Retail Food Group drops profit forecast

Retail Food Group (RFG) has lowered its forecasted profits for its 2017 financial year. RFG, which is responsible for numerous quick service food outlets in Australia, is now forecasting it will achieve a net profit after tax 15 per cent higher than what it achieved last financial year. RFG had previously forecasted a net profit...

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CSR Sugar refreshes branding

CSR Sugar has undergone a brand refresh. It has been eight years since CSR last changed its branding. The update includes a newly designed logo and refreshed packaging. The redesign...

What could Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods mean for Australia?

Over the weekend, Amazon acquired Whole Foods, a premium American supermarket chain which only sells foods without artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, sweeteners and hydrogenated...


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Online education opportunity for Australian dairy industry

The release of the new Dairy Australia and GOTAFE National Centre for Dairy Education’s Webinar Program provides Australian dairy manufacturers with a unique opportunity to be...

Excessive exercise linked to stomach problems, Monash Uni research

An academic review performed by Monash University researcher has discovered those who exercise excessively may be more likely to experience immediate or ongoing stomach issues. The...

Registrations open for FoodLegal’s Fighting for your Front of Pack symposium

Registrations are open for FoodLegal’s  ‘Fighting for your Front of Pack’ symposium to be held in Melbourne 17 August 2017. Front of Pack labelling of food products is...

Australians are willing to pay more for premium groceries, Nielsen

New Nielsen research has found one in three Australian consumers would consider paying more for premium groceries. According to Nielsen, a significant amount of shoppers are already...

Australian food manufacturing rate ramps up, AFCG report

Australia’s food industry contribution to national manufacturing has increased by 30 per cent over the past seven years according to a new Australian Food and Grocery Council...

Aldi signs up to the Tax Transparency Code

Aldi has signed up to the Australian Federal Government’s voluntary Tax Transparency Code. Aldi has long been mulling over whether to sign up to the code which sees businesses...

International trend: food companies expanding into designer merchandise

Australians might be used to receiving toys with kid’s meals, but a new food trend is emerging out of the United States; food companies expanding into high-end merchandise. As...

Cheese can be an acquired taste says researchers

Researchers have found evidence that those who do not like cheese can acquire a taste for it after continuous taste tests. Researchers at Ewha Womans University in South Korea...

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