Australian wine exports increased by 15 per cent to $2.56 billion in the 12 months ended December 2017 a new Wine Australia report says. The 15 per cent increase in the value of exports is the highest...

Amazon has been experimenting since December 2016 with a concept store ‘Amazon Go” in Seattle. It has been a ‘Beta’ store, open only to Amazon employees, as they set about solving...

Coca-Cola is “fundamentally reshaping” its approach to packaging globally with plans to collect and recycle the equivalent of 100 per cent of its packaging by 2030. The recycling goal is the centrepiece...

Nestle has confirmed it has sold its US confectionery business to Ferrero for US $2.8 billion (AUD $3.5 billion). The acquisition sees Italy-based Ferrero acquire a number of US confectionery brands including...

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...