FRESH from causing trouble in Australian supermarkets, a 100 per cent plant-based “meat” is at the centre of a ruckus caused by an in-flight burger served by Air New Zealand. Kiwi Acting Prime Minister...

NEWS Barossa wine maker Seppeltsfield Estate had made “a strategic investment” in ASX-list Australian Whisky Holdings (AWY) seemed a natural fit. Seppeltsfield is renowned for its signature wine, the...

AUTHORITIES are urging business to check the new minimum pay rates that apply from July 1, 2018. The Fair Work Ombudsman is leading the call. From this date, the national minimum wage will increase to...

CARBS get a pretty bad rap these days. But back in ancient times, Roman gladiators were carb-loading like there was no tomorrow (which, in that line of work, there usually wasn’t). Contrary to the current...

THE seafood industry wants country of origin labelling protections extended to menus in foodservice industry places like restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs and fish and chip shops. Australian this week gained...

PACKAGING company BioPak has joined with Perth cafes to launch a coffee cup composting service, with a goal to divert food scraps and food service packaging from landfills. Under the service, customers...

AUSTRALIAN consumers will from today have much greater certainty about the origins of the food they buy as the mandatory compliance period of Country of Origin food labelling begins. All businesses–including...

SPARKLING water infused with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient that causes the marijuana high, hits the shelves this week in California. Lagunitas Brewing Company is launching Hi-Fi Hops,...

NEW regulations requiring kilojoule menu labelling are working to reduce kilojoule intake, marking a consumer trend for information that’s hard to ignore – both legally and health-wise. The new regulations,...

MORE than half the dollars spent on packaged alcohol go through the Woolworths Group. Of the $15.5 billion dollar alcohol market in Australia, nearly 75 per cent is purchased in supermarkets. Woolworths...