Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative. ‘Australia...

Dutch convenience retailer SPAR and global logistics group DHL will partner with the Bangchak Retail Company to open 300 new convenience stores in Thailand by 2020. The partnership will see DHL support...

Canned tuna food safety scare linked to Thai factory It has been reported that a tuna cannery in Thailand is being investigated by Australian Government authorities after seven people who ate canned tuna...

The AFGC has released reports on market opportunities in Asia for food and beverage manufacturers The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) in partnership with Austrade has published a series of reports...

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...

An Anti-dumping review by the Australian government is investigating certain Thai imports. In particular, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is investigating alleged dumping of pineapple...

Australian-based multinational packaging company Amcor is waiting for the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) to give its approval for its AU$238 million takeover of the privately owned...

The Directors of Australia’s only ASX-listed sugar miller, MSF Sugar (formerly Maryborough Sugar Factory Limited), have accepted a A$4.45 per share takeover offer by Thai sugar company Mitr Phol. In...

Tesco Lotus has opened Asia’s the first of its “zero-carbon” supermarket Asia, as part of its commitment to be a zero carbon business by 2050. Tesco Lotus is a major supermarket chain in Thailand, Cambodia and China....

Australia is facing a huge glut of potatoes. Prices for potatoes for the Australian domestic market will soon drop below  farm production costs. Greengrocers and supermarkets are acquiring potatoes at...