PEOPLE are increasingly snacking to manage their mood but the lolly jar is out as middle-class consumers with flexible eating routines drive demand for healthy snacks, new research shows. Participants...

THE Australian food and beverage sector will continue to be a focus of merger and acquisition activity as firms look to capitalise on the country’s reputation for high quality produce. The $111 billion...

TESCO in the UK is in the launch phase of a discount chain, ‘Jacks’, as a competitive response to the inroads of German discounters Aldi and Lidl, writes retail strategy analyst Allen Roberts,...

THE issue of malicious product tampering in strawberries is serious. Events such as this cause incalculable harm. Direct harm can be physical or health related, economic or reputational. Harm is wide reaching...

HERE’s our top ten list of national and international news briefs.   The Vietnamese government has passed a ruling approving a 350% rise in penalties for food safety violations.   2....

BASED on decades of research from CSIRO, the CSIRO Healthy Gut Diet includes a series of meal plans based on wholefoods with higher amounts of fibre, especially resistant starch, for improving gut health. “After...

ALDI is this month showcasing its growing organic product range via “Organics Month”. Australia owns 53 per cent of the world’s organic farmland according to AusVeg statistics recently published....

PRIVATE equity firm Anacacia Capital has sold its majority stake in Aussie chilled food manufacturer Yumi Quality Foods. Yumi, maker of gluten-free, non-dairy dips and snacks, is now 100 per cent owned...

BUILDING trust in food is a complex problem, especially for consumers constantly reading about the mishaps of companies they previously trusted, writes Gennady Volcheck, CEO and founder of Shping, a supply...

THE Australian Government has joined business leaders to support industry leadership in reducing packaging waste and improving recycling in Australia. Minister for the Environment Melissa Price today in...