Of the enormous A$14.5bn spent in Australia last year on alcohol from liquor retailers, almost three-quarters went to supermarket-affiliated retailers, leaving independent stores far behind major chains like Dan Murphy’s...
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has today issued a circular paving the way for the sale of low-THC hemp seed products as a food.
Adhering to a low FODMAP diet - a diet low in certain sugars and carbohydrates - can help relieve symptoms for women suffering from both irritable bowel syndrome and endometriosis.
Scenes of two conservative politicians discussing marriage equality over a beer and a bible are not often used as a backdrop for consumer marketing campaigns, even in the reddest of...
The head of Coca-Cola Amatil’s Australian beverages division has become one of five boardroom casualties as the group reacts to a near-40% drop in profit.
Children whose parents give them alcohol have double the risk of drinking in the longer term, though they are less likely to binge drink.
Mark Booth has been named as the new chief executive of the antipodean food regulator, after six years as a senior civil servant in the health ministry.
Increasingly health conscious Japanese consumers can be persuaded to skip Kobe beef in favour of top-of-the-range kangaroo, claims a pioneer of the Australian industry.
Hoyt's Food has agreed to pay an AUD$10,800 penalty for misleading oregano statements.
An Australian winery has taken to tailoring products for a sky-high target market.
India’s food processing minster has returned home after a trade tour to Japan, where she met executives of close to a dozen food companies in a bid to attract them...
About a third of young people in youth detention in Western Australia have alcohol-related brain damage, according to the country’s first study to assess young criminals for the condition.
tna has expanded into the confectionery industry by acquiring NID in Australia, effective from today (March 6, 2017).
Australia’s a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has announced it will acquire approximately 8.2% of the shares of Synlait Milk Limited.
Wild mushrooms should not be picked or eaten due to the health risks they pose, according to the Food Safety Information Council.
New Zealand supplement and health food manufacturers are likely targets for merger and acquisition activity over the next year, with private equity firms, notably from China, increasingly looking to splash...
As Woolworths’ fortunes continue to improve, the supermarket chain is now reporting that food sales had been driving its rebound.
Controversial nanoparticles that are widely considered a pollutant are now being studied for their range of agricultural uses.
A number public policy, health and community measures have been identified by researchers in Australia to help reduce rising obesity rates among child immigrants.
Dairy industry boardrooms have seen some turbulence over the last week, with two majors announcing widely differing commercial fortunes, and one formula maker facing the future with a very different...
NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients brand, has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP).
An Australia pork processor that supplies meat to Southeast Asia will undergo a major expansion to become one of the biggest facilities of its kind.
An independent review set up by the Australian meat industry will analyse the feasibility of rolling out carcase measurement technology nationwide.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has announced an agreement to acquire spray drying and finishing capabilities in Australia from Bega Cheese Limited.
Coca-Cola Amatil is remodeling its supply chain across Australia, increasing production in Queensland and Western Australia but closing the company’s manufacturing operations in South Australia in 2019.