Several Melbourne restaurants are set to take part in a new food waste recycling program called ‘City Harvest’, which was launched 30 July 2013. The program, which is supported by the Victorian Government’s...

Monday 11 March 2013 is Labour Day in the State of Victoria. Australian Food News, like most other businesses based in Melbourne, Australia, will be shut for this public holiday. Labour Day historically...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

Yesterday, Australian Food News reported consumer advocacy group CHOICE’s concerns that trade marks were being used to convey ‘healthy’ food messages for foods that did not have FSANZ pre-approval...

SPC Ardmona has upset Australian peach growers with its decision to cut the amount of fruit purchased this year. SPC has said that SPC will cut its peach quota by 17 per cent due to a “significant fall”...

SPC Ardmona, which runs one of  Australia’s few remaining   fruit-processing plants and cannery, has received a significant boost from two Victorian Government grants. Victoria’s Deputy Premier...

A parliamentary inquiry will investigate the performance of Victorian food safety regulators Dairy Food Safety Victoria (DFSV) and PrimeSafe. The Victorian Government’s Rural and Regional Parliamentary...

The Government of Victoria has issued a statement warning people to avoid gathering wild mushrooms around Melbourne, in rural Victoria and from their own gardens. Autumn conditions have created ideal growing...

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was joined yesterday by Minister for Health David Davis to announce the launch of Jamie’s Ministry of Food as part of the Victorian Government’s new campaign to tackle obesity...

The Victorian Government has claimed to be involved in a project by Bega Cheese in which its cream cheese facility at Tatura, in Australia’s troubled Goulburn Valley ‘food bowl’, will be expanded. Victorian...