Latest food news & analysis in Australia & New Zealand
Associated British Foods this week announced the launch of a high-protein bread from its Australasian arm George Weston Foods. The company l...
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The possibility New Zealand could be facing another year of drought conditions is a serious concern for the country's massive dairy industry...
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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.
Bega Cheese has had a whirlwind couple of years. Seeking greater consolidation of the Australian dairy industry, it made a play for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter in 2013, kicking off a takeover battle, in which Canada's Saputo emerged the victor. In a two-part interview, just-food catches up with Bega CEO Aidan Coleman, to find out why it gave up on the takeover dream and whether it is eyeing any other opportunities.
Fonterra has once again cut its forecast for farmgate milk prices on the back of lower than expected global commodity prices.
Australian food group SPC Ardmona has opened a production line to manufacture fruit-based snack products.
Mondelez International chocolate unit Cadbury has cut 80 manufacturing jobs in Australia, according to union sources.
Lion Pty Ltd has invested A$150m (US$235m) to expand its speciality cheese capabilities and upgrade a speciality cheese "manufacturing hub" in Tasmania.
The New Zealand government has requested a probe into competition in the country's dairy market.
Finnish dairy firm Valio has secured a deal with a single distributor in Australia, providing better access to its low-lactose and lactose-free milk powders.
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