INVESTMENT in the cannabis market by food and beverage producers is increasing as laws enable recreational use of the drug.  According to GlobalData, cannabis infused beverages are poised to become more...

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced that it has been bought by Saputo for A$1.3 billion. Murray Goulburn, formed in 1950 and home to ten processing plants in Tasmania, New South...

A leading international health nutrition academic has dismissed any unsubstantiated claim that genetically modified wheat is a cause of obesity or illness. In a preview to his upcoming keynote speech to...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the sale of a type of genetically modified (GM) salmon within America.   ‘AquAdvantage’ GM salmon was developed by an US company called AquaBounty...

McCain Foods Australia/New Zealand will spend up to $10 million dollars over the next two years upgrading onsite storage facilities and building a new packing line at the Smithton plant in Circular Head,...

Coffee culture is resurgent in China. Coffee culture is resurgent in China. A New Zealand-based café franchise group Esquires has signed a deal with a Shenzhen-based property company to open 30 additional...

Australian wine export successes in 2014 Australia saw a rise of 1.9 per cent in both the volume and value of wine exports in 2014, according to the latest Wine Export Approval Report, released by the...

A daily serving of lentils may lower "bad" cholesterol Eating one serve a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils may significantly reduce “bad” cholesterol, and therefore the risk of...

The Board of Victorian-based dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory (WCB) has unanimously recommended that its shareholders accept a takeover bid from Canadian dairy company Saputo. The offer...

The American Meat Institute (AMI) has said it will appeal a decision by a US District Court not to block the implementation of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) May 2013 final rule on Country...