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AUSTRALIA’S biggest grocer Woolworths Group flagged on Monday it was rapidly losing sales momentum after starting to charge shoppers for plastic bags, sending its shares lower. The slowdown, combined...

PREDICTIONS US supermarket giant Walmart will be the new owner of Coles are strengthened by sales figures showing the American’s comparable sales for the last quarter grew 4.5 per cent. It’s the company’s...

INTENSE sweetener made from monk fruit extract will soon almost certainly be legal to sell in Australia and New Zealand. Currently monk fruit can only be used as a food and drink flavouring. But by January...

TO many people, organic or wild caught food is the best and healthiest produce to eat. But in 2050, when Australia’s population hits 37 million, we may have to find more sustainable ways to farm our...

THE apiary industry is calling for a boost to biosecurity efforts through a code of practice to protect Australia’s hives. Developed by the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) and Plant Health...

PROVING Royal Agricultural Society shows are more these days than judging sponge cakes, the maker of an Indian and Asian food range – Turban Chopsticks – have come away with eight medals...

SHOPPERS are being warned the price of vegetables like lettuce, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower could soar next year if the Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane, does not get a decent downpour this summer. The...

WESFARMERS Ltd posted record earnings in core divisions on Wednesday, sending its shares to an all-time high as investors glimpsed the rapid growth promised by a seismic overhaul of the company’s portfolio. Although...

RICH rewards for delivering innovative products with therapeutic and digestive health benefits in demand by Asian consumers are what’s driving the cherry picking of popular and scalable agribusiness...

THE Australian egg industry is worried about its future, fearing a lack of community trust and industry transparency will leave it out of step with shifting consumer attitudes. To keep in step with community...