An ice cream you do not have to freeze, and chocolate pills which extend life expectancy are among the world’s newest consumer goods identified by Product Launch Analytics. Cesar Pereira, Research...

National Foods to close Wetherill Park and Cobden sites National Foods today advised its workers that the Wetherill Park and Cobden fresh dairy sites will be closed over the next two years, with 280 jobs...

National Foods could be set to close down its yoghurt production facility at Wetherill Park in NSW. According to Crikey, who was sent a tip by an anonymous source, says the closure will run by the project...

French food giant Danone is to enter the Australian market through a dairy products venture with local milk co-op Murray Goulburn. Products from the venture are scheduled for launch next year but Murray...

Nutritional health expert Dr Peter Clifton, co-author of the popular CSIRO Wellbeing Diet and head of the Obesity and Preventative Health Flagship at Adelaide University, said today that reducing salt...

Yoghurt has been named the food trend of the decade by Harry Balzer, Vice President with the American market research firm NPD Group.”It’s very convenient. It’s very individualized …”...

Dairy group Danone has reported sales growth of 2.4% on a like-for-like basis in the first three quarters as stronger volumes overcame a 1.5% decline in prices received. Consolidated sales fell, however,...

The Dannon Company, American-based subsidiary of French dairy group Danone, has announced the US$35 million (A$40.6m) settlement of a class action lawsuit regarding alleged misleading advertising for its...

Danone, the world’s largest yoghurt maker, has reported a sales rise of 2.2 per cent after stripping out the negative impact of currency translation. The dairy firm saw volumes rise, reversing the...

The American Dietetic Association has suggested functional foods can benefit a person’s health when consumed as part of a varied diet, encouraged further research and urged continued efforts to educate...