All news articles for June 2017

David Jones to go ‘foodie’ across Australia

This week Down Under

David Jones to go ‘foodie’ across Australia

By RJ Whitehead

Australia’s oldest department store chain will invest A$100m (US$76m) into gourmet foods over three years in a bid to attract foodie shoppers.

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Research: Aussie sugar tax 'would not punish the poor’

By RJ Whitehead

A major criticism of the public health lobby’s proposed sugar sweetened beverage tax—that it would unfairly punish the poor and disadvantaged—may have been debunked by research from Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre. 

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Market update

Indian spices to be worth $18bn by 2020

By RJ Whitehead

Currently worth some US$6.2bn, India’s market for spices should spike to US$18bn by 2020, according to a new report.