Leading biscuit brand Arnott’s has paid the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) $51,000 in penalties after five infringement notices were issued against the company in relation to a...

UK chip brand, Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd, has acquired Yarra Valley Snack Foods. Yarra Valley Snack Foods, producer of the Thomas Chipman Organic Chips range, is based in Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria. Yarra...

The leading Australian consumer advocacy group, Choice, has found further examples of food companies continuing to downsize packaging without lowering prices. In a recent blog post, Choice said that Smith’s...

McCain has launched a limited edition range of flavoured frozen potato wedges. The new wedges come in ‘Chorizo and Caramelised Onion’ and ‘Samosa’ flavours. The Samosa wedges consist of the potato...

Potato chips remain Australia’s favourite snack food When it comes to the nation’s most popular snacks, it seems Australians’ tastes tend more towards savoury than sweet. Potato chips are a favourite...

Fairfax Media claims supermarket growth focus on ‘Junk’ food and cigarettes – confidential data leaked Fairfax Media’s  Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age over the weekend have published...

At-home get-togethers boost savoury snack consumption in the UK, Canadean Consumers’ desire for indulgence is the leading consumption motivator in the UK savory snacks market, driving over US$1.1 billion...

Tyrrells Crisps launches in Australia UK-based potato crisps brand has launched in Australia. Australian Food News reported in June 2014 that the potato crisp maker had signed a deal with Australian supermarket...

France has introduced a new “homemade” label for chefs cooking meals from scratch, because microwaved or pre-packaged dishes had become more common. France introduces ‘home made’ label for restaurants A...

Soft drinks, burgers and chips are the diet of Australia's youth, according to ABS findings Teenagers and young adults consume more soft drinks, burgers and chips than any other age group according...