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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...

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...

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

Australia launches dairy sector probe 26 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

The Australian government has launched a probe into the country's dairy industry after dairy processors including Murray Goulburn and Fonterra moved to cut their farmgate milk prices by as much as 20% earlier this year. 


News of week - Oz dairy probe, Unilever, Cloetta 26 Aug 2016

Dean Best

The Australian government this week announced plans for an investigation into the country's dairy sector in the wake of price cuts from processing giants Fonterra and Murray Goulburn for the price they pay for milk. Unilever said it continues to manufacture in Israel as the business recovers from the revelation cereal contaminated with salmonella was shipped to retailers. The spat between China and the US over the trade in poultry products continued with Beijing set to continue its anti-subsidy duties on certain imports from the US.


Costa Group reports "outstanding" citrus showing 25 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

An "outstanding" performance from its citrus business enabled Australian produce supplier Costa Group to book a-near 12% increase in full-year revenue. 


Murray Goulburn profits rise, hits revised target  24 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

Embattled Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn today (24 August) booked a jump in annual profits, despite a difficult 12 months that saw the company cut payments to its farmer-owners, issue a series of profit warnings and announce the departures of its MD and CFO.


Bega Cheese CEO Aidan Coleman to leave 24 Aug 2016

Dean Best

Bega Cheese, the Australia-based dairy group, said today (24 August) CEO Aidan Coleman has decided to retire early next year.


Fonterra to invest in Australia spreads plant 24 Aug 2016

Dean Best

Fonterra, the New Zealand-based dairy group, is to expand its storage areas at a spreads plant in Australia to "keep up with growing demand".

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