Unilever has committed to ensuring all its plastic packaging globally is either fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The commitment includes Unilever products sold in Australia and New Zealand. Brands...

A new health food trend may be on the horizon. One of  US Kellogg’s venture capital funds is investing big money into a company which produces food made with an ingredient dubbed by some as the next...

Would you like your doctor to follow you around the supermarket while you do the weekly grocery shop, in order to help make sure you choose the right foods for your diet? It is the latest idea in the US...

The US arm of Pepsi Co has launched a new premium bottled water brand designed to serve “as a source of inspiration, as well as a hydration”. ‘LIFEWTR’ is purified water, pH balanced with electrolytes....

Most pubs know the old trick of placing salty snacks out for patrons so they get thirsty and buy more drinks. But why is it that even when we consume high-in-calorie alcohol we often get hungry? A group...

The US arm of Mars has acquired pet-care company VCA for US $7.7 billion. VCA is a chain of veterinary hospitals which operate in the USA and Canada. There is currently 600 VCA animal hospitals. The company...

Chinese online shopping giant, Alibaba, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GS1 Australia to formalise, promote and strengthen online trade between China and Australia. GS1 Australia is...

Australia has suspended the import of raw green prawns from White Spot disease affected countries. Announced by Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, the suspension comes as criminal...

Researchers at the Imperial College London have criticised the switch from sugar beverages to artificially sweetened beverages. Their commentary article published online by PLOS Medicine Journal on 3 January...

American supermarket expert, Phil Lempert, has predicted that “2017 promises to be one of the most exciting in the history of food and retailing”. In announcing his top ten food and beverage trends...