Two prominent Australian food manufacturers have announced they are feeling the pressure from a “very competitive food industry environment” and may forced to make closures and reduce grower contracts. Simplot...

The mandatory addition of iodised salt to the majority of bread sold in Australia since 2009 has had a positive effect on the iodine status of Tasmania’s population, according to research published in...

Creditors have decided to allow Northern Tasmanian dairy company Tamar Valley Dairy (Tamar) to continue trading, despite the Company reportedly owing up to $9 million. Sydney-based accountants Lawler Partners...

Tasmania’s dairy industry marked a significant milestone last Friday, with the official opening of a new dairy processing facility, built on a former forestry site in Smithton in the State’s North-west. The...

Australian cheesemaker King Island Dairy has launched its first new cheese products in seven years. The Tasmanian-based dairy company has announced the release of a soft-centred white mould, double cream...

The government of the Australian Capital Territory has released the results of a recent survey it commissioned about its retail ban on lightweight plastic bags. According to the government, the survey...

Australian Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Joe Ludwig, has said he had received confidential advice about the “significant risk” of banning a fishing super-trawler, prior to the Australian...

Australian Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has announced that Australia’s largest fish farm, in Macquarie Tasmania, has the government’s go-ahead. The planned $150 – $200 Million dollar...

An announcement that Premium Fresh – one of Tasmania’s largest vegetable growing operations – has entered into voluntary administration has sent shockwaves through the Australian horticultural...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has reacted to a vote by the Tasmanian Parliament to approve an amended Greens motion supporting the establishment of a nationwide container deposit scheme. The...