Latest food news & analysis in Australia & New Zealand
UK consumer goods group PZ Cussons does the bulk of its business in areas like personal care and beauty but it has food interests in Africa...
For the more patriotic sections of Australia's food industry, there is likely to be some dismay at the prospect of another local food compan...
Parmalat, majority-owned by French dairy giant Lactalis, has made a significant move to bolster its business in Australia 15 years after it...
Ian McLeod's tenure at Coles should be judged a success, taking a retailer suffering from stock issues, long queues and falling sales and re...
Australia-based Freedom Foods Group is targeting expansion overseas for the next stage of growth from its allergen-free business, of which gluten-free is its largest. In an interview with Dean Best, MD Rory Macleod outlines the company's plans, explains why gluten-free need to focus more on taste and defends Australia's threshold on gluten.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has increased its focus on emerging economies as the battle among global dairy companies for a share of high-growth markets in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America intensifies. This strategy has proven fruitful, with emerging markets making a sizeable contribution to group revenues and offering scope for future growth. just-food's Jonathan Dyson spoke to Fonterra CFO Jonathan Mason in Auckland yesterday (27 March) about how the world's leading dairy exporter plans to exploit this opportunity.
Fonterra wants to "right-size" a yoghurt production plant in Australia, with a series of moves that will lead to over 30 jobs being cut.
Australian food firm McKenzie's Pantry has added two gluten-free flours to its range.
Impairment and restructuring charges have pushed Goodman Fielder to an annual loss of A$405m - but the Australia-based food group also saw commodity costs hit underlying profits.
US foodservice supplier Golden State Foods has announced its entry into retail supply through the acquisition of New Zealand-based greens provider Snap Fresh Foods.
New Zealand-based produce group Turners & Growers has posted a drop in first-half profits.
Kellogg has launched a "superfood" variant of Special K in Australia.
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