Coles Wellness Road health food range consists of 28 products including Organic Black Rice Noodles with Chia, Organic Cacao Powder, White Chia Seeds and Australian Almond Flour. Coles Chief Operating Officer, Greg Davis, said the Wellness Road range was aimed at making healthier options more accessible and affordable for customers who wanted to include better … Continue reading Coles release Wellness range of health foods
Coles Group has announced it has executed definitive contracts with WITRON Australia to develop two new automated ambient distribution centres, one in Queensland and another in New South Wales. Witron Australia is a subsidiary of Witron Logistik + Informatik GmbH, the German-based global leader in building automated distribution centres that deliver improved product availability for … Continue reading Coles set to modernise supply chain
Coles has announced that it has begun distributing $3,974,292.30 collected by their Coles Dairy Drought Relief Fund. “This is great news for 639 dairy farmers across Australia, including more than 190 Norco Member milk suppliers, who will now receive payments from the fund,” Norco Chairman / Interim CEO Greg McNamara said. “Coles announced in September that it would … Continue reading Increase in milk price helps with relief fund
The Supreme Court of Western Australia has approved the demerger between Coles and Wesfarmers. By November 21, Coles is expected to commence trading on ASX under the new ASX Code ‘COL’. The move comes after Wesfarmers shareholders voted in favour of the proposed $20 billion demerger of the supermarket giant. A total of 601,032,572 votes … Continue reading Coles now trading on ASX as COL after demerger goes ahead
Coles and its customers have contributed more than $7.1 million to the Country Women’s Association of Australia to help drought-affected farmers. With Coles matching every donation dollar-for-dollar during August and September, customers and the supermarket chain have helped to raise funds for household and family expenses. Coles also pledged $5m in grants or interest-free loans … Continue reading Coles raises more than $7.1 million for drought appeal
Coles has opened its first smaller Coles Local store in Melbourne’s Surrey Hills. The new look store, which opened on November 13, is about half the size of a full-size Coles supermarket – at about 1280sqm. It has an in-store barista and chef, a food waste digester, 100 per cent Australian-grown fresh food, and a … Continue reading Coles opens boutique style food store in Melbourne
Amazon Australia is joining the food market by releasing a line of dry grocery products from October 17. Items will include tea, coffee, biscuits and organic foods, and products from companies such as Arnott’s and Uncle Toby’s. Amazon Australia country manager Rocco Braeuniger said since the launch of amazon.com.au in December 2017, Amazon has been … Continue reading Amazon takes on the Australian food market
Wesfarmers Limited has released a scheme booklet detailing its proposed demerger of the Coles business. The booklet was announced in early October, with the demerger expected to be completed in November 2018. It is anticipated the proposed demerger will create a new top 30 company listed on the ASX, with leading positions in supermarkets, liquor … Continue reading Wesfarmers releases scheme booklet detailing proposed Coles demerger
The RSPCA has launched a nationwide campaign that focuses on Australia’s largest hospitality and food retailers who have switched to cage-free eggs. The celebratory ‘Cage Free and Proud’ campaign recognises brands such as McDonald’s, Subway, Grill’d Healthy Burgers, Nando’s, Harris Farm Markets, Arnott’s and IKEA, as industry leaders who have acted on consumer concerns and … Continue reading RSPCA celebrates industry leaders in food services sector that use cage free eggs
Australia’s $2.9 billion fresh bread market is dominated by the two supermarket companies –Woolworths Group and Coles Group. These companies represent a combined 51.9 per cent of the fresh bread market, according to the Roy Morgan results for the year to June 2018. In total, supermarkets now comprise more than two-thirds of the entire fresh bread market … Continue reading Woolworths and Coles dominate Australia’s $2.9 billion fresh bread market
Supermarkets in Australia continue to provide farmers with help during the drought, including Coles with its pledge to match customer donations dollar-for-dollar. Coles’ promise to match customer donations will go for the entire month of August, in order to help farming communities doing it tough due to drought conditions. The combined donations raised at checkouts and … Continue reading Supermarkets match customer donations dollar-to-dollar to help farmers
Coles is providing $5 million in grants and interest-free loans from its nurture fund to help farmers across Australia combat drought. In the past year, Coles also provided more than half a million dollars in grants to farmers who applied to the Coles nurture fund to implement initiatives to make them less dependent on rain. … Continue reading Coles announces $5 million to help farmers combat drought
Coles is introducing meat packaging made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material. The new packaging will be used for a wide range of its Coles brand fresh meat and poultry products. Coles bought about 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays, in 2018, from Australian manufacturer Plantic Technologies. Coles will use Plantic’s … Continue reading Coles switches to recyclable and renewable meat packaging
Analysis of long-term market trends by analysts at Roy Morgan shows that in 2018 Australia’s two largest supermarkets captured more than 51 per cent of Australia’s $18 billion fresh fruit and vegetable market between them. According to market analysts, Roy Morgan, the Woolworths Group with a 27.4 per cent share, up 1.3 per cent points … Continue reading Coles and Woolworths still lead fresh fruit and vegetable market
Analysis of long-term market trends shows that for the first time in 2017 Australia’s two largest supermarkets captured more than half of Australia’s fresh meat market between them.
Wesfarmers has announced its intention to demerge its Coles division, subject to shareholder and other approvals.
Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt has teamed up with Coles supermarkets to create a line of hot sauces launching this week across Australia.
Customer demand for high quality, grass-fed beef has resulted in a doubling in the number of Aussie farmers required for the national launch of Coles’ grass-fed range at all supermarkets this week. With Coles’ research revealing 79 per cent of customers want meat that comes from animals raised and fed naturally, Coles is now offering … Continue reading Coles expands grass-fed beef range
Prices between Coles’ and Woolworths’ private label brands and those at discounter Aldi have gone down by as much as 70 per cent in the past two years. According to the AFR, this reflects the major chain’s $1.6 billion investment into reducing prices. At the moment, many private labels are under 10 percent pricier at Coles … Continue reading When customers benefit from price wars
A Townsville woman has discovered a female Redback spider, hiding in a head of broccoli she bought from Coles.