There are signs of growth and strong opportunities for the Australian food and beverage, grocery and fresh produce manufacturing sector, despite experiencing difficult economic conditions, according to...

One in seven Australian school children are skipping breakfast, according to findings from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), prompting concern from breakfast cereal manufacturers. The CensusAtSchool...

Australian tastes are swinging away from beer and towards wine, but Australians are drinking a little less alcohol overall, according to figures released 18 September 2013 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics...

Australian retail turnover generally was relatively unchanged in June 2013, but turnover for food retail and foodservice sectors rose, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail...

A third of Australians have “unmanaged” high blood cholesterol, and one in five adults with diabetes do not know they have the condition, according to the results of a biomedical survey for chronic...

The recent trend for declining growth in retail sales continued through the June quarter, according to the latest edition of the Retail Index report from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)...

The rate of growth in retail trade in Australia decreased marginally in the first three months of 2013, and is expected to ease further as the year continues, according to a report from grocery retail...

Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on the December 2012 Consumer Price Index (CPI) shows a price fall of 5.7% for vegetables during the latest quarter. The price fall coincides...

The Japanese government has released plans to ease controls on beef imports in early February 2013. This is likely to impact Australian beef exporters adversely. Japan previously banned the importation...

The Australian government through its Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), has changed its method of calculating the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The move comes at the same time as criticism that the...