Murray Goulburn has entered into a five-year national private label contract to supply Coles brand Australian cheese as part of MG’s ongoing push to secure critical mass in the Australian dairy foods market which will underpin and support the company’s growth plans.
Coles and Foodbank have begun a new campaign to enable poor local families to be assisted by shoppers in South Australia.
The National Measurement Institute has found thousands of products to be under the stated weight that was promised on packaging sold by Coles and Woolworths.
Pressure is mounting for Coles to move eggs into refrigerated aisles in a move to protect consumers from salmonella, a practice currently rolling out at Woolworths.
According to a number of media reports, Coles has lost Round 1 in its Mexican standoff with Campbell Arnott’s, with the supermarket giant accepting price rises on dozens of products after the biscuit maker held its much-loved Tims Tams hostage.
Collectively, Australia’s supermarket and grocery stores and fuel retailing industries will generate an estimated $ AUD 125.1 billion in 2015-16.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is investigating reports about the approach supermarket retailers are taking to implement the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (Code).
Tasmanian berry producer, Westerway Raspberry Farm is teaming up with Coles to put Tasmanian-grown berries in supermarket freezers around the nation.
As Wesfarmers and Woolworths continue to battle for leadership across different retail categories in Australia, Julia Illera from Euromonitor International assesses how successful they’ve been.
South Australian meat processor, Thomas Foods International says it will boost its beef processing capacity by up to 25 per cent with a new beef boning facility.
Just 12% of Australian consumers use e-commerce services to order groceries online and have it delivered to their home.
Jeff Kennett has instructed Coles to refund over $12 million to suppliers, in addition to the court-ordered $10 million fine.
The ACCC will begin a public review of Coles’ proposed acquisition of Supabarn supermarkets.
If Lidl is preparing to launch into the Australian market, it will be the biggest shake up in the grocery sector since Aldi’s arrival.
Coles’ Nurture Fund will help small Australian producers, farmers and manufacturers to innovate and grow their business.
The Federal Court has penalised Coles $2.5 million for promoting its bread as “Baked Today” and “Freshly Baked In-Store”.
The Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct has been tabled in Parliament, in a move to “level the playing field.”
The ACCC is seeking penalties of at least $4-5 million over Coles’ Australian consumer law breaches for its “fresh” bread claims.
Wesfarmers’ commercial director, Ian McLeod, is moving to Bi-Lo Holdings in the US, as the president and chief executive officer.
Coles is in fresh trouble over its advertisement of pink lady apples that were picked in April, but described as “Spring fruit”.