The Victorian State Government has been heavily criticised for offering a grant to Singapore-based Olam International Limited for helping build its proposed “state-of-the-art” almond processing plant...

The Victorian Coalition Government wrote yesterday, August 8, 2011, to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) asking it to investigate calls for a consumer boycott of the Israeli-owned...

A landmark new partnership to improve the sustainability of Australia’s $102 billion food and grocery manufacturing industry in Victoria has been signed today between the Victorian Government and the...

The ACT community should achieve a reduction of 80 per cent in plastic bag use, ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell said on Friday. Mr Corbell said the ACT would move to instigate a 12-month trial in...

Victorian Health Minister Daniel Andrews has proposed a comprehensive review of food labelling law and policy at a meeting of the Australia New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council in Adelaide today. Mr...

Devour Café of Thornbury, Fresh Fish on Line – a Melbourne seafood retailer delivering fresh seafood to customers’ doors and Sprinkle Emporium are the 2008 Businesses of the Year.The Leader...

Shoppers in Warrnambool, Wangaratta and the Fountain Gate area have dramatically cut plastic bag use during the plastic bag levy trial, according to the Victorian Government. From 18 August to 14 September...

A new community kitchen, which assists in boosting the number of skilled hospitality workers while also helping disadvantaged members of the community, was opened today by Victorian Premier John Brumby.The...

Melbourne will take centre stage at the world’s largest and longest food and wine festival – the 2008 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Tim...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today released a decision proposing to grant authorisation to the Australian National Retailers Association (ANRA) to conduct a four-week trial of a 10c...