Cadbury axes 50 Hobart jobs, invests $75 million into factory

Mondelez International will cut 50 jobs from its Hobart Cadbury factory. At the same time the company has announced plans to invest $75 million into upgrading the site. Over the past five years, Mondelez, which is responsible for the Cadbury brand in Australia, has invested AUD $110 million into the Tasmanian factory. It has...

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Domino’s shares have taken a plunge after the pizza giant missed its earning guidance for its 2016-17 financial year. In announcing its profit results for the most recent financial...

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Food producer wins 2017 Telstra NSW New Business Award

An emerging Sydney food company has won the 2017 Telstra NSW New Business Award. Winner of the award, Over The Moo, is a producer of dairy-free ice cream made using coconut milk....

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New Chair for Australian Food and Grocery Council

The Australian Food and Grocery Council has elected a new Chairman. Unilever Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, Clive Stiff, will take on the role, replacing a...

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Unilever acquires iconic business Weis

Unilever has acquired Queensland’s Weis ice cream business and brands. The acquisition price has not been revealed however Unilever says Weis will continue to be manufactured...

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KPMG Australia sees fit with Israeli’s AgTech & innovation culture

Whilst Australia is in the middle of an “ideas boom”, there is one country that is being turned to as a major focus for leading agriculture technology and global food innovation...

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Oprah ventures into supermarket foods with Kraft Heinz

Oprah Winfrey is making her first foray into supermarket foods with help from Kraft Heinz. Oprah’s food range will be called ‘O, That’s Good!’ and includes four refrigerated...

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Food and Beverage Awards 2017 winners

The 2017 Food and Beverage Award winners have been announced with meat producer Harvey Beef taking home the Best of the Best Award. Harvey Beef also won the Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods...

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Alcohol facilitates creative thinking finds researchers

Some people think they are creative geniuses once they have had a drink or two and researchers have now found evidence to prove them correct, at least to an extent. Published in...

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Farmers Union gets temporary rebrand

Farmers Union Iced Coffee will be rebranding, but only for a limited-time. For the first time, Lion’s Farmers Union will temporarily change its name to Fathers Union as part...

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Australian brand takes home multiple medals from world’s largest cheese comp

A small independent Australian cheese producer has taken out multiple medals at the world’s largest cheese competition. The International Cheese Awards, held in England, awarded...

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