Australia’s new mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct comes into effect The new Australian Franchising Code of Conduct has come into effect, as of 1 January 2015. From 1 January 2015, the previous...

‘Natural’ soda syrup launched in Australia for food service Australian beverage company Soda Press Co has launched a range of soda flavour syrups in Australia, which it says are “made from natural...

New UK food allergen labelling rules for UK restaurants New EU food labelling laws have been introduced in the UK, requiring restaurants and takeaway outlets to tell customers if any of the main 14 food...

ACCC cracks down on another egg supplier for free range claims The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Derodi Pty Ltd (Derodi)...

FDA finalises menu and vending machine calorie labeling rules The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in...

Pizza Hut and Doritos launch crunchy stuffed crust pizza Pizza fast food restaurant Pizza Hut has partnered with corn chip brand Doritos to launch a new crunchy stuffed crust pizza in Australia. The Doritos...

Sizzler still challenging for Collins Foods, despite strong half year operating profit growth Australian quick service restaurant operator Collins Foods Limited, which operates KFC and Sizzler restaurants,...

Gluten-free demand drives Maggi Gravy Mix expansion As demand for gluten-free products continues to soar, Nestlé’s foodservice business, Nestlé Professional has launched a new addition in its rapidly...

Pie Face collapses into voluntary administration Australian food franchise Pie Face has collapsed into voluntary administration. In a media statement, the Pie Face Group confirmed Jirsch Sutherland has...

Gelatissimo launches ‘low sugar’ range and Eat In Desserts range Gelato brand Gelatissimo has announced that a core range of its flavours will be available in ‘low-sugar’ options this summer. The...