Cadbury has announced it will be cutting 80 jobs from its Claremont chocolate factory near Hobart in Tasmania. Cadbury has announced it will be cutting 80 jobs from its Claremont chocolate factory near...

Australian wholesaler and distributor of groceries Metcash is attempting to stem recent losses in its Liquor division, entering into an agreement in late February 2015 to purchase Southern Independent...

Tasmania to encourage hemp crops despite Federal Ministerial forum’s hemp oil seed ban The Tasmanian Government has released details of a plan to introduce legislation which will encourage the growth...

Lobster too expensive for Australians’ holiday menus? The price of Tasmanian rock lobster has skyrocketed as demand for the crustaceans from China has increased. Prices have risen to about $115 per kilogram...

Bellamy’s Organics impresses on ASX debut Tasmanian-based Australian baby food company Bellamy’s Organic (Bellamy’s) has seen its share price soar on its debut listing on the Australian Stock Exchange...

Fruit and vegetables ‘out of reach’ for Tasmanians, university study The price of healthy food is unaffordable for many Tasmanian households and this is partly due to the shopping choices available...

Bellamy’s Organic public listing to fund baby food export expansion Tasmanian-owned baby food company Bellamy’s Organic (Bellamy’s) will float its business on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)...

The Australian Greens party have announced their election manifesto for an $85 million food plan, which the Greens say will help farmers bypass supermarkets and “sell direct to consumers”. The plan,...

Two prominent Australian food manufacturers have announced they are feeling the pressure from a “very competitive food industry environment” and may forced to make closures and reduce grower contracts. Simplot...

The mandatory addition of iodised salt to the majority of bread sold in Australia since 2009 has had a positive effect on the iodine status of Tasmania’s population, according to research published in...