THE decline of alcoholic drinks continues as new non-alcoholic beverage products dare to tread in the food pairing space, when once only wine and beer went with certain foods. At the same time there’s...

AUSTRALIANS are going to restaurants, pubs, clubs, and quick service outlets more than ever before, making the foodservice market an appealing investment to entrepreneurs. Here business broking professional Faye...

MALAYSIA will for the first time impose an excise tax of MYR 0.40 ($0.10) per litre on sweetened beverages starting April 1, 2019. This will be on beverages that contain sugar exceeding 5 grams per 100ml,...

IT’S World Vegan Month if you didn’t know and soon it seems the surging food trend won’t be satisfied with only one month, new research suggests. The Mintel research in the UK shows the share of...

GOT your head in the sand about plant-based meat and the trend towards veganism, vegetarianism, eating less meat, flexitarianism – whatever it’s being called this week? Well, here comes plant-based...

CRAWSHAW, a chain of UK butcher’s shops, has closed 35 stores and one distribution centre resulting in the loss of 350 jobs, the latest in a line of High Street retailers running aground. Administrators...

DARRELL LEA’S upward trajectory since its 2012 collapse is gathering further momentum with its recent purchase of Melbourne’s Heritage Fine Chocolates. In 2012, all the chocolate maker’s retail stores...

RECENT consumer research by the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) shows many “myths and misconceptions” persist about the way meat chickens are “housed and looked after”...

COULD genetic mapping allow allergy sufferers to enjoy peanuts without risk of anaphylaxis? That’s something scientists at the University of Western Australia hope could one day be a possibility, after...

THE Waitrose & Partners Food & Drink Report 2018-19 shows how mindfulness of our wellbeing and environment are having a huge influence on the way people in the UK shop and eat today. Released...