SHOPPERS are being warned the price of vegetables like lettuce, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower could soar next year if the Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane, does not get a decent downpour this summer. The...

WESFARMERS Ltd posted record earnings in core divisions on Wednesday, sending its shares to an all-time high as investors glimpsed the rapid growth promised by a seismic overhaul of the company’s portfolio. Although...

RICH rewards for delivering innovative products with therapeutic and digestive health benefits in demand by Asian consumers are what’s driving the cherry picking of popular and scalable agribusiness...

THE Australian egg industry is worried about its future, fearing a lack of community trust and industry transparency will leave it out of step with shifting consumer attitudes. To keep in step with community...

AFTER years of fevered warnings about the Uberisation of general practice, it seems that it has finally arrived on Australian shores. Dr Sudeer Mahadeo, a GP from Ipswich outside Brisbane, has launched...

SO what if Coles extended the free handout of its “better”, thicker plastic bags to better serve the rollout of even more plastic, albeit non-recyclable, in the form of its mini toy promotion. Sure...

IN the PR world Friday is reserved for “taking out the trash”, sneaking out the bad news so no-one notices. That’s why meat lovers were left picking their teeth over why Meat and Livestock Australia...

KFC has a new Colonel Sanders with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander (George Costanza) acting in the role for the fried chicken chain’s latest oddball campaign in the US. Alexander, as the Colonel, is cast...

SEE how the Internet of Things (IoT) is powering a major digital transformation in supply chain management that’s set to touch every part of the chain from floor to store and beyond – from farm...

CAFÉ’S, restaurants and takeaway food outlets breaching minimum wage and penalty-rate compliance remain firmly in the sights of authorities, and recent law changes mean franchisors can now be held liable...