Since China is most likely to become the world’s largest gourmet chocolate market, Barry Callebaut’s gourmet business in China is busy catering to the needs of chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakeries, hotels, restaurants and caterers, the company said. The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products for the food industry, … Continue reading Chocolate maker eyes top-end Chinese market
Coca-Cola has announced details of Powerade’s new Australian Summer campaign ‘Smash the Sweat’. The campaign is designed to encourage consumers to smash the sticky, humid conditions associated with the season through the launch of limited edition Powerade sport-themed ‘shrink packs’ aimed at generating cut-through during the key summer period. The strategy, said the company, revolves around … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches Aussie summer ‘sweat smasher’ with sports stars
Australia’s dairy industry, agriculture sector and beef and sheep farmers are big winners of China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
While conducting their Nanna’s berries recall, Patties discovered a lack of Hepatitis A testing facilities in Australia.
The full details of the Chinese-Australian Free Trade Agreement are expected to be released before the end of June.
Australia is the sixth largest export market for Champagne in the world.
Research shows that country of origin branding has a direct impact on purchasing behaviours – both here and overseas.
The seafood industry is searching for technology which can decipher if retailers are selling imported products as Australian.
The AFGC has released 2014’s State of the Industry Report, shedding light on issues such as industry turnover, employment and trade.
Although Australia’s per capita alcohol consumption is decreasing, cider sales are expected to grow 21.5 percent in the next five years.
Sales of Fairtrade certified products hit $7.7 billion worldwide in 2013, according to a Fairtrade International report.
Australian food producers will miss out on next year’s World Expo in Milan due to the federal budget deficit.
A new report from US environmental advocacy organisation, the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) suggests that food safety in the meat industry could be negatively affected by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership due to the differing food safety standards between countries.
A senate inquiry into the beekeeping industry has been told that some cheap imported honey is mislabelled.
AUSVEG is calling for further strengthening of Australia’s country of origin labelling laws after fresh reports have shown that almost 20 percent of China’s agricultural land is contaminated with heavy toxic metals, which can be carcinogenic and cause kidney damage.
Peak industry group for Australian vegetable and potato growers, AUSVEG has welcomed the announcement made yesterday by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Bob Baldwin regarding the dumping of canned tomato products from Italy.
Confectionery brand Cadbury is expecting the first shipment of Fairtrade cocoa beans from Papua New Guinea to arrive in Australia in the coming weeks.
Fruit processor SPC, will use the $100 million co-investment from the Victorian government and its owner, Coca-Cola Amatil, to make productivity and efficiency gains, and innovate in-line with consumer demands.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has said that tariffs on ‘dumped’ Italian organic tomatoes will directly affect consumers.
Industry minister Ian Macfarlane has announced that the federal government plans to increase penalties against processors of illegally dumped imported tomatoes, as well as introduce legislation that will reverse the onus of proof on foreign suppliers.