Australian Treasurer,Wayne Swan has disappointed food growers, producers and retailers with little new being offered them in the latest Federal budget, which was released by Mr Swan on 14 May 2013. Some...

Roy Morgan Research last night revealed the winners of its 2nd annual Customer Satisfaction Awards at a gala dinner in Melbourne, announcing ALDI as the “supermarket of the year” for the second year...

A new Agreement reached yesterday between food manufacturers, retailers and the Federal Government to reduce the levels of sodium in savoury crackers by set targets, has been welcomed by the Australian...

Stage One of Kraft Foods Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence at Ringwood, Melbourne was opened on Friday last week, set to bolster export opportunities to Asian markets. The Australian Food and Grocery Council...

Retail spending growth will remain steady heading into 2013, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and global packaging company CHEP’s latest Retail Index released yesterday. The...

Companies have been invited to make submissions on a ‘Draft National Code of Practice for Chemicals of Security Concern’ published by the Attorney-General’s Department. As part of the Australian...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is calling on the Australian government and the food industry to enforce mandatory nutrition targets to make processed foods healthier. Apart from requesting...

Australian food researchers have been called upon to make last-minute applications for funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) through the Industrial Transformation Research schemes. Those involved...

The Australian Government today released its National Food Plan green paper.  The aim is to develop Australia’s first national food plan to integrate all aspects of Government food policy and communication...

A global survey of food industry executives has found that merger and acquisition activity is expected to increase in the industry over the next 12 months. The “Global Food Survey 2012-2013: Market...