Dick Smith has warned against forcing the break-up of Coles and Woolworths, saying it would only further damage the food sector.
In a bid to ensure a more strategic and proactive packaging sustainability sector, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has released a White Paper on the ‘Future of Packaging.’
Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith will front the Senate Inquiry into the food processing industry and supermarket dominance today.
Sales of products carrying the Fair Trade Certified logo have increased by almost 40 per cent, as consumers become more informed about work conditions for foreign workers.
In an Australian first, ice cream maker Streets has launched a facial recognition billboard to allow passer-by to simulate biting a Magnum.
A quarter of ‘poppers’ or juice boxes marketed as fruit juice in Australia actually contain 25 per cent or less actual fruit juice, a new Choice study has found.
Point-of-sale alcohol advertising is creating a generation of binge drinkers, according to new research.
Western Australian farmers have met with Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder to discuss the impact of the milk price wars on production and try to find a solution.
Burger King has announced it will only use animal products that come from free-range farms by 2017.
We’re losing the war on alcoholism and binge drinking and changing the tax system to bump up prices on stronger varieties is the only way to start to improve it, according to health groups.
Woolworths is the latest food producer to send its operations abroad, as the cost of doing business in Australia continued to increase as the dollar does.
It’s pretty common knowledge that the salt content in fast food is high, but new research shows that the exact level varied between countries, even if it’s the same chain.
Australian food manufacturers are calling for a dedicated “Australian made” aisle in supermarkets to make it easier for consumers to choose locally made products and keep local businesses afloat.
A US study has found conclusive evidence that where a child lives has a significant impact on their chances of being obese.
Another Australian health group has joined the chorus of organisations demanding better initiatives to encourage healthy eating.
Poultry workers and consumers are being put at risk by increasing demands to produce cheap poultry, according to a new report.
A “reduced salt” label on a food product will make a consumer experience a reduced level of taste, even if it is not in fact lower in salt.
Did you think it was pretty cool when pizza chains allowed you to jump online to order pizza, and save you the trouble of having to pick up your phone or, heaven forbid, go into a pizza shop? Well hold onto your couch cushion, because things just got lazier.
The results are in, the favourites have been identified, and it’s really no surprise that Cadbury is the most popular chocolate in Australia.
Farmers and suppliers who produce actual free range eggs want a crackdown on the definitions of ‘free range,’ after leading national suppliers were found to falsely make the claim.