The Federal Government under the leadership of Malcolm Turnbull today released an AUD$1.1 billion to be allocated towards innovation-based research and development over the next four years.   Announcing...

Retailers and chocoholics are looking forward to the results of a technological breakthrough that could see the development of heat-resistant chocolate. Global chocolate company Cadbury has filed a patent...

Deputy Premier and State Development and Infrastructure and Planning Minister Jeff Seeney is considering a ministerial call-in of the approved Costco Warehouse at North Lakes, near Brisbane. “Moreton...

Margaret River residents have been joined by the Heart Foundation in Western Australia to oppose the development of a Woolworths centre food court to house fast food chains. Woolworths has denied its proposal...

Wesfarmers will potentially spin off around 25 of its Coles Supermarket properties by the end of 2012, valued at around $700 Million. It has been reported that Wesfarmers has enlisted investment banks...

Quick Service Restaurant Holdings Pty Limited (QSRH), which operates the Red Rooster chain of restaurants in Australia, has entered into a two-year agreement to develop healthier food ingredients with...

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...

A healthy lupin snack and a sweet and salty ice cream have clinched the 2010 WA Department of Agriculture and Food Student Food and Beverage Product Development Awards.Western Australian Agriculture and...

Russia has slumped to tenth place in a ranking of attractive countries for global retail investors, according to a report by US consultancy firm A.T. Kearney.The country has dropped eight spots in terms...

The City of Sydney is hoping new measures will help stimulate activity and interest in CBD laneways and forgotten spaces.A report to Council’s Cultural Community Services Committee on Monday 28 July...