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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: 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.


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.

Latest News

Freedom Foods Group nears M&A in Oz, North America 7 Dec 2016

Dean Best

Freedom Foods Group, the Australia-based dairy-to-cereal group, is nearing acquisitions in its domestic market and North America.


Murray Goulburn still looking to invest in formula 7 Dec 2016

Dean Best

Murray Goulburn's interim CEO, David Mallinson, has said the Australian dairy group is still looking to invest in infant formula production despite regulatory changes in China leading to the plug being pulled on plans to work with Mead Johnson on selling into Asia.


Hilton to open new Australian facility  6 Dec 2016

Katy Askew

UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has announced plans to expand its capacity in Australia with the opening of a new meat processing facility in Queensland. 


China concerns cloud formula firm Bellamy's 6 Dec 2016

Dean Best

Shares in infant formula supplier Bellamy's Australia slid on Friday after the company admitted recent regulatory changes in China were affecting its sales.


Mead Johnson, Murray Goulburn end plans for tie-up 5 Dec 2016

Dean Best

US infant formula producer Mead Johnson and Australian dairy group Murray Goulburn have pulled the plug on their plans to work together in Asia Pacific.


"No plans" to sell Australia's Wild Breads bakery 2 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Fund manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments has said it has no immediate plans to sell its two-thirds stake in Australian speciality wholesale bakery Wild Breads.

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