The Ferrero Group is close to acquiring Nestle’s US chocolate business an unnamed source is claiming. If the acquisition becomes reality, the Italy headquartered Ferrero will own the rights to US confectionery...

Feeding dairy cows microalgae may be the answer to adding more omega-3 to dairy products a PhD student has found. Bethan Till, who is undertaking a PhD at Harper Adams University in the UK, increased the...

A New Zealand chocolate producer has won numerous medals from two international chocolate awards. Hogarth Craft Chocolate has taken home a Gold medal from the 2017 Academy of Chocolate Awards in the Flavoured...

Unilever has sold its Spreads business to international investment firm KKR. The acquisition price totalled €6.825 billion and includes brands such as Flora, Bertolli, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter...

Allergy injections along with food desensitisation treatment could help provide relief to children who have multiple food allergies a study has found. Studying 48 US children who have multiple food allergies,...

Queensland University of Technology has launched a research project that will track Australian beef from paddock to plate in an effort to fight food fraud. The ‘BeefLedger’ project will run out of...

An arbitration between Fonterra and Danone over a 2013 recall has awarded Danone the equivalent of AUD $163.5 million in damages. As a results of the tribunal’s decision, Fonterra has downgraded its...

Fonterra farmers in New Zealand will be allowing the public to come visit their farms in a special open day initiative. On Sunday 10 December 2017, 40 different New Zealand dairy farms will be open for...

The mindful consumer will dominate 2018 says Innova Market Insights. In releasing its 2018 top 5 food trend predictions, Innova said the increasingly thoughtful and mindful consumer will continue to change...

Cutting saturated fat in children’s diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood a New Zealand study has concluded. Published online by PLOS One Journal, the study conducted by University...