Details emerge on Heinz Kraft merger, and what it means New details are emerging about the merger, announced last week, between H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods. The two companies have signed a definitive...

Kraft launches new nut butter varieties Nut spreads brand Kraft nuts has launched a new range of eight products in Australia, including a crunchy hazelnut spread and the brand’s first ‘natural’ peanut...

Cheese snacks are popular with Australian kids Whether they are to be peeled into strings, shucked from a red wax shell, or unwrapped from a tinfoil segment featuring an overtly jovial French cow, cheese...

Dairy processor Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited (WCB) and Kraft Foods Australia have announced that they have entered into a long term supply agreement that will see the...

Chinese authorities have destroyed nearly two tonnes of chocolate cake imported into the country by furniture giant Ikea on the grounds that the cake violated food quality standards. The Shanghai quarantine...

Stage One of Kraft Foods Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence at Ringwood, Melbourne was opened on Friday last week, set to bolster export opportunities to Asian markets. The Australian Food and Grocery Council...

A referendum vote on a proposition (“Proposition 37”) to make labelling of genetically modified food compulsory was defeated this week with 53 per cent of Californians voting against GM labelling. The...

The global baby food market is forecast to reach US$38.7 billion by 2015, according to a recent report by leading research group A.M Mindpower solutions. Additional evidence, through observations of the...

There are several dairy products on the Australian market that are supplemented by phytosterols and marketed as cholesterol-lowering. Phytosterol esters are essentially fatty acids derived from plants,...

As part of a pilot program to test the new vending technology, Kraft Foods has rolled out a new vending solution in Melbourne with touch screens that allows consumers to choose products and view product...