Latest food news & analysis in Australia & New Zealand
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...
Embattled Australian milk processor Murray Goulburn reported its full-year results this week. The company, which part-listed on the Australi...
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...
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...
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.
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.
Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, today (21 March) lowered its forecast for its annual earnings per share, with the New Zealand-based business predicting some "volatility" in the second half of its financial year.
Union leaders in Australia say a pay and conditions row with Lactalis' majority-owned dairy producer Parmalat, which saw employees locked out of a plant in the state of Victoria, is over.
Australian dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman.
Fonterra today (9 March) launched the Fonterra Ventures Co-Lab – an open platform designed to forge potential partnerships with "entrepreneurial individuals and businesses", the New Zealand dairy giant said.
Australia's consumer watchdog has called for a shake-up of the country's meat industry "to improve transparency and competitiveness" in the domestic cattle and beef sector.
New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has become an investor in Synlait Milk, one of its suppliers of infant formula, after buying shares in the business from Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina.
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