A number of leading food companies have announced investment in food traceability innovations and technologies. Companies involved including Fonterra which is now using QR codes to help provide confidence...

Fonterra is hoping to make waves in the sports nutrition industry by launching a new protein ingredient claimed to deliver at least 10 per cent more protein than other standard whey protein offerings. Designed...

A leadership change has been announced for New Zealand dairy giant, Fonterra. Director Michael Spaans will be stepping down effective immediately due to ill health. He has been replaced by Ian Farrely...

A new study has found that co-operatives contribute significantly to the New Zealand economy, along with providing jobs. Food co-operatives feature heavily with Fonterra earning the highest amount of revenue...

Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) say that Australian manuka honey is just as powerful at fighting bacteria as New Zealand manuka honey. The difference between Australian and New...

By Joe Lederman, FoodLegal Managing Principal On 25 November 2016, the Australia New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation (the Ministerial Forum) held its final meeting for 2016. The Ministerial...

The A2 Milk Company this week announced it has already brought in AUD $148 million of revenue for the first four months of its 2017 financial year. This is an increase of 96 per cent on the first four...

New Zealand brand, Mother Earth, has launched a range of traditional muesli bars into Australian Woolworths supermarkets. Available from 31 October 2016, the range comes in three flavour varieties –...

New Zealand’s Restaurant Brands has acquired Pacific Island Restaurants, the sole Taco Bell and Pizza Hut franchise in Hawaii. The acquisition occurred for USD $105 million. The Pacific Islands Restaurants...

The New Zealand Heart Foundation is following in the steps of its Australian counterparts, deciding to retire the Healthy Heart tick in New Zealand too. The Healthy Heart Tick, which aimed to help consumers...