Harvey Norman’s dairy venture Coomboona Holdings has going into receivership. In 2015, retailer Harvey Norman invested AUD $34 million for a 49.9 per cent share in Coomboona Holdings, a Victorian-based...

The CSIRO and Wine Australia have signed a $37 million co-investment agreement that will fund research into different aspects of wine production. The five-year-long agreement will run from 2017-2022 and...

Pet food producer, Ridley, has sold its 25 per cent share in an Inverell manufacturing facility. It is expected the sale will generate approximately AUD $3 million for Ridley. The decision to sell comes...

Cherry production and cherry exports are booming in Australia and especially in Tasmania. In 2006-7 production in Tasmania was 2000 tonnes of which 300 tonnes were exported; in the 2015-6 season Tasmanian...

Regular readers of Australian Food News are well aware of Woolworths’ recent travails. From its failed venture into hardware through Masters to other failed management strategies, Woolworths over the...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is asking the Federal Government to increase investment tax breaks for Australian food manufacturers despite international trade, employment and productivity...

Australia has lost its number one ranking on Grant Thornton’s Global Dynamism Index with global leaders less interested in investing within the country.   Tax and specialist advisory firm Grant...

The recent disappointing financial results of Woolworths might not appear encouraging, but that is not the view of some expert analysts.   There are numerous factors that may well fall into place....

McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand will spend up to $10 million dollars over the next two years upgrading onsite storage facilities and building a new packing line at the Smithton plant in Circular Head,...

Goodman Fielder CEO departs as sale to Asian giants settles It was announced today that Scott Weitemeyer will be appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Goodman Fielder, replacing Chris...