Be Natural is launching the largest in-store execution installed in an Australian supermarket, with a floor decal that stretches the entire length of the cereal and snack aisle in Woolworths.
Mondelez International has launched a new mobile marketing initiative, where five big Australian brands are paired with five start-ups to accelerate and scale existing mobile innovations in 90 days.
Australia’s largest sugar miller has announced plans to establish its own selling and marketing company.
Australian consumers support a tax on unhealthy foods and many support bans on junk food advertising, despite the food industry claiming such measures would be wildly unpopular in the public arena.
Changes to voluntary industry codes means junk food will not be promoted during television programs that attract a child audience of at least 35 per cent.
Plans by supermarket giant Woolworths to develop a centre food court for fast food chains is facing opposition from local residents and the Heart Foundation.
The dispute between Greenpeace and John West continues to gain momentum, with the environmental campaign group accusing the tuna company of “censorship” after it was forced to remove a video from YouTube.
Australian peach growers say they were only informed of SPC Ardmona’s decision to cut its peach quota by almost 20 per cent after they had begun preparing for season.
There’s a lot of debate around lately about the labelling laws in Australia, but Toblerone really takes the cake with its utterly false claims, which made it the only food product to make it onto Choice’s Shonky Awards 2012 list.
John West tuna owner Simplot has responded to its negative listing on the Greenpeace canned tuna guide 2012, saying it “has been working towards improving the sustainability of John West’s products for many years.”
“Look, in the last 12 months, there won’t be nothing we don’t touch and improve with efficiencies in manufacturing,” Klark Quinn, the 30-year-old in charge of overhauling the iconic confectionary maker Darrell Lea and making it profitable again said.
Nestle UK and Ireland has pledged to double its commitment to Fairtrade making its two-fingered Kit Kat bar certified by January.
Celebrity chef and food producer Maggie Beer is the latest industry insider to accuse the major supermarkets of failing to support Australian food growers and manufacturers.
A leading representative group for the egg industry has slammed announcements from leading supermarkets and other retailers that they will sell only cage-free eggs.
The Commonwealth government looks set to lose its top position in preventative health measures.
The UK government has officially introduced the controversial traffic light labelling system on packaged foods.
The maker of energy drink Monster Energy are being sued by the family of a teenager who died from heart complications after consuming two cans of the product.
While most Australians will say they are environmentally aware and want to improve sustainability, new research has found it is not often a factor considered when purchasing decisions are made.
Woolworths Limited has reported a huge first quarter, boosted by its supermarket and liquor dominance in the Australian market.
Australia has one of the more rigorous food labelling systems in the world for genetically modified (GM) attributes.