Carrots were the most commonly purchased vegetable in August 2013, with 94 per cent of consumers buying the vegetable last month, according to the results of a new survey of over 800 consumers conducted...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the focus on growth, trade and regulatory reform in the new Abbott Ministry, which will be sworn in today. The AFGC said the food and grocery...

New Zealand-based premium vanilla grower and producer, Heilala Vanilla, has launched a new vanilla powder. The Company says the powder is “made from 100 per cent pure vanilla beans” and “is free...

The scientist who turned fresh-cut apple slices into a popular convenience food has turned his attention to developing coatings for food that are invisible, edible, colourless, odorless and tasteless. Attila...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has secured funding for a project that will offer information and advice on energy efficiency to small to medium businesses (SMEs) in the food, beverage and...

CHEP Australia and ALDI Australia have launched a new generation reusable plastic crate that will see fresh produce packed delivered directly to shop floors. Launched on 23 August 2013, the new crate will...

Australian retail turnover generally was relatively unchanged in June 2013, but turnover for food retail and foodservice sectors rose, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail...

The recent trend for declining growth in retail sales continued through the June quarter, according to the latest edition of the Retail Index report from the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)...

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...

Cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s Australia has launched a new breakfast cereal, Special K Multigrain Oats and Honey. Kellogg’s says the new variation on Special K is made from a combination of Australian-grown...