* Food and soft drink profits up 56.4% * Full-year group profits up 76.8% * Upped full-year profit forecast Kirin Holdings’ food and soft drinks division has booked an increase in full-year operating...

Peter Kean, currently Managing Director of Lion Nathan National Foods’ New Zealand and Global Wine businesses, has been appointed Managing Director of food and beverage company National Foods, from 1...

Kirin Holdings Company Limited has knocked almost $500 million off the value of dairy heavyweight National Foods, with changes to the carrying value of brands and goodwill on its balance sheet for the...

Kirin Holdings has cut its sales and profits forecast for the first half of 2010. Kirin expects net sales to be JPY43bn (US$492m) for the six months to the end of June, 14% lower than previously predicted,...

The High Court of Australia has ordered Lion Nathan National Foods to scrap the word ‘Barefoot’ on its Barefoot Radler beer range, after losing a trademark case against US wine giant E. &...

The wine industry’s national environmental assurance program has signed up more than 100 members in its first 100 days. Launched on December 7 last year, EntWine Australia has received the strongest...

The head of National Foods has admitted the Australian dairy group is still “some distance” off generating “acceptable” returns as the company integrates local firm Dairy Farmers. National...

The National Marketing Director of brewer Lion Nathan, Margaret Zabel, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities after six years in the position. Zabel’s role will be assumed by NSW Regional...

Geoff Ricketts, current Chairman of Lion Nathan, has welcomed the public recognition bestowed on Sir Douglas Myers in this year’s New Year Honours, with the former Chairman of the brewer made a Knight...

Woolworths, Wesfarmers and Lion Nathan have been among the big winners when it comes to brand value gains over the past year, with Woolworths claiming top spot as Australia’s most valuable brand...