Food fraud and large scale product recalls, continue to make headlines around the world affecting food businesses of all sizes. Today, more than ever before food businesses need to be on the front foot...

The UK-based Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME) has revealed the ways in which up to half of the worldwide food supply is wasted. The IME says that poor storage and delivery methods, harsh expiration...

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,...

In an exclusive interview with Australian Food News, internationally acclaimed authority on consumer protection and food security, Associate Professor Patrick Wall, discusses the current challenges in...

  One of the world’s largest pizza chains, Domino’s, has announced strong results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2011, each ended 1 January 2012.Domestic same store sales grew 6.8 per...

Kellogg Company, the world’s leading breakfast cereal maker, has announced its strategic decision to acquire the Pringles business, currently owned by the Procter & Gamble Group. The acquisition...

Australia is facing a huge glut of potatoes. Prices for potatoes for the Australian domestic market will soon drop below  farm production costs. Greengrocers and supermarkets are acquiring potatoes at...

Potato growers across Australia are threatening to plough surplus potatoes back into the ground or leave them to rot in what is reported to be one of the biggest potato gluts in Australian history. Australian potato grower...

US-based global food company Heinz has reported a 6% decrease in net income to US$226.1m for the three months to 27 July 2011. The company’s results in emerging markets, including Asia, were stronger...

France will use talks with other G20 nations to argue for tougher rules on global food commodities trading, as surging prices pose a risk to businesses and consumers. France kicked-off two-day talks in...