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AFGC encourages consumers to buy early for Christmas

A pallet shortage is likely to have an effect on the ease of buying Christmas goodies, with the AFGC urging people to get their shopping done early.

Prepared Food 30 November, 2021

Consumers are increasingly reaching for non-alcoholic drinks

Brewers and other alcohol manufacturers are developing alcohol-free beverages as consumers show an increased willingness to forego alcohol entirely.

Prepared Food 29 November, 2021

Plant-based foods rise in popularity since pandemic began

Since the beginning of the pandemic, plant-based foods, dairy alternatives in particular, have proven to be increasingly popular.

Prepared Food 24 November, 2021

Consumers on the lookout for "nutrient dense" products

Nutritional density, indicating high levels of nutritional content, has been pegged as an important trend for health-conscious consumers.

Prepared Food 17 November, 2021

Plant-based foods doubled in popularity over 10 years

New research suggests that plant-based alternatives have increased in popularity at an astounding rate.

Prepared Food 16 November, 2021

Distribution and storage
Temperature testing technology that could also reduce waste

Temperature testing technology that could also reduce waste

Microwave thermometry temperature testing not only performs a vital role in the safety of both chilled and frozen foods, it may also help to reduce...

Article 24 May, 2019
Ingredients
Eating 'clean'

Eating 'clean'

Eating 'clean' must be better for personal health and the environment, right? Not necessarily, especially if food safety is compromised.

Article 02 November, 2017
Plating and packaging
Crackdown on free-range egg labelling

Crackdown on free-range egg labelling

Consumer affairs ministers have agreed to adopt a national, enforceable standard on free-range egg labelling.

Article 15 June, 2015
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