Despite an increase in food prices worldwide, fresh foods remain an important part of the weekly shop globally, according to research published earlier this month by global market researcher Nielsen. The...

McDonald’s has replaced its US Chief in a move that reflects bigger shifts in the global fast food business. Last week McDonald’s announced that Jan Fields, who has spent 35 of her 57 years at McDonald’s,...

Goodman Fielder, one of Australia’s largest and most diverse food manufacturers with well known brand names such as Helga’s, White Wings, Praise, Crisco, Meadow Lea and Meadow Fresh in its stable of...

McDonald’s newly appointed global chief executive Don Thompson includes ‘fragile consumer confidence’ in Australia as one of the factors that slowed growth in the Asia Pacific region for the company....

A new report just released by Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, claims that Australians generally support requirements for fast food restaurants to display nutritional information.  The...

Consumer concerns surrounding health issues such as obesity are giving the confectionery markets a challenging time in the EU, where sales of sugar and gum confectionery have remained stagnant over the...

Campbell Soup Company, the owner of Arnott’s, has announced the appointment of Chris Delaney to the role of President, Asia-Pacific. Mr Delaney will assume the role vacated by Mark Alexander who...

Diageo, the world’s largest multinational alcohol group, has announced that Gilbert Ghostine has been appointed President of Diageo’s Asia-Pacific region. He will report to Ivan Menezes, Chairman...

Heinz, after posting record sales in Fiscal 2009 are now on their way to expand their Golden Circle brand in Asia-Pacific. At last week’s 2009 Investor and Analyst Meeting, William Johnson, Chief...