Bega Foods, owner of Vegemite and fast-becoming Australia’s leading breakfast brand manufacturer, has officially launched its new peanut butter, Bega Simply Nuts. The new product makes the claims that...

Bega Cheese has made a takeover offer for Australian grown peanut supplier, the Peanut Company of Australia. Under a placement agreement, Bega will subscribe for 19.99 per cent of the issued shares of...

Global food giant Kraft Heinz has petitioned a judge in a federal court in New York to mediate a dispute between it and leading Australian food manufacturer Bega, alleging “Bega’s blatant violation...

Australian-owned Bega Cheese has acquired the former Kraft Peanut Butter factory in Victoria, adding the spread to its portfolio. Bega, famously known for cheese, will produce the original recipe Kraft...

New Zealand’s Mother Earth is now selling a new range of natural peanut butters in Coles and Woolworths supermarkets. Alongside smooth and crunchy options, chia seed, LSA blend and ancient grain peanut...

The big news that Bega has purchased Vegemite off Mondelez International does not reveal the full story about the acquisition. The acquisition means a lot more than Vegemite now being owned by an Australian...

Sanitarium has released a “limited-edition” peanut butter flavoured Up & Go beverage sold exclusively in Coles supermarkets.   Up & Go is marketed as a breakfast alternative for those...

Australia’s favourite spreads, market findings Vegemite is overwhelming more popular among Australian consumers born in Australia than overseas-born Australians, although New Zealanders are partial to...

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...

‘Fifth taste’ Umami makes low-fat peanut butter taste better, study The umami taste could have an important and beneficial role in health, according to Japanese research. A series of studies published...