A new study has uncovered American consumers are feeling increasingly overwhelmed by the amount of conflicting food and nutritional information available to them. After surveying American consumers, the...

Brought to you by Trent Munro, Product Manager for Coding Technologies at Matthews Australasia The little black-and-white squares that are 2D codes have been around for a while. When they were first introduced,...

Australia’s new country of origin labelling (‘CoOL’) scheme has commenced as of 1 July 2016, introducing new origin claims to be displayed on packages for food products sold in Australia. The scheme...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has this week been finalised after negotiations began in 2010.   The TPP centers on a free trade zone between 12 countries located around the Pacific rim including...

Australian consumer advocacy group CHOICE has analysed the country of origin claims for more than 320 packaged supermarket products in Australia. The range of products analysed for Country of Origin statements...

Prime Minister Tony Abbott was joined in a united front by Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane this week to unveil the final version of Australia’s...

A new study into food trends has revealed Australians are all about sharing. A new study into food trends has revealed Australians are all about sharing. The Emma Food Trends and Insight Report*, published...

New launches for own-label with ‘healthy’ claims reach record five-year high New research from market research organisation Mintel has found that the share of own-label food products launched in the...

Dick Smith has appealed the trademark decision that favoured Adelaide-based AussieMite Electronics retailer and food manufacturer Dick Smith has filed an appeal against an administrative decision of the...

Dick Smith has lost the trademark battle to Adelaide-based AussieMite Food manufacturer and electronics retailer Dick Smith has lost the name rights to its version of the popular Australian yeast spread,...