All posts by Mike Wheeler

Niche alcohol products graduating to mainstream

Following the news that Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has launched a low calorie ready-to-drink (RTD) vodka brand Actual Vodka Seltzer in Australia; Shagun Sachdeva, Consumer Insights Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view. “In an era when consumers are gravitating towards lighter, less caloric, flavoured alcoholic drinks and creating … Continue reading Niche alcohol products graduating to mainstream

Awards varied for Work Flexibilities due to COVID-19

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission recently varied approximately 99 Awards, including the Meat Industry Award 2010 (the Award). The variation is effective immediately and will remain in operation until 30 June 2020. The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has advised members on a variety of options available to them during the Coronavirus … Continue reading Awards varied for Work Flexibilities due to COVID-19

Caspak appoints new CEO

Caspak Australia has appointed Greg Roberts as the new Australian CEO from Wednesday, 29th April. With a background predominantly in growing and managing teams in the textile industry, Greg has extensive experience in supply chain, sourcing and manufacturing in Asia, and leading acquired businesses to success. “After running the business for 30 years I’m witnessing … Continue reading Caspak appoints new CEO