The French government has banned food service providers from offering free soft drink refills. The ban affects all restaurants and fast food outlets, along with schools and camps. Alongside sugary soft...

American supermarket expert, Phil Lempert, has predicted that “2017 promises to be one of the most exciting in the history of food and retailing”. In announcing his top ten food and beverage trends...

American mayonnaise brand, Hellmann’s, is expanding its presence in Australian supermarkets. Hellmann’s is now selling 400g mayonnaise squeeze bottles alongside a 400g jar option. A ‘light’ version...

Amazon has this week revealed more details about its move into the convenience sector with brick-and-mortar stores. In October 2016, Australian Food New reported that Amazon was rumoured to be establishing...

American parent company of Arnott’s, Campbell Soup Company, has reported better than expected results in an update of the three months ended the 30 October 2016. For the quarter, Campbell’s Soup Company...

US President-Elect, Donald Trump, has announced America will leave the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on day one of his presidency. As part of a video released yesterday by Trump, he described the TPP...

The Donald Trump presidential campaign has been dogged by controversy, but one Tweet by his son stirred a connection to the food industry. It was about a bowl of Skittles.   The controversy started...

Viewpoint piece by IBISWorld. IBISWorld is an Australian research company which provides market research reports. Costco Wholesale Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of the US-based chain Costco Wholesale...

United States based food company, McCormick, has posted increased sales results after acquiring Australia’s Botanical Food Company and its Gourmet Garden herb brand. For its third quarter ended 31 August...

A new sugar content certification program called ‘Sugarwise’ is gaining traction in the United States. Food products with added sugars meeting World Health Organisation guidelines will be eligible...