SUPERMARKET shoppers will win on price and may lose on choice as Coles moves to increase its private label penetration to 40 per cent, a plan that threatens to undermine local manufacturers, experts say. Coles...

TODAY marks the start of Australia’s inaugural Whole Grain Week, run by the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council which no doubt hopes this fibre-rich event becomes regular. The idea is to spread the...

A LINE of food industry players is forming a queue at Crag Carrick’s door, inventor of Australia’s latest fast-food innovation – the Donug. The cross between a doughnut and a chicken nugget is...

US grocery giant Walmart is opening its own dairy processing plant supplying milk to 500 stores, and perhaps modelling a next-step pathway for Australian supermarkets. Walmart will take milk at the Indiana...

Brick and mortar supermarkets are developing new strategies to woo shoppers to engage in the physical experience of shopping in person. At the same time, shopping is a learning opportunity for giving children...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken action to reiterate the importance of transparency between businesses and consumers by requiring adequate disclosure. The ACCC action...

Australia’s wine producers stand to make significant inroads into the Chinese market from a deal with Alibaba. Wine Australia and Chinese multinational e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba have signed a Memorandum...

ExpressPods has released its new Baileys Premium Coffee Pod in Australia and New Zealand, across a variety of retail stores including Coles and Woolworths, and online at www.expresspods.com.au.  The coffee...

One of Australia’s leading café and pizza franchising groups, Retail Food Group es expecting further poor results. The group expects FY18 underlying NPAT (Net Profit After Tax) to be approximately $34.5...

Bunches of broccoli deemed too imperfect looking to be stocked on shop shelves have been ground up and turned into a powder by science agency CSIRO and agriculture group Hort Innovation. Every two tablespoons...