 29, 2014

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 in terms of new product activity, accounting just over 4.2 per cent of global launches recorded by Innova Market Insights in the 12 months to the end of July 2014, this is up from less than 3 per... ...Read more »

Lion milk success after packaging switch to highlight dairy farmers
October 27, 2014

Lion milk success after packaging switch to highlight dairy farmers Food and beverage manufacturer Lion has announced that, since switching its Dairy Farmers milk packaging in Far North Queensland to ‘Malanda Original Milk’, overall retail sales have increased by 2 per cent.  This represents almost 5,000 litres of additional volume per week, and is a significant sign of support from the local community. Lion said the initiative, launched in July 2014, was designed to recognise the farming families... ...Read more »

Bulla launches lamington flavoured ice cream in Australia
October 27, 2014

Bulla launches lamington flavoured ice cream in Australia Australian dairy food company Bulla Dairy Foods (Bulla) has launched a lamington-flavoured ice cream in Australia. Bulla said the ice cream ‘recreates an Australian classic’. The ice cream is made with Bulla Vanilla Ice Cream, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with coconut pieces. Bulla Dairy Foods is one of Australia’s oldest family owned dairy companies, making dairy products in country Australia for six generations, since 1910. Nick... ...Read more »

Bulla launches coconut flavoured frozen yoghurt in Australia
October 22, 2014

Bulla launches coconut flavoured frozen yoghurt in Australia Bulla Dairy Foods (Bulla) has launched a new Coconut Flavoured Frozen Yoghurt in Australia, continuing what it called “the coconut craze”. Featuring a creamy coconut flavoured centre and tropical fruit frozen yoghurt shell, Bulla’s new Coconut Flavoured Frozen Yoghurt is available in three flavours: mango, lime and pineapple. Bulla Dairy Foods is one of Australia’s oldest family owned dairy companies, making dairy products... ...Read more »

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