Latest food news & analysis in Australia & New Zealand
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...
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Food recalls are part of the industry in which we operate. Even companies with best-in-class safety and quality standards can, from time to...
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.
New Zealand seafood processor Sealord has refused to be drawn into speculation the new CEO it is appointing former McCain Foods executive Steve Yung.
Philippines-based Universal Robina Corp. is to acquire New Zealand biscuit group Griffin's Foods from private-equity firm Pacific Equity Partners for NZ$700m (US$608.9m).
Australian baby food company Bellamy's Organic is set to float its business at the end of July and expects to raise up to A$25m.
Australian dairy co-operative Devondale Murray Goulburn has opened a new A$80m (US$74.8m) milk production facility.
Coles has dismissed claims it abused its relationship with suppliers through a programme requiring the payment of rebates - although the Australian retailer has made a number of "admissions" over its treatment of manufacturers.
Goodman Fielder's board has recommended shareholders accept a reduced takeover offer from Wilmar International and First Pacific.
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