American intelligence agency J.Walter Thompson have reported that city buildings could be part of the solution to food security issues through ‘urban farming’. With 87 per cent of the Australian population...

Herb producer, Gourmet Garden, is now selling a new product range called ‘Finishing Drizzles’. Consisting of herbs, spices and olive oil, Finishing Drizzles are designed to decorate and flavour meat...

Herb and spice seller, Hoyt’s Food, has paid a $10, 800 penalty after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found its dried oregano included olive leaves, even though this was not...

The belief that herbal medicines are safe because they are “natural” could be putting people’s health at risk says a group of Australian researchers. In an academic review, published in the Medical...

United States based food company, McCormick, has posted increased sales results after acquiring Australia’s Botanical Food Company and its Gourmet Garden herb brand. For its third quarter ended 31 August...

US-based food giant McCormick and Company, has acquired Australia’s Botanical Food Company which owns the Gourmet Garden herbs brand. The acquisition occurred for AUD $150 million (US $114 million). Gourmet...

Australian consumer advocacy group CHOICE has discovered that only five out of 12 supermarket dried oregano products contained 100 per cent oregano when tested by the group. One brand, Master of Spices,...

A new cold-pressed fresh juice range is set to hit Woolworths with Australian media-personality Rachael Finch as a co-creator. A new cold-pressed fresh juice range is set to hit Woolworths with Australian...

Ward McKenzie’s new product launches in Australia One of Australia’s oldest family-owned food manufacturers, Ward McKenzie’s has launched 13 new products in its range. The new products include SuperBlend,...

Rising demand for natural sweeteners, including stevia, Canadean The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners,...