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...

United States research firm Packaged Facts have released a list of 10 food trends to watch in 2018. Packaged Fact’s top 10 food trend predictions for 2018 are as follows:   Hawaiian food – Packaged...

A pair of US professors in food science and nutrition have warned consumers may not realise the possible harm in demanding ‘clean label’ foods. In recent years, “clean labelling” has established...

Police have seized 14, 000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine that was for sale in China. The seize occurred after Penfolds parent company, Treasury Estate Wines, noticed that retailers were selling wine said...

American grocer Whole Foods has revealed its annual list of food and beverage trends for 2018. In June 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods. Whole Foods tapped into its global buyers and experts to determine...

A new free trade agreement between Peru and Australia is set to benefit Australia’s wine and sugar exporters.  Benefits to wine industry   The Winemakers Federation of Australia have welcomed the agreement...

A study has found 26 per cent of US grocery shoppers are purchasing items from the frozen foods aisle more frequently than they were in 2016. The increase is led by Millennials and families with kids says...