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.
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.
There is a persistent belief that drinking coffee is bad for you. Some alternative medicine systems eschew all coffee drinking (but are enthusiastic about coffee enemas).
Japanese-owned beverage company, Lion, has made a bid for Perth-based brewer Little World Beverages (LWB), which is now valued at more than $380 million.
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.
Scientists from the University of Western Australia have found a new use for red wine: clothing.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed plans to re-enter the Australian brewing industry by 2014, despite earlier disputing such rumours.
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.
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.
Australian researchers have identified processing techniques which will minimise the adverse effects of allergens in milk and other food products.
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.’
Yoghurt is one of the fastest-growing food categories in Australia, and the increased consumption is not only improving health, it’s helping Aussie farmers.
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.
Fruit drink, fruit concentrate, fruit flavouring, but where’s all the real, proper juice? Some companies are going back to basics with their juicing, and consumers can’t get enough.
Raw coffee prices reached record highs in 2011, but increased production in Brazil will hopefully alleviate some of the pressure for buyers.
Coca-Cola has denied reports that it is negotiating a takeover of energy-drink maker Monster Beverage Corp.
Two little ducks set off one day over the hill and far away to hunt for the world’s finest Braeburn apples with the help of many friends they produced an outrageously tasty cider…
These delicious sparkling beverages, made with fruit concentrates and natural flavours, are perfect for any occasion.
Whether you’re the designated driver, a mother-to-be, or you simply don’t have time for hangovers, soul virgins will quench your thirst.
Point-of-sale alcohol advertising is creating a generation of binge drinkers, according to new research.