Woolies’ Mount Franklin decision represents distinct shift in supermarket strategy

Woolworths’ decision to decrease the amount of Coca-Cola Amatil’s Mount Franklin water it stocks signals a distinct shift in supermarket strategy away from big brands to private-label products says IBISWorld. Analysing Woolworths decision to stock less Mount Franklin options, IBISWorld Senior Industry Analyst, Nathan Cloutman,...

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Added sugar needs to be included in Health Star Rating says researchers

A leading Australian health research body is calling for added sugars to be declared on food packaging. The George Institute of Global Health is also calling for added sugars to...

Murray Goulburn sticks to milk price

Murray Goulburn (MG) dairy co-operative says it will still pay a southern milk region farmgate milk price of AUD $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids despite a reduction in its milk...


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Amazon entry overplayed says IBISWorld

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Retail Food Group to take Donut King to Scandinavia

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Could the future of food farming be in space?

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Australia’s top 5 wasted food ingredients

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Amazon, Whole Foods, and the future of supermarkets

Amazon would not have paid $13.8 billion for Whole foods without a plan. The purchase came as a surprise to most, but it should not have, they have been evolving into bricks and...

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