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New KIND snack bar range launches in Australia
KIND has landed in Australia with the arrival of its tasty and wholesome snack bar range. KIND products, which have received international acclaim in the UK and US*, use premium, better-for-you ingredients that are kind to the body, without sacrificing quality or flavour. Founded by American-born social entrepreneur Daniel Lubetzky, KIND has been created from […]
FREE COVIDSafe training thanks to Restaurant & Catering Association
In collaboration with the Victorian Government, Restaurant & Catering Association (R&CA) has developed an industry specific micro-credential: COVIDSafe Practices & Plans. Equipping hospitality businesses and their staff with the knowledge and understanding on how to remain compliant in COVIDSafe Practices. The Victorian Government is funding a total of 4,000 placements and encouraging hospitality business owners […]
Local Brisbane Vodka brand, born out of COVID-lockdowns, supports local and challenges the Gin resurgence
Idle Hour Vodka is the latest brainchild born of Covid-19 lockdowns. Have spotted an opportunity in the gin-saturated market, Idle Hour accelerated its launch to capitalise on the first lock downs that swept the nation in 2020. “We could see Aussies turning to wellmade local spirits – we wanted to introduce our rye vodka and […]
The inaugural Sunshine & Sunflower Day is happening at Kalbar – March 27, 2021
When life deals you drought, grow Sunflowers and they will come. This is what a lucerne farming family in Kalbar about an hour from Brisbane in the Scenic Rim have done, and the result is a one-day celebration of sunflowers, sunshine and happiness for everyone on March 27! The inaugural Sunshine & Sunflower Day will […]
Coles shelves single-use plastic tableware
Coles Group has today committed to reducing plastic waste by no longer selling single-use plastic tableware products including cups, plates, bowls, straws and cutlery from 1 July 2021*. The move will divert 1.5 million kilograms worth of single-use plastic from landfill each year. As an alternative to single-use plastic, customers will instead be offered a […]
SAI Global appointed global Certification Body to Woolworths Supplier Excellence program in 2021
Global risk management provider SAI Global has been reappointed as a Certification Body of the Woolworths Supplier Excellence (WSE) Program for the global network of suppliers of Woolworths-branded products. The WSE program provides standards and criteria for suppliers of Woolworths-branded products to ensure that food and non-food branded products are safe, of consistent quality and responsibly sourced. […]
Freddo to disappear from packs as he continues his mission to fight for endangered friends
For the second year in a row, CADBURY Freddo is giving up his place on the iconic purple packaging to help raise awareness for Australian endangered frogs at risk of disappearing forever! This year, the team at Taronga Zoo, Sydney (Taronga) has also joined the ranks and will be partnering with Freddo alongside Zoos Victoria […]
NSW Container Deposit Scheme goes from strength-to-strength with major new milestones
Return and Earn, the NSW Container Deposit Scheme, continues to go from strength to strength achieving a new milestone of 5 billion containers returned for recycling last month, $500 million in refunds returned to the NSW community and a staggering $18.2 million raised for charities and community groups through donations and fees from hosting return […]
The world’s sweetest brand rolls in to Melbourne for the first time
Cinnabon, the market leader among cinnamon roll bakeries, is opening its first Victorian store at Westfield Southland next Wednesday March 03.The US-born brand made an explosive entrance into Brisbane in late 2019, and Melbournians have been relentless in demanding the world-famous ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls come to town ever since. The Australia Operations Manager, Lauren Ord, […]