Turnover and exports up, but job shedding continues: AFGC State of the Industry 2014 report The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) sixth annual industry snapshot State of the Industry 2014...

Big leap in profits reported by leading Australian pie-maker Patties Foods, the maker of Australia’s best known pie, Four’N Twenty, has announced a Net Profit After Tax (NPAT) of $16.7 million for...

Grocery retail growth strong but slowing The 14th AFGC CHEP Retail Index released today has shown year-on-year growth in retail sales has remained strong despite easing moderately in the June 2014 quarter. The...

ACCC has launched an updated advertising and selling guide The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has revised its ‘Advertising and selling guide’ to help educate businesses about their...

Australian supermarket group Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) announced Net Profit After Tax of $2.26 billion — up 24.4 per cent on the previous year, or an increase of 8 per cent from continuing...

New Zealand based dairy giant Fonterra has announced it will acquire the assets of Tasmanian yoghurt business, Tamar Valley Dairy. Under the agreement, Fonterra will acquire the processing equipment, related...

The founder of Australian cereal manufacturer Carman’s Fine Foods, Carolyn Cresswell, is urging Australian women in the food industry to enter the 2013 Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Ms Creswell,...

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,...

Fair Work inspectors will this week conduct face-to-face visits to about 80 fast food outlets located in various Brisbane food courts, as well as food businesses on the Gold Coast, Rockhampton, Cairns,...