More than $20 million in research and development funding is on offer as the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) seeks ideas and innovations to help strengthen and diversify rural...

Gene Ethics has disputed claims by the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) that they exhibited a lack of ethics when publishing the suspected sites of GM crop farming in Victoria. Gene Ethics published...

Australian frozen food manufacturer Vesco Foods has announced it will stop producing coated fish products over the course of the next three to four months. The Perth-based business currently provides frozen...

Kraft Foods Limited is conducting a voluntary food recall of the below products as a precautionary health measure. This recall is being made because some of the products have been found to contain small...

A new community kitchen, which assists in boosting the number of skilled hospitality workers while also helping disadvantaged members of the community, was opened today by Victorian Premier John Brumby.The...

Coles has announced a scheme to encourage consumers to return plastic bags to their stores to celebrate Landcare Week (1-7 September). For each plastic shopping bag returned to Coles throughout September,...

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment increased by 9.1% in August from 79.0 in July to 86.2 in August – the biggest jump in the last five years. The data showed a recovery from...

Australia’s largest food manufacturer, Goodman Fielder, has announced today that it would be recording a one-off write down of the company’s Fresh Dairy division in New Zealand. The company...

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has hit out at the decision of WA Premier Alan Carpenter to back away from plans to deregulate the state’s trading laws. The issue...

IGA took out the honour for innovation at last night’s ARA Retailer of the Year Awards, as Supercheap Auto beat a quality line-up to the top prize. The prestigious 2008 ARA Retail Awards were announced...