November 6, 2014

Food Industry News

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Australian Food News

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IS there something ironic about prisoners eating cage-free eggs? Perhaps the inmates will see the sunny side to their caterer Sodexo Australia moving to annually use nine million of the googies. The company this week started serving cage-free eggs, moving from caged eggs, in meals at two prisons that are just part of a national […]
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 19, 2018, 10:09 pm
WOOLWORTHS is signalling loud and clear its vegan and vegetarian credentials to the soaring no-or-less-meat sector thanks to the piles of publicity from its controversial move to stock a 100 per cent plant-based “mince” in its meat section. Funky Field’s ‘Minced’ comes in a 400g tray, $8, is extruded and coloured to look just like […]
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 19, 2018, 6:30 pm
TODAY a Sydney restaurant on a ground-breaking mission of inclusion will host its first Sensory Hour for customers with autism and their families. Part of the Rashays Casual Dining chain of 22 restaurants and four food court locations, the Punchbowl restaurant’s Sensory Hours will be every Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm. To lessen the problematic […]
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 19, 2018, 5:30 pm
WITH the increase in meal choice available from the explosion of food delivery services you might be surprised who now rules the roost when it comes to take-away food, according new research. More than 17 million Australians aged 14+ (84.5 per cent) buy or eat take away food, whether from leading fast food outlets such […]
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 19, 2018, 4:30 pm
SUPERMARKET shoppers will win on price and may lose on choice as Coles moves to increase its private label penetration to 40 per cent, a plan that threatens to undermine local manufacturers, experts say.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 17, 2018, 9:39 pm
TODAY marks the start of Australia’s inaugural Whole Grain Week, run by the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council which no doubt hopes this fibre-rich event becomes regular.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 17, 2018, 2:04 pm
A LINE of food industry players is forming at the door of Melbourne man Crag Carrick, inventor of Australia’s latest fast-food innovation – the Donug.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 17, 2018, 2:03 pm
US grocery giant Walmart is opening its own dairy processing plant supplying milk to 500 stores, and perhaps modelling a next-step pathway for Australian supermarkets.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 17, 2018, 2:02 pm
Brick and mortar supermarkets are developing new strategies to woo shoppers to engage in the physical experience of shopping in person.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:38 am
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken action to reiterate the importance of transparency between businesses and consumers by requiring adequate disclosure.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:38 am
Australia’s wine producers stand to make significant inroads into the Chinese market from a deal with Alibaba.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:38 am
ExpressPods has released its new compatible Baileys Premium Coffee Pod in Australia and New Zealand.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:38 am
One of Australia’s leading café and pizza franchising groups, Retail Food Group es expecting further poor results.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:38 am
Bunches of broccoli deemed too imperfect looking to be stocked on shop shelves have been ground up and turned into a powder by science agency CSIRO and agriculture group Hort Innovation.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:37 am
Arnott’s has sold savoury biscuits that weight more than one thousand Sydney Harbour Bridges combined – or 59 million tonnes to be exact.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:37 am
The cold and flu season has begun and the importance of good nutrition when it comes to your immune system can’t be underestimated.
Author: Chris McMillan
Posted: June 6, 2018, 6:37 am
Supermarket giant Woolworths has pledged its commitment to phase out selling plastic straws, and plastic packaging in fruit and vegetables in its latest announcement on the stores sustainability initiative.
Author: Jack Cain
Posted: June 4, 2018, 6:59 am
Coles will remove plastic wrapping from its bananas and other fresh produce as part of a wide-ranging series of commitments to reduce food waste, landfill and plastic packaging over the next four years.
Author: Jack Cain
Posted: June 4, 2018, 6:57 am
New research from Roy Morgan shows nearly 2 million Australians aged 14+ (9.8%) now use Uber Eats, Menulog/Eatnow.com.au, Deliveroo or one of the many other meal delivery services in an average three months. The research into Australians and their eating habits focused on the emerging phenomenon of meal delivery services such as long-standing Australian service […]
Author: Jack Cain
Posted: June 4, 2018, 6:56 am
The Australian Manuka Honey Association (AMHA), in partnership with leading scientists, has established a set of standards for authentic Australian Manuka honey.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: June 4, 2018, 6:53 am
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