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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...

How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...

Fonterra's full-year results – 10 things to learn

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra reversed its first-half profit drop to report a massive jump in full-year earnings yesterday (24 September)...

Focus: Battle against antimicrobial resistance

The use of antibiotics in the rearing of animals has been a much discussed issue in recent weeks, with regulatory and corporate moves across...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Weis Bars plans China push 20 Jan 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Australia's Weis Bars has built up a presence across much of Asia with its real-fruit based ice cream range and now the Queensland-based company is eyeing the Chinese market. We catch up with co-owner Julie Weis who tells us why Weis Bars is ready for a launch into China and how the company is looking to increase its presence back home.


The just-food interview part two: Bega Cheese CEO 5 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

In part two of the just-food interview, Bega Cheese CEO Aidan Coleman discusses why Asia and the Middle East are two key target markets for the Australian dairy group.

Latest News

Tegel Group sees "record" sales drive profit rise 22 Jun 2016

Dean Best

Tegel Group, the New Zealand-based meat processor, expects revenue and profits to rise again in its current financial year, building on 12 months when the newly-listed business said it generated record sales.


New McCain meals pack protein punch for Australia 22 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

McCain Foods has launched a frozen meal range in Australia in response to what it said is rising consumer demand for more protein-dense prepared meals.


ACCC slams Heinz for 'unhealthy' kids range  21 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accused Kraft Heinz's local arm of "misleading" consumers by suggesting the company's Little Kids Shredz products are a "healthy and nutritious" food for children aged one- to three-years "when this is not the case".


A2 Milk suing Lion over "A2 protein" product claim 21 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula group A2 Milk Co is suing Australia-based food and beverage company Lion Pty for using the statement "naturally contains A2 protein" on some of its milk products.


Munchkin launches grass-fed formula in Australia 20 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

US baby products manufacturer Munchkin has launched its grass-fed, branded infant formula in Australia, which the firm said is made from milk produced only by 100% grass-fed cows.


Fonterra sets up global consumer, foodservice arm 17 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has established a global consumer and foodservice business unit as it works to grow in these sectors internationally. 

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