Diets high in animal protein may prevent functional decline in the elderly A diet high in protein, particularly animal protein, may help elderly male individuals function at higher levels physically, psychologically...

How might Lion's next moves affect the Australian dairy industry Food and beverage company Lion has announced that it does not currently intend to sell its shareholding in Victorian dairy company Warrnambool...

Beam has been acquired by Suntory Holdings Japanese beverage company Suntory Holdings is set to acquire all outstanding shares of premium alcoholic spirits company Beam Inc for US$83.50 per share in cash...

Japan-based brewing company Kirin has launched a range of premium alcoholic ciders exclusively in Australia, distributed by food and beverage company Lion. Developed in association with Kirin Japan’s...

Australian pizza restaurant company Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DPE) has announced it has entered into an agreement with asset management firm Bain Capital to acquire a 75 per cent equity interest in...

Australian food businesses can take advantage a new service to assist them to develop export business for agricultural products directly to Asia. VECCI Global believes global demand for Australian food...

Several prominent Australian business leaders and food industry players met last week in Melbourne at a Global Food Forum to discuss the potential for expansion of Australian agriculture and food production...

According to the ‘Australian Food Statistics 2011-12’ report released recently by the Australia Government, Australia’s dairy exports were worth $2,311 million in 2011-12. Japan has been by far Australia’s...

The Japanese government has released plans to ease controls on beef imports in early February 2013. This is likely to impact Australian beef exporters adversely. Japan previously banned the importation...

A partnership in using “peak shift vending machines” has been announced in Japan by Coca-Cola Co Japan and Fuji Electric. The new machines will reduce daytime power consumption by 95 per cent by shifting...