- Amore cheese
- Australian farming
- beyond beef
- Food and Beverage Awards
- food and beverage industry
- Food Business
- Food waste
- Independent Brewers
- Indie Beer Day
- Karen Andrews
- lemon myrtle
- myrtel tea
- Packaging awards
- plant based protein
- Plant Protein
- The Yield
- Consumers losing faith in New Zealand’s products
A new survey has revealed that 50% of Chinese consumers no longer trust New Zealand’s food products.
- Imported products being tested for melamine
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand is testing imported sweets that may contain traces of a toxic chemical linked to babies’ deaths in China.
- Kept in the dark
Fonterra CEO, Andrew Ferrier, has said he was kept in the dark over complaints about Sanlu’s baby formula.
- World research centre for healthy drinks
Unilever has chosen the UK to open a world centre for research and development into drinks.
- P&G files another lawsuit against Kraft
The Procter & Gamble Company has filed a patent lawsuit against Kraft Foods Inc., manufacturer of the Maxwell House Coffee brand.
- Japanese firms drop China suppliers
Several Japanese food companies and trading houses are reviewing their business dealings with Chinese food suppliers on the back of the recent tainted-milk scandal.
- Free consultation service for Aussie inventors
The value of Australian intellectual property should be better protected according to a leading industry body.
- Fonterra plans to send formula to China
Dairy cooperative Fonterra has offered to send supplies of milk powder from New Zealand to China to assist with the shortage caused by the milk crisis.
- Rosso organic coffee plans to pep up café culture
Coffee entrepreneur, Ramez, is getting ready to launch a new brand of organic coffee to Australian cafes, and it’s already generating support amongst baristas.
- New Zealand focus feature
FOOD Magazine invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its New Zealand feature in the November 2008 issue.
- Feature on food safety
FOOD Magazine invites editorial contributions and story ideas for its food safety feature in the November 2008 issue.
- Adopting ‘tactical shopping’ to combat financial stress
Australians are combating the increased living costs with ‘tactical shopping’; buying seasonal fruit when it’s at its best price, according to the results of the Australian Pears Consumer Fruit Index.
- Research, debate and hard-hitting facts
Organisers say that new safety research to be released at The Safety Conference in Sydney from 28 to 30 October, 2008 will spice up safety talks.
- The future of packaging & processing
With 50% of exhibition stands now booked for the largest bi-annual packaging and processing machinery, materials and associated technology exhibition, AUSPACK is gearing up to be a ‘must-attend’ event for 2009.
- China’s milk crisis deepens
China’s tainted milk powder scandal has deepened with three babies now dead, more than 6000 ill and 158 others (in eight provinces) suffering from acute kidney failure.
- Milk crisis spreads
The Chinese Government has admitted its dairy market is “chaotic” and has ordered a national testing program.
- Milk scandal affects whole industry
As the contaminated milk scandal spirals, Fonterra CEO, Andrew Ferrier, said it was extremely difficult to predict “criminal contamination.
- FSANZ seeks comment
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has invited individuals and organisations with an interest in food regulation to comment on a possible change to the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
- Ham scams – choose with Choice
Packaged ham products are being loaded with water to bump up the price according to consumer group Choice.
- Is foie gras becoming faux pas?
Its production is prohibited in Australia, but now there is a new campaign to see a full foie gras ban to include its import.