Scientists, educators and marketing experts gathered this week to discuss how consumers influence and receive food-health and food-safety messages at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting...

Leading Australian retail food brand manager and franchisor Retail Food Group Limited (RFG) today announced that they will look to grow their Donut King franchise in China. RFG has reported that they have...

Food and nutrition policy consultancy EAS will release its latest publication next month – an easy-to-follow regulatory guide to help companies launch nutritional products in 10 Asian markets.Developed...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman, Mr Graeme Samuel, today launched a set of ACCC guidance materials on carbon offsets claims. The launch of new guidelines has been made to deal with...

With Australia now credited with the worst obesity epidemic in the world, a number of policy changes have been mooted. Health Minister Nicola Roxon said last week that the Federal Government considered...

The House of Representatives inquiry into obesity is underway with the Australian Food and Grocery Council highlighting the potential for manufacturers to leave Australian shores if new legislation is...

Parents are unhappy with the current food labeling system in Australia and are calling on the government to take action, according to The Parents Jury. Results from a national survey released by The Parents...

The manufacturers and marketers of alcoholic energy drinks have been warned by Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) that their product claims will be scrutinised more carefully. Minister for Consumer Affairs,...

The campaign against junk food advertising to children is gaining momentum with consumer group CHOICE releasing research indicating most parents believe junk food advertising undermines their efforts to...

With research suggesting that over 50% of Australians are accessing the internet before they make a purchase, the importance of the internet for businesses large and small cannot be understated. While...