American intelligence agency J.Walter Thompson have reported that city buildings could be part of the solution to food security issues through ‘urban farming’. With 87 per cent of the Australian population...

Leading Australian supermarket group Woolworths has entered into a private label supply partnership with Switzerland-based European Marketing Distribution (EMD). EMD is an alliance between 14 members...

Aldi has announced that from second quarter 2017 it will begin on-line retail operations in China. The company plans to begin by selling wine and parts of its non-chilled grocery range, most of which will...

The family business behind one of Australia’s top selling exported wine brands, Yellow Tail, is establishing UK branch to market its wine across Europe. Casella Family Brands is a wine company based...

Domino’s has now completed its acquisition of well-known French pizza chain ‘Pizza Spirit’ for $AUD54.15 million.   “Further to the announcement on 14 October 2015, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises...

New Zealand based global dairy producer Fonterra last week opened its first wholly-owned ingredients plant in Europe. In a smart move, the plant is located in Heerenveen in The Netherlands and is next...

The French government last week voted in new laws which will make it illegal for supermarkets to throw away unwanted food. The French government last week voted in new laws which will make it illegal for...

FSA study confirms aspartame ‘safe for human consumption’ People who self-identified as ‘sensitive to aspartame’ showed no symptoms after consuming food containing the artificial...

Gut and immune function health claims guidelines for EU updated The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on its updated draft Guidance on the scientific requirements...

Australian wine export successes in 2014 Australia saw a rise of 1.9 per cent in both the volume and value of wine exports in 2014, according to the latest Wine Export Approval Report, released by the...