To navigate the world beyond COVID-19, innovation that improves life for all rather than playing by the rules to manage risk is imperative to growth in the food and beverage industry. Speaking at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention, Kantar Australia’s head of sensory, Dr. Denise Hamblin says that “brand loyalty has … Continue reading Disruption still felt in supermarkets due to Covid-19
Coles has marked two decades of online shopping in Australia, starting from a single Melbourne warehouse to become a $1 billion business leading the market in adoption of game-changing retail and logistics technology. Coles Online launched in 1999, just a few years after dial-up internet connections became widely available to Australian homes and almost a … Continue reading Coles online celebrates 20 years
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
A recent survey has bumped ALDI up the food chain as the most trusted supermarket brand in Australia. In the latest Roy Morgan Net Trust Score survey, ALDI is ahead of big names such as Qantas and Bunnings. The supermarket brand went from third place to first, in the July survey results. About 4,000 Australian … Continue reading Survey shows ALDI is the most trusted brand in Australia
In mainstream grocery, strong sales performance is critical to hit hurdle rates and avoid deletion. In less than one year since launching in Woolworths, Mojo Crafted kombucha has achieved this, according to the company. Woolworths has also doubled the product range with new flavours Passionfruit and Turmeric. Mainstream grocery is not the only retailer expanding … Continue reading New niche beverage category expands quickly
Economic experts at Deakin University are highlighting the images of angry parents unable to buy baby formula for their children as a need to better regulate the impact of trading practices in Australia.
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.
Despite living in an age where foods are increasingly imported from overseas retailers alongside noticeable international brands, the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research show most consumers prefer Australian-grown foods.
South Australian supermarket group Foodland has made a series of senior appointments as it gears up to meet increasing competition in the state’s supermarket sector and boost its market share.