The ‘new retail’: Australian trends in online and offline purchases

The retail landscape is changing, according to Nielsen The number of consumers who shopped online in Australia in 2013 was higher than the number of those who did online banking, with market research organisation Nielsen finding that nine in ten (89 per cent) of consumers purchased a product online last year. Consumers who purchased liquor online were likely to spend twice as much as those who purchased... Read more »


‘Free-from’ foods move into the mainstream globally

Big brands are launching "free-from" ranges globally The ‘free-from’ foods market is booming in many parts of the world, widening into new categories and increasingly moving into the mainstream with introductions from major food manufacturers and brands, according to market research organisation... Read more »

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Gourmet Garden launches new ‘lightly dried’ herb range

Gourmet Garden's new Lightly Dried Herbs Australian herb company Gourmet Garden has launched a new Lightly Dried Herb range, made with Australian organically grow herbs that have been washed, roughly chopped and lightly dried. According to the Company said the light drying is just enough so that... Read more »

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Australian muesli maker first to roll out Health Star Rating system

Monster Muesli's Berry Muesli, with Health Start Rating labelling Family-owned Australian muesli manufacturer Monster Health Food Co (Monster) is the... Read more »

New ACCC guidance on country of origin labelling

ACCC has launched guidelines for country of origin labelling The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published new guidance to assist... Read more »

Woolworths breached ACCC fuel dockets deal, Federal Court finds

Woolworths breached ACCC undertakings, Federal Court finds The Federal Court of Australia has today found supermarket giant Woolworths breached an undertaking... Read more »

Coca-Cola Amatil announces expected drop in earnings

CCA has announced it expects its earnings will decline Food and beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has announced it expects its group earnings before... Read more »


Pepsico enters research agreement with taste technology company to find new salt flavour modifiers

PepsiCo has teamed up with food technology company to develop salt reduced substances that still taste salty Global beverage giant PepsiCo has entered... Read more »

Beer marinade could reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats

Beer marinade may reduce harmful effects of grilled meat The very same beer that many people enjoy at backyard barbeques could, when used as a marinade,... Read more »

Organic claims declining on US restaurant menus

Organic claims are appearing less on American restaurant menus Restaurants in the US have shifted their business practices to introduce a greater number... Read more »

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Simplot launches new Birds Eye brand ‘steamfresh’ vegetables and cheese sauce

Simplot launches new Birds Eye brand ‘steamfresh’ vegetables and cheese sauce Food... Read more »

Grinders Coffee launches new look packaging for its grocery coffee line

Grinders Coffee's new retail packaging Grinders Coffee, which claims to be the... Read more »

Pitango launches home-style Free Range Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Pitango's new Free Range Chicken and Vegetable soup New Zealand-based gourmet... Read more »

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