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Fonterra shuts its Warrnambool factory
Fonterra has made the decision to close its Dennington site in South West Victoria, with the site to cease operations by the end of November 2019. The sudden decision of Fonterra to shut its Dennington dairy processing plant ( near Warrnambool in south-western Victoria  ) is another unwanted blow for regional Australia.  The Dennington factory, […]
The Spoon lists the Food Tech Top 25 companies of 2019
On May 20 2019, the online publication The Spoon released its 2019 ‘ Food Tech 25 ‘ list of the top Twenty Five companies that are expected to have the biggest impact on the global food future. These are the Food Tech 25, according to The Spoon: Amazon Apeel Impossible Foods Mccormick’s Tracetrust Goodr Domino’s […]
Australian Disruptor Goes Into On-Farm Meat Processing
A meat disruptor, Provenir Pty Ltd is bringing butchering back to the farm and providing an Uber-like service for meat delivery. The company provides an alternative solution for some beef farmers. The company has developed a mobile slaughtering unit for usage on farms, the meat is brought back to a hub butchery for further processing. The […]
Mitani Announces Additional $1.22 Million Investment To Further Expand Manufacturing Facility
Mitani Group will further expand its food manufacturing facility with an additional $1.22 million investment, as the company grows into new areas of production and packaging. It follows completion of a first-stage $2.25 million expansion and brings the amount invested by the company in its Salisbury facility to $3.47 million over two years. Mitani recently […]
Report finds ALDI’s operations contributed $3.2 billion to Australia’s GDP
ALDI Australia has released a new report – ‘Making a Good Difference: how ALDI contributes to the Australian Economy.’  Prepared in partnership with PwC, the report measures the impact of its entry into Australia and the contribution it has made to the state and national economy over the past 18 years. The report found that in […]
Almond Producer in Line for Great Crop Return
One of Australia’s leading horticulture groups Select Harvests LTD’s latest crop update (as of end April 2019) signalled a strong growth boost for its almond business. The almond crop harvest has been completed. Ideal growing and dry harvesting conditions, new technology and improved horticultural practices have resulted in a relatively high-quality crop, with a lower […]
Woolies’ 4.2% Sales Growth in Groceries in Third Quarter 2019
Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has lifted third-quarter grocery sales by 4.2 per cent, reaping the benefits of lower deflation and more favourable weather conditions. Comparable grocery sales for the 13 weeks to March 31 rose 4.2 per cent to $10.0 billion after adjusting for the timing of Easter, and total group sales from continuing operations […]
Australian Organic Launches First Of Its 2019 Cookbooks Celebrating The Best In Aussie Organic Produce
It can be tough trying to find inspirational new meals which are both delicious and healthy. However, the new Australian Organic Recipe Book certainly fits the bill. As the first of Australian Organic’s cookbooks for 2019, the collection of delicious dishes, featuring certified organic ingredients, was created by some of Australia’s best-loved chefs and healthy […]
McCain Launches Beer Battered Chips and Wedges Range
McCain Australia has launched eight new additions to its iconic chips range in April 2019. Australians love potato chips and wedges, but the majority of  consumption is outside of the home, at restaurants and pubs. McCain is incorporating craft beer brand into the batter for chips and wedges to tap into consumers’ growing interest in […]