November 6, 2014

Food Industry News

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Australian Food News

Thought for Food

AUSTRALIA'S biggest grocer Woolworths Group flagged on Monday it was rapidly losing sales momentum after starting to charge shoppers for plastic bags, sending its shares lower.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 20, 2018, 5:23 am
Favourable economic conditions and surging sales growth brings a new owner for Coles into the frame.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 19, 2018, 5:25 pm
A new table top sweetener is set to soon appear on supermarket shelves in Australia and New Zealand.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 19, 2018, 5:24 pm
SEE the scientific breakthroughs that could determine what we are eating in 2050, when Australia’s population hits 37 million.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 19, 2018, 5:24 pm
AN industry vital to Australia is calling for a code of practice to protect it from attack.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 19, 2018, 5:22 pm
PROVING Royal Agricultural Society shows are more these days than judging sponges, the maker of an Indian and Asian food range - Turban Chopsticks - has come away with eight medals from two shows so far this year.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 16, 2018, 8:53 am
Here's why growers say vegetable prices could soar next year.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 15, 2018, 6:25 am
AT A GLANCE - Australia’s biggest company by revenues Wesfarmers Ltd posted a 58.3 per cent drop in full-year profit as shares hit an all-time high on the news.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 15, 2018, 5:06 am
There are rich rewards for scalable agribusiness targets such as Capilano Honey delivering innovative products with therapeutic and digestive health benefits in demand by Asian consumers.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:41 am
Which food staple is worried about its future, fearing a lack of community trust and industry transparency will leave it out of step with shifting consumer attitudes?
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:40 am
See the latest example of how the principle driving the ride-sharing company Uber is being explored for application in different contexts.
Author: Contributor
Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:39 am
So what if Coles extended the free handout of its “better”, thicker plastic bags to better serve the rollout of even more plastic, albeit non-recyclable, in the form of its mini toy promotion.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 13, 2018, 5:11 am
Guess which well-funded food lobby has launched a new approach to tackle waning consumer trust, a rising trend against consumption and growing concerns about its negative impact on diet, animal welfare and the environment.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 13, 2018, 4:37 am
KFC has a new Colonel Sanders with a famous sit-com actor playing the role for the fried chicken chain’s latest oddball campaign in the US.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 13, 2018, 12:34 am
SEE how the Internet of Things (IoT) is powering a major digital transformation in supply chain management that’s set to touch every part of the chain from floor to store and beyond.
Author: Contributor
Posted: August 12, 2018, 11:57 pm
CAFÉ’S, restaurants and takeaway food outlets breaching minimum wage and penalty-rate compliance remain firmly in the sights of authorities, and recent law changes mean franchisors can now be held liable for their networks.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:37 am
IN the name of science, and a longer shelf life, a group of brave volunteers are contributing to a research project by smelling sheep meat past it's use-by date.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:35 am
AFTER a decade of turning Coles around, Wesfarmers will demerger their $20 billion supermarket business. Retail expert Gary Mortimer tells Australian Food News why Wesfarmers is cutting Coles loose, and what’s at play in the move.
Author: Gary Mortimer
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:35 am
RED meat is an excellent source of protein and essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fats, which are are linked to heart and brain health.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:34 am
HEINZ faces a near-maximum $10 million fine for misleading consumers by claiming one of its snacks for toddlers was beneficial for young children.
Author: AFN Staff Writers
Posted: August 6, 2018, 3:42 am
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