Following his visit to Australia’s Northern Peninsular Area, Prime Minister Tony Abbott told the ABC’s AM program that:   I would very much counsel people in remote areas against expecting the...

Discounters can capitalise through online grocery shopping, Canadean Online shopping is now at the point where it is a cost-effective way for discounters to target convenience-driven shoppers, according...

Chocolate innovation takes off globally, despite sales growth slow-down The pace of growth in the global chocolate market slowed in 2014 as the industry faced challenges stemming from increased cocoa prices,...

Key trends for 2015 in food and drinks, Mintel Healthy lifestyles, “clean” ingredients, at-home gourmands, value consciousness and e-commerce speciality products are set to be key food and drink trends...

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...

Woolworths bread price war raises more concerns Just days after cutting the price of a loaf of Homebrand white bread to just 85c, Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has announced the latest products...

Woolworths launches “best value” Australian bread loaf Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has launched its latest strategy in its “ongoing commitment to help Australians save on...

Woolworths Future of Fresh report reveals the supermarket of 2034 Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has released a report which it said gives a “unique insight into the future of supermarket shopping. Woolworths...

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...

Industry growth forecast for poultry and eggs in Australia Revenue for both the egg farming and poultry meat farming industries is forecast to grow modestly over the next five years, with poultry meat...