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Organic growth for Nestlé

03 April, 2008

Nestlé's strategic reorientation to nutrition, health and wellness is yielding benefits.

Marketing influences the sale of fast food

29 January, 2008

Marketing may influence how often parents feed their children fast food, according to a study by Sonya A. Grier, an associate professor of marketing at American University’s Kogod School of Business.

Product trends expected to make it big in 2008

17 January, 2008

In 2008, new products that complement a simpler, purer and more natural way of life are set to dominate, according to research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD)

Food prices are set to rise and to continue to rise

10 December, 2007 by Janette Woodhouse, Editor

Advances in agricultural productivity have minimised food price rises for the last couple of decades. However, this is all starting to change

Logistics mentoring in NSW and Vic

04 December, 2007

After five years of success in NSW, the LAA/APICS Mentoring Program is expanding to Victoria in 2008.

UK market responds to artificial colouring concerns

08 November, 2007

UK food and beverage manufacturers have committed themselves to removing artificial colours from their products by the end of 2008, in reaction to a recent study that linked artificial colours to increased hyperactivity in children.

Chicken prices set to skyrocket

25 October, 2007

The Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has warned that consumers can expect a significant price increase on chicken meat in mid-November, due to a continuing shortage of grain.

Is homicide a risk in your food plant?

12 September, 2007 by Janette Woodhouse, Editor

Workplace safety — it's a must-have criterion for every food processor. But accidents and injuries do happen — here is a quick look at workplace fatalities in the United States in 2006

Kraft sued by Proctor and Gamble

10 September, 2007

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has filed a patent lawsuit against Kraft Foods, over a dispute on some new packaging for Kraft’s Maxwell House coffee brand.

Food brands under attack

27 June, 2007

Many food and beverage manufacturers will only survive if they can move their brands from the first era of branding to at least the second and possibly the third era of branding, according to Professor David Thomson, speaking yesterday at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Inc (AIFST) 40th Anniversary Convention in Melbourne.

Drought flow-on affects prices

20 June, 2007

National fresh food producer Mrs Crocket’s Fast & Fresh is the latest to be affected by the increasing toll of rising produce costs with a drought levy to be introduced in the new financial year after a year of dutifully trying to cover the increases internally.

Bashing and the food industry

10 April, 2007 by Janette Woodhouse

In August, the annual Variety Bash will motor its way around diverse parts of Australia from Garden Island to HMAS Bathurst in Darwin, raising money for sick, disadvantaged and disabled children

Campylobacteriosis overtakes salmonellosis in the EU

14 March, 2007

In 2005, campylobacteriosis overtook salmonellosis as the most reported zoonotic disease in humans in the EU.

Understanding the market increases success

11 September, 2006

Understanding the market can quadruple the chances of a successful product launch according to Dr Ad Juriaanse, from food research company NIZO.

Company branding gets overhaul

13 July, 2006

Australian industrial packaging specialist, DSL Packaging is set to implement an entire corporate branding overhaul as it moves to adopt the new business name ‘Schütz DSL’.

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