Despite the difficult environment at both domestic and global levels, the Australian wine industry continues to expand. The challenge, according to a recently released report from the world’s leading...

The City of Perth will ban smoking in alfresco dining areas within its boundaries from July 1 next year.The Council has given in-principle support to making licensed dining areas on pavements and other...

The second trading event for Fonterra’s new internet-based sales platform, globalDairyTrade, concluded at 2am this morning (NZT).The clearing price for regular whole milk powder for shipment in October...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today invited individuals and organisations with an interest in food regulation to comment on a number of possible changes to the Australia New Zealand Food...

Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers & Fine Food Market is to be set up in the heart of Sydney’s CBD on a weekly basis from later this month. The new addition to fresh food trading in Sydney will provide...

The ACCC report into the state of competition in the grocery sector was released to mixed reactions yesterday. Federal Government “I believe that our action plan, combined with the broader reforms...

Speculation continues to mount that Japanese-based Kirin Holdings will make a play for the drinks unit of Cadbury Schweppes in Australia. The Japanese beverage giant already has significant operations...

Fosters Australia Limited has received Victoria’s biggest ever fine under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 for serious safety failings which led to the death of a worker at its Abbotsford...

The ACCC report into the state of competition in the grocery industry has been released, with a number of recommendations mooted to improve competition. It should be noted, however, that the ACCC believe...

The Rudd Government today released its preliminary action plan in response to the Report of the ACCC inquiry into ‘the competitiveness of retail prices for standard groceries’. The Report reveals...