The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

Australian food manufacturers are struggling to pass on the costs of the carbon tax to customers according to new data just released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the foremost representative...

The upcoming “lunch!” is Australia’s first dedicated trade exhibition for the multi- billion dollar food-to-go market. Based on an award- winning UK exhibition, the concept is being launched in Sydney...

A survey just released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals that Australian businesses are receiving record numbers of online orders. Currently, however, the majority of online sales orders...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has again called upon the Australian Government to take action to help Australian food manufacturers cope with “immense pressures” on their business. The...

The Australian Capital Territory today introduced a Bill into the Legislative Assembly that will allow the names of food businesses in the Territory convicted of an offence against the Food Act to be placed...

Recently listed Australian fast food operator Collins Foods has announced a 1.2% drop in sales revenue for the first half of the 2011/12 financial year, up to 16 October 2011. Collins Foods, which was...

Australia’s largest ASX-listed dairy company Bega Cheese has announced plans to complete a merger with Victorian-based dairy co-operative Tatura Milk Industries by the end of 2011. Bega Cheese acquired...

One in three Chief Executives in the Australian food and beverage industry, surveyed by accountancy organisation Grant Thornton has identified product innovation as the main driver of improvements in profitability. Grant...

Retailers in NSW are calling on the NSW Government to implement new measures to help reduce business costs and support jobs during the economic downturn. At the Jobs Summit in Sydney yesterday retailers...