All news articles for September 2012

Darrell Lea seals IGA supermarket supply deal

Darrell Lea seals IGA supermarket supply deal

By Oliver NIEBURG

Australian confectioner Darrel Lea’s new owners have wasted little time in getting a foothold in the national commercial channels having secured a deal for 1,400 Independent Grocers of Australia (IGA) supermarkets to stock its confections.

Chinese must make tough choices on corn and pork

Chinese must make tough choices on corn and pork

By RJ Whitehead

The author of a report suggesting that China’s corn imports are in line to explode by 2017, today cautioned that the government will have to walk a tightrope in balancing pork prices with domestic corn productivity.

Indian coffee growers suffering labour headache

Indian coffee growers suffering labour headache

By Ankush Chibber

India’s coffee industry is under severe stress due a shortage of skilled labour and must invest heavily in expanding its capabilities, a major industry association has said.

Coke wows Kiwis with personalized PET bottles

Coke wows Kiwis with personalized PET bottles

By Ben Bouckley

Coca-Cola New Zealand is selling PET bottles of Coke personalized with one of 150 names popular in the country, and encouraging Facebook fans to 'share a virtual can'.