Record prices and new players in the barley market are expected to result in an increase in barley planting in southern New South Wales according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Dr Neil...

Almost 65% of Australians felt that food safety was the same or had improved during the previous year, according to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Consumer Attitude Survey launched today. When...

International discount supermarket ALDI have implemented a national pricing policy which will ensure that grocery prices will be the same in all ALDI stores. The policy excludes fruit, vegetables and regional...

A study, commissioned by food manufacturer Continental, has found Australian families are struggling to find time for a home-cooked family meal. With average working hours and the number of double-income...

Local wine producers are starting to see international products limit their sales as Australian consumers look to try new products. With so much high-quality wine produced in Australia imports have been...

It appears that the suggestion that a small levy should be added to alcohol prices has garnered some community support. Galaxy Research conducted a survey of 1000 Australians for the Government-funded...

Farmers planning to get the best returns on a winter crop this season are advised to get their hands on the latest copy of NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) 2008 Gross Margin Budgets for Winter...

Granite Belt vegetable growers in the south of Queensland have had their crops affected by frosts. The mature crops appear to be unaffected but the immature vegetables growing in low lying areas have been...

It is expected that the citrus crop will be lower this season due to the drought. Growers in NSW and Queensland are still expected to have an average crop size due to recent rains, however the Murray Valley...

The nutritional benefits of apples have been solidified by the ‘Apple Report’, a review of all major scientific research into apples over the past decade. According to the report apples can...