ANZ Banking Group has released a major report detailing opportunities for Australia and New Zealand to become the food bowl for developing Asia over the next 30 years. The ‘Greener Pastures: The Global...

New US research has revealed that foodservice locations need to cater to their target market’s  household income, household size and cost of living when creating menu options and pricing. The Influence...

One of Australia’s large dairy processors, the ASX-listed Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings (WCB), has today announced a strong net operating profit after tax of $15.2 million...

A Senate Select Committee report examining Australia’s Food Processing Sector was released on 16 August 2012. The Senate’s Inquiry covered the following broad areas: (a) the competitiveness...

Cafés will face audits on unreported and unrecorded cash transactions in 2012–13 as part of a major new compliance program announced by the Australia Taxation Office (ATO). The ATO has noted in its...

The harmonisation of certain wine labelling and food regulation laws in Australia have helped improve the competitiveness of Australian industry, according to a new report from the Productivity Commission. A...

A report commissioned by the Australian Government has found that its own alcohol guidelines are considered “unrealistic” and “confusing”. The report, published by market research company Horizon...

Australian national grocery wholesaler, Metcash, has reported a 14.3 per cent decline in profit to A$94.4 million for the six months to 31 October 2011. Metcash’s executive Andrew Reitzer said that challenging...

Australia’s peak pork industry organisation, Australian Pork Limited, has criticised the Australian Government for failing to notify the industry of illegal pork imports from South Korea in 2010, when...

A new industry report released by the National Australia Bank (NAB) forecasts a 2.2 per cent increase in milk production in Australia for the 2011/12 season. In its November 2011 Rural Commodities report,...