The supermarket price wars have had many victims, and the latest to be impacted by the ruthless competition that is squeezing food companies out of business is iconic Aussie pie maker Four ‘N’ Twenty.
The latest on the list of ‘Weird Slurpee flavours’ is not actually a version of the famous icy drink…it’s mashed potato.
The Olympic Committee has overturned a ban on outlets at the games serving chips, which was deemed to be a breach of the sponsorship deal with McDonald’s.
A leading representative group for the produce industry has taken an interesting angle in its campaign to encourage people to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.
Australia’s largest duck producer is being sued for misleading advertising which claimed the birds were raised in ‘open range’ farms.
Campbell Soup has acquired US fruit and vegetable company Bolthouse Farms for $1.55 billion in cash.
The world keeps getting fatter and no country has yet successfully managed to reduce adult rates of overweight and obesity.
As a strike at a Coles warehouse enters its second day, experts have warned the impact will take less than a week to impact supply to supermarkets.
“If you combine the over-50’s with the number of people with arthritis or a disability, that means one in two are facing some kind of restriction with opening packages.”
Compared with our grandparents, feeding, clothing, and entertaining ourselves has never been easier: a one-stop weekly shopping centre trip in a car, facilitated by convenient parking and light-weight maneuverable shopping trolleys that allow us to whiz around the supermarket with ease.
Nestlé has officially confirmed it is involving communities in the Ivory Coast in a new effort to reduce child labour, following a Fair Labor Association (FLA) report from November 2011.
The number of alcohol-related assaults in Victoria have risen rose by almost since 2001, while the number of ambulance attendances to deal with incidents related to alcohol more than tripled.
The world of confectionary is filled with fun and excitement, shiny packaging and bright colours. But there’a also a lot of serious work going on in the industry.
An Australian developer and manufacturer of sustainable plastics and packaging has received Halal certification for a new range of resins.
The consumer watchdog has ruled against Woolworths purchasing more liquor retailers, because it would lessen competition.
It seems Australians do still have a sense of humour, after no official complaints were lodged against the “Nuckin Futs” brand name.
In Australia today, around two-thirds of adults and a quarter of children are overweight or obese. This is a dramatic change from the landscape just 30 years ago when we first collected national data on weight and height.
Fast-food chain Subway has been forced to rename its Chicken Fillet, after the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) found it to be misleading, because it is not in fact a chicken fillet, but rather processed meat.
A new report has found that major food processors are targeting low and middle income areas with their unhealthy products, armed with the knowledge that consumption of unhealthy foods is higher in amongst those societal groups.
OBESE NATION: It’s time to admit it – Australia is becoming an obese nation. Today we launch a series looking at how this has happened and, more importantly, what we can do to stop the obesity epidemic.