IT’S peak strawberry season at the moment, with the fruit being sold for as low as $1 a punnet in some supermarkets. Although this is great for consumers, it has been terrible for farmers. Queensland...

THE a2 Milk Company continues its onward march into China, the fastest growing segment of its market, as it posts a 116 per cent surge in full year 2018 profit to $NZ195.7 million. The New Zealand-based...

THE war on waste trend is now a commercial imperative for many businesses, offering market advantage to those able signal themselves as progressives. This is no more evident than in the war’s battle...

SAINSBURY’S in the UK is trialling new scan, pay and go technology that will enable customers in one of its London convenience stores to pay for products in-store using their smartphone. The new technology...

AUSTRALIA’s recent population growth has been the key driver of a near doubling of domestic food consumption over the past 20 years, according to new ABARES research. ABARES executive director, Dr Steve...

AUSTRALIA is the among the world’s largest and most efficient producers of commercial livestock. But with the New South Wales drought rattling the livelihood of farmers, the cost of feeding cattle is...

AS pet ownership increases across the world, our furry (as well as feathered and scaly) friends have become firmly established members of the family. Wanting the best for our pets, we often offer special...

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Peter McRae is an importing and exporting industry specialist working with Platinum Freight Management. He’s written this opinion piece for Australian Food News in response to recent listeria threats...

PepsiCo is purchasing sparkling water maker SodaStream for $US3.2 billion, or $144 per share, as the beverage giant minimises its dependence on sugary drinks. PepsiCo was reportedly the only bidder for...

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...