Food poisoning outbreaks and the range of preventative measures will be the focus of a major food crisis management conference in Sydney, Primary Industries Minister Ian Macdonald said today.The ‘Issues...

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has decided to recognise retail excellence via the establishment of the Australian Retailer of the Year awards.The nominees have already been announced for this...

The ACCC Grocery Price Inquiry held it’s last planned public hearing in Melbourne yesterday, with Metcash the final company to be put under the spotlight. Metcash, Australia’s largest wholesaler,...

The official cash rate has been kept at 7.25% by the Reserve Bank of Australia. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Australia’s largest business organisation, has supported the...

Australia’s largest wholesaler, Metcash Limited, has posted an 18.4 per cent rise in net profit in the year to 30 April 2008. Fresh produce sales and their distribution business provided the impetus...

West Australian Premier, Alan Carpenter, has called for better labelling of foods that contain Genetically Modified (GM) ingredients and an immediate halt to the approval of all GM foods in Australia until...

The April estimate of retail trade has been released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics with the trend estimates unchanged from March this year. Food retail has experienced weak trend growth for the...

Giant NZ dairy firm Fonterra is just six weeks away from going live with their online trading platform – ‘GlobalDairyTrade’. The platform plans by Fonterra were announced in April this year...

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has called on Melburnians to support tomorrow’s “Plug the Pipe” Rally claiming that any threat to irrigated agriculture would result in higher food...

In response to rising production costs some brewers are shifting their business focus to target the potentially lucrative ‘luxury’ market, while many others look to the premium market to drive...