New Zealand based global dairy producer Fonterra last week opened its first wholly-owned ingredients plant in Europe. In a smart move, the plant is located in Heerenveen in The Netherlands and is next...

Stevia manufacturers look to target dairy sector Stevia manufacturers are making moves to target the dairy sector, with global stevia producer PureCircle launching a product aimed specifically at this...

First global probiotic health claim granted to Chr. Hansen in Korea Global bioscience and ingredients company Chr. Hansen has had its probiotic health claim for its product Urex approved in Korea. Urex...

“Natural highs”, one-step convenience and “foraged flavours” are set to become key trends in 2014 for the global food and drink industry, according to new findings from market research organisation...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has hit back at new Greens’ initiated legislation regarding Country of Origin labelling regulations, examined by the Senate Committee this week. According...

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...

Consumers are increasingly turning to the internet for information about food products, but a report released today says that traditional printed information is still more trusted than online sources,...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released a report that reassured Australian parents that their children are “consuming low levels of food colours”. Steve McCutcheon, FSANZ Chief...

Unibic, the maker of Australia’s iconic ANZAC biscuits, has been placed in voluntary administration. Production of biscuits at Unibic’s Broadmeadows plant has come to a stop, potentially endangering...

Australian companies are buying more certified sustainable palm oil than ever before, according to an assessment of palm oil buyers by multi-national conservation group, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The...