First there was a pizza button, now a new video shows a vending machine that makes pizza in under three minutes.
Consumer watchdog Choice has accused the New South Wales’ government of posting incorrect and confusing information about free-range egg labelling on its website.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)’s new chief executive will begin at the end of next month.
In an interesting PR move for the fast food giant, McDonald’s has released a video showing why the burgers displayed in its advertising look so different to those actually sold in stores.
Woolworths has unveiled a new advertising campaign, intended to inform consumers that contrary to widely-held opinion, it actually sources 96 per cent of its fresh produce from Australia.
More than 75% of Australians support a ban on junk food advertising in children’s television, and almost 20% support a total ban, according to a poll by the Australian National University on attitudes to food security.
Victorian Farmers have criticised a plan by Coles to sell boutique food brands in regional stores, but the representative body for Western Australian farmers has welcomed the idea.
Evolving lifestyles and an ageing population will force packaging to innovate, as they attempt to meet changing household demographics and more educated consumers.
The Senate Inquiry into Coles and Woolworths’ anti-competitive behaviour is not impacting their mission to take over the grocery sector entirely, and the independents are desperately calling on the federal government to step in.
To celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, Marmite has released a limited edition version called Ma’amite, and even gotten her majesty’s famous corgi’s in on the advertising.
Amid accusations that Coles and Woolworths are intimidating food manufacturers and produce growers so much they are too scared to even speak up at a Senate Inquiry, a leading Australian wine body has publically criticised the big two.
One of the few companies to be openly critical of the supermarket duopoly in Australia, HJ Heinz, has apparently mended fences with Coles and Woolworths.
More than 70 packaging technologists, engineers and designers came together across three states in one week to look at ways to improve Shelf Friendly Packaging (SFP).
A new Australia-wide study has found that people living in rural areas are more likely to consume alcohol and be overweight and obese.
Almost 80 per cent of Australians think that, as a nation, we have a problem with alcohol.
A South Australian company has been fined $13 000 for misleading labelling, after it’s olive oil was not extra virgin as claimed.
Children are seeing 60 per cent less junk food advertising during their television programs, following suggestions from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) that the practise should be stopped, and calls from health groups to ban ads aimed at those under 12.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has rejected a proposal from a suburban Melbourne council that called for major food outlets to be taxed up to 400 per cent more on commercial rates than other businesses.
While everyone in the Australian food manufacturing industry is aware of the bullying behaviour of the major supermarkets, it seems they are also now impacting Australian TV networks, which are declining to screen ads criticising Coles and Woolworths’ stake in pokie machines, but refusing to say why.
Australia’s approach to alcohol taxation is riddled with inconsistencies.