Woolworths bread price war raises more concerns
September 29, 2014

Woolworths bread price war raises more concerns Just days after cutting the price of a loaf of Homebrand white bread to just 85c, Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has announced the latest products in its campaign to reduce the cost of living for Australian families by slashing prices on more consumer staples. Over recent weeks Woolworths has introduced new ongoing specials on a range of goods including Devondale Longlife Milk 2 litre down to $2, Homebrand Nappies down to $11, Sanitarium Weet-Bix... ...Read more »

Consuming high-fat dairy products may lower risk of type 2 diabetes, study
September 24, 2014

Consuming high-fat dairy products may lower risk of type 2 diabetes, study People with the highest consumption of high-fat dairy products (8 or more portions per day) had a 23 per cent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with the lowest consumption (1 or less per day), according to research from the Lund University in Sweden. The research, presented at this year’s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Vienna, Austria, was undertaken by... ...Read more »

Jalna launches new range of pot set fruit yoghurt
September 17, 2014

Jalna launches new range of pot set fruit yoghurt Yoghurt manufacters Jalna have launched its new Pure Yoghourt with Fruit range, with a real fruit layer below the traditional pot set Sweet & Creamy Greek yoghourt recipe. Jalna said it took more than two years of research, trialling and tasting to create four varieties of a pure fruit yoghurt that is set naturally in the pot so it “does not need any artificial additives or preservatives”. “We continue to make yoghourt the original way;... ...Read more »

Sipahh Straws launches in Coles
September 15, 2014

Sipahh Straws launches in Coles Small Australian brand Sipahh has launched its first ever Milk Lovers Family Pack variety in Coles supermarkets. Four times the original size, Sipahh said the new packs contain 40 wholesome straws, “with less than half a teaspoon of per straw”. Sipahh said the new 40 pack was developed in response to increasing consumer demand – more straws per box, allowing for “easy everyday consumption”. The new variety pack contains new flavours, including including Raspberry... ...Read more »

Gippsland Dairy launches new organic yoghurt range in Australia
September 10, 2014

Gippsland Dairy launches new organic yoghurt range in Australia Australian dairy manufacturer Gippsland Dairy has introduced a new range of Organic yogurts in Australia. The Gippsland Dairy Organic range will consist of 450g tubs in Vanilla, Mango and Blackberry & Raspberry flavours and 900g tubs in Vanilla and Natural flavours. This product line will be available exclusively in Woolworths from August 2014. Gippsland Dairy said its Organic range is Australian Certified Organic (ACO). Gippsland... ...Read more »

Devondale milk ad “racist” according to advertising standards watchdog
September 8, 2014

Devondale milk ad “racist” according to advertising standards watchdog The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has upheld a complaint against a 15 second television commercial for Devondale milk, finding that the commercial vilified a man of Asian background and Asian business generally. The television campaign depicts a group of people dressed in typical corporate attire, attempting to run a dairy farm. It is immediately apparent that these people have no farming skills, as they look totally... ...Read more »

Connoisseur releases new range of gourmet ice cream in Australia
September 8, 2014

Connoisseur has launched a new range of ice creams Connoisseur, the creators of premium ice cream flavours such as Murray River Salted Caramel and Kangaroo Island Honey with Fig, have launched a new range of gourmet ice cream which it said were inspired by historical characters. The Connoisseur ‘Empire Collection’ includes four unique flavour combinations inspired by four historical characters, each of whom had a connection to the origins of ice cream. Inspired by Italy and Emperor Nero,... ...Read more »

Fonterra partners with Chinese infant food manufacturer to meet growing demand in China
September 3, 2014

Fonterra partners with Chinese infant food manufacturer to meet growing demand in China New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and a leading Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate have formed a global partnership that will help meet China’s growing demand for infant formula. Fonterra said the partnership would create a fully integrated global supply chain from the farm gate direct to China’s consumers, using Fonterra’s milk pools and manufacturing sites in New... ...Read more »

Baskin-Robbins appoints new Marketing Manager, announces plans to expand store network
September 1, 2014

Baskin-Robbins appoints new Marketing Manager, announces plans to expand store network Global speciality ice cream restaurants company Baskin-Robbins has announced plans to expand its Australian store network by over 25 per cent in the coming year, and has appointed a new Marketing Manager. Baskin-Robbins has appointed Geraldine Van Der Merwe as the new National Marketing Manager, with Ms Van Der Merwe joining the Company in August 2014. Most recently holding the role of National Marketing Manager... ...Read more »

Vitasoy launches coconut milk in Australia: tipped to send Aussies nuts this summer
September 1, 2014

Vitasoy launches coconut milk in Australia Plant milk manufacturer Vitasoy has released in Australia a new alternative to dairy drinking milk: coconut milk. Vitasoy said coconut milk was a new way to enjoy an alternative to dairy, soy and other plant milks – it’s also lactose free. Using real coconut to make its coconut cream, Vitasoy said its Coconut Milk is “perfect for cereals, smoothies or as a dairy alternative in cooking savoury dishes and baking”. Vitasoy is one of the first... ...Read more »

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