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Analysis: Australia heads low-FODMAP development

It was a university in Australia that developed the low-FODMAP diet just over a decade ago and it is that country that is in the vanguard of...

Murray Goulburn's FY results - 7 things to learn

Embattled Australian milk processor Murray Goulburn reported its full-year results this week. The company, which part-listed on the Australi...

Woolworths, Poundland - retail in July

In July, Woolworths, Australia's largest retailer, saw its shares jump the most in a single day for 20 years after it announced more initiat...

How to win in Australian gluten-free cereal

Australia has been one of the countries at the forefront of the rise of the gluten-free sector and, as the market has expanded, so more comp...

Latest Interviews

Interview: A2 Milk Co. chair firm's rapid rise 24 Feb 2017

Dean Best

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. markets products it says eases the digestive issues some adults and children get from consuming dairy and infant formula - and it is a business growing rapidly, fuelled by demand in China. Dean Best caught up with A2 Milk chairman David Hearn the day after the company booked a set of bumper half-year results.

Interview: Some Foods on rise of low-FODMAP market 21 Oct 2016

Dean Best

Australia is seen as one of the markets where low-FODMAP foods have gained the most traction. Dean Best speaks to Martine and Ronnie Banks, the founders of local business Some Foods about why they set up the company, the prospects for low-FODMAP foods in Australia and their ambitions overseas.

Latest News

Mars launches M&M's block in Australia  24 Apr 2017

Katy Askew

Confectionery giant Mars is launching its first M&M's block chocolate range in Australia. 

Mondelez launches Cadbury product in Australia 20 Apr 2017

John Shepherd

Mondelez International is to launch a chocolate brand, Cadbury Dark Milk, in Australia next month.

Zespri launches online China store on 20 Apr 2017

John Shepherd

New Zealand kiwifruit group Zespri is expanding its presence in China with the launch of its own e-commerce store in collaboration with Chinese online retailer

Suntory to offload Australia, New Zealand foods 19 Apr 2017

John Shepherd

Japan's Suntory is putting its food assets in Australia and New Zealand up for sale to focus on its global beverages business, the company confirmed today (19 April).

US-Australia sign "reciprocal" food safety deal 19 Apr 2017

John Shepherd

A new agreement recognising US and Australian food safety and regulatory systems as "comparable" will benefit exporters from both countries, the Australian government has said.

Yowie Group trims forecast for sales growth 19 Apr 2017

John Shepherd

Australia-listed confectioner Yowie Group has trimmed its forecast for its annual sales growth from a jump of 85% to one of 70%, despite reporting a "record" 50% sales increase for its third quarter.

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