Some of the world’s leading chefs have recently met at the Taste of Melbourne conference to discuss some of their 2016 cooking trend predictions.   According to the chefs 2016 will be all about...

Australian supermarket group Coles has offered food manufacturer Simplot Australia a new five-year contract to supply the supermarket group’s own brand frozen vegetable and potato products. The new contract...

Woolworths has announced its new Local Food Sourcing Strategy, which aims to bring more locally produced foods to the shelves of Woolworths’ supermarkets across Australia. The new strategy will see the...

US chefs will be focusing on healthier meals and will be updating menus to combat elevated food prices in 2013 according to a new US report by the National Restaurant Association. The What’s Hot in 2013...

A recent Roy Morgan survey commissioned by the Australian Made Campaign has shown that Australians still prefer to purchase local produce, with 9 in 10 people stating they purchase Australian made or grown...

With the opening of another Melbourne store set for late 2013, the retailing giant Costco’s commitment to using local Australian produce will see a demand for additional new suppliers. This is a welcome...

Three-quarters of Americans support a nationwide program to double the value of  food stamps when used at farmers markets, according to a survey released today, commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The...

A new restaurant focusing on sustainable, eco-friendly dining has opened in St Kilda.  SlowDown!@HarleyCourt is the four year labour of love of St Kilda restaurateur David Carruthers. The restaurant...

Nearly a third (30%) of shoppers claim to have specifically purchased locally-produced food over the last month, double the number from 2006, according to new consumer research released by food and grocery...

The Premier of Victoria, John Brumby, says Asian shoppers are lining their trolleys with Victorian produce after spotting a host of local products in a Hong Kong supermarket. Five months ago the Premier...