Navman has released its SmartGPS, which directs users to food businesses nearby Global Positioning System (GPS) company Navman has released a GPS that allows food lovers to search for food-related businesses...

More Australians shopping for fresh vegetables at farmers’ markets, ‘local’ food trend grows Taking the trend towards ‘local’ food to a new level, new national consumer research examining where...

The head of Australian packaging and recycling company Visy, Anthony Pratt, believes Australia’s manufacturing industry has a strong future. The Australian newspaper reports that Mr Pratt made the comments...

Australian food box delivery company Aussie Farmers Direct has called on Australians to support peach farmers in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley who are having to let this year’s bumper crop of clingstone...

Australian researchers are hoping to produce new wheat varieties that contain higher levels of protein and extra ‘functionality’, without requiring additional fertiliser. They say their research will...

Unilever CEO Paul Polman last week outlined the manufacturer’s strategic shift towards emerging markets to take advantage of their rapidly-growing populations. Speaking at the Cannes advertising...

Brazil has become the top-ranked developing market for retail expansion, according to consultants at A.T. Kearney.The firm said today (6 June) that Brazil jumped from fifth last year on its Global Retail...

Retailers are facing “promotional fatigue” and are looking to better target their offer to consumers through a “360-degree” understanding of their needs, according to software company...

Fonterra, the world’s number on dairy exporter, has decided to open up its globalDairyTrade auction site to allow other processors to sell dairy products on the platform.The New Zealand-based company,...

Fonterra has announced an increase in its forecast Milk Price for the 2010/11 season from $6.60 to $6.90 per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS). Fonterra Chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden said the Board’s...