Young people are fuelling big nights out by drinking alcohol mixed with energy drinks to help them party through the night, according to a new Victorian government report.
Wheat is everywhere. It’s in bread, pasta, pastries, biscuits, pizza, batter, cereals, soups, sauces, instant drinks, salad dressing, processed meats and sweets, to name but a few. The western diet is so infatuated with wheat that most of us eat a kilo or more a week. So why do we love it? It’s simple. It … Continue reading Not everyone loves wheat – so why not remove the bad bits
Rosella is set to unveil a new logo this November, which the company claims will be the most dramatic change in the company’s visual identity for 20 years. According to Senior Brand Manager, Kristine Dalton, “The most immediate change is the rosella bird itself. We have revisited the grassroots of our original logo whilst preserving the distinctive, … Continue reading Rosella flies off with new branding
The serving of alcoholic beverages in Australia’s foodservice industry has declined over the past seven years, and reached its lowest level this year, according to new research.
Making brandy cool again and appealing to millennials with a growing appreciation for boutique spirits are the goals of a new distillery opened today by a leading Australian beverage company. Bickford’s Australia has launched a craft range of spirits under the 23rd Street label at a reinvented distillery in South Australia’s Riverland. The 23rd St … Continue reading South Australia banking on a brandy re-branding
With Manuka Honey top of the ‘must buy’ list for health and beauty benefits, consumers need to be sure that what they are buying is the genuine article, said a major Manuka Honey industry body today. In response to their fears of counterfeit products, the guardian of New Zealand’s leading quality mark for genuine Manuka Honey … Continue reading Manuka Honey makers all abuzz over poor imitations
Most people know excessive drinking isn’t good for our health, but how do we know when we’re drinking too much?
The distillery, a century-old landmark on the town’s 23rd Street, has been transformed and given new life thanks in part to a State Government grant.
Scientists have predicted that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion humans living on Earth. With the rise of the middle class, we are expected to increase our consumption of animal products by up to 70% using the same limited resources that we have today. The cost of producing agricultural crops such as corn and … Continue reading Food for thought: feeding our growing population with flies
Mobile apps can encourage consumers not only to pair food and drinks more often, but to consider beverages other than wine when doing so.
It’s one of the world’s most popular spirits with more than 4 billion litres sold in 2012. But its popularity is now in decline.
At the recent 49th Annual Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention in Brisbane, most leading Australian food and agribusiness industry experts agreed that while innovation is the key to ensuring a viable future for the food and agribusiness industry, the concern around foreign investment is impacting markets and hindering the collaboration. The … Continue reading Drop the ‘xenophobic’ attitude to trade says AIFST
Tax changes may spell the downfall of the alcohol industry. With the federal budget looming and the ongoing debate about taxation on alcohol, industry analysts at IBISWorld have compiled a comprehensive analysis on the current performance of alcoholic beverages and what the switch to a flat volumetric tax might mean for the industry. “An equal … Continue reading Tough times for alcohol industry
As the fast-paced nature of twenty-first century life continues to change breakfast from an enjoyable pastime to a chore, consumers are increasingly seeking out convenience foods in the morning. While an established trend during the week, it is increasingly creeping into weekend habits. According to a Canadean survey of packaging executives worldwide, 77% expect high … Continue reading Busy weekends offer opportunities for premium breakfast products
Future Memoirs Of A Root Beer sets the scene of a retrospective window into the future with a glimpse of all the outrageous, awesome things you’ve already done in your upcoming destiny.
Singapore’s Fraser and Neave has confirmed that it hopes to buy into the European beer market through the purchase of Peroni and Grolsch from Anheuser-Busch InBev
The Wine Australia Export Report for December 2015 shows that the value of Australian wine exports jumped 14 per cent to $AUD2.1 billion in 2015, reaching its highest value since October 2007.
Researchers have known for a long time that alcohol consumption is quite concentrated in a small part of the population. They argue about the exact distribution, but there is substantial agreement that, so long as alcohol sales are not heavily restricted, consumption is distributed in a quite predictable way.
World international premium beer brand Heineken is set to mark two decades of a partnership with The Australian open with an impressive Heineken Saturday spectacle.
Researchers have identified a hormone that can suppress sugar and alcohol cravings in mice