Quickly growing into a “sizable force” in the UK, the discount grocery market is a “fertile opportunity” for discounters to adapt to shopper needs, according to findings from global market research...

Convenience stores globally are likely to move more towards stocking more ‘fresh food’, according to Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert. In Australia, independent grocery and convenience store supplier...

Despite an increase in food prices worldwide, fresh foods remain an important part of the weekly shop globally, according to research published earlier this month by global market researcher Nielsen. The...

A new US report by “Supermarket Guru” Phil Lempert has found that “taste” is rapidly becoming a driver for purchasing fresh food in the United States. While “health” is still considered the...

An innovative research centre to better manage fresh produce safety issues in Australia and New Zealand has just been launched. Run by the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Agriculture and Environment...

McDonald’s Australia has launched a new ingredient-tracking smart phone app to squash negative rumours about its processing procedures. The new TrackMyMacca’s app launched last Wednesday, January 16...

Australian shoppers should prepare for increased produce prices in stores following extreme temperatures experienced over the past 2 weeks. Fresh Food Economist Franco Lagudi expects that demand for quality...

The Australian government is investing $40.9 million over ten years expanding its “stores licensing scheme” to improve access to healthy food in the Northern Territory. Stores licensing, as part of...

Australian’s this week saw the launch of a new online market place called the SOC exchange Food and Wine Marketplace. This ‘online shopping centre’, launched by experienced fresh food supplier...

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...