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Hot drinks down under: coffee culture boom

21 May, 2020

GlobalData has forecast that Australia's hot drinks sector could be worth $3.99 billion by 2023, with the hot coffee category leading the sector.

Coles and Heart Foundation team up for healthier Aussies

20 May, 2020

To promote heart-healthy eating as COVID-19 restrictions affect Aussie diets, Coles and the Heart Foundation have launched the Cook with Heart Challenge.

Woolworths unveils 60 new products set to hit supermarkets

18 May, 2020

Woolworths has announced its biggest product launch since Christmas, with 60 new food products to hit supermarket shelves, including stir fry kits and easy roasts.

Snacking Made Right: Mondelēz releases its sustainability report

12 May, 2020

Mondelēz International has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, revealing that the company has exceeded its sustainability and wellbeing goals.

CUB launches vodka seltzer brand, Actual

11 May, 2020

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has responded to consumer demand for low-calorie drinks by launching its first hard seltzer drink in the Australian market.

Sunny Queen still supplying 'egg-ssentials'

05 May, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunny Queen Australia has announced that it will continue to supply its smiley-faced eggs and Meal Solutions products.

Nestlé launches customisable drink maker product

04 May, 2020

Nestlé has unveiled nesQino, a drink maker that allows consumers to make 21 personalised, healthy drinks at home or in the office.

Mozzarella exports feed Asia's booming pizza industry

28 April, 2020

The increasing Asian appetite for pizza is helping to boost mozzarella sales for a South Australian premium food company.

Survey shows APAC consumers prefer traditional drink flavours

27 February, 2020

A GlobalData survey indicates that consumers in the APAC region prefer traditional alcohol and soft drink flavours, though 22% still prefer unusual flavours.

Consumers urged to buy locally to support bushfire recovery

10 January, 2020

Food South Australia is encouraging consumers to purchase South Australian products at the supermarket, to support businesses recovering from bushfires.

Yume and SUEZ partner to tackle commercial food waste

17 December, 2019

Yume and SUEZ have partnered to tackle the nationwide problem of food waste, and are urging businesses to help reduce commercial food waste.

Floating farms and smart diets: food and drink trends for 2030

12 December, 2019

Market intelligence agency Mintel has released a report predicting the top trends that will affect the global food and drink market over the next decade.

Vegan, healthy products win prizes at student showcase

22 November, 2019

Vegan and healthy food alternative trends dominated the Student Product Development Showcase, with a vegan, gluten-free, nut-free snack winning first place.

Meat alongside plant-based food, both on trend in 2020

11 November, 2019

Despite the buzz about plant-based foods, meat is still not off the table according to a report by New Nutrition, which has identified reinvented meat as a growth category.

Does your meal kit meet dietary guidelines?

08 November, 2019

A University of Sydney study has found that many popular meal kits meet the recommended serving of vegetables but struggle to meet all dietary guidelines.

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