All posts by Stephanie Stefanovic

Dairy industry comes together to help fight hunger in Australia

For the last six years, big players in the dairy industry including Murray Goulburn, Parmalat, Fonterra, and Lion Dairy and Drinks, have come together to help Foodbank provide more than 8 million litres of milk to vulnerable Australians experiencing food insecurity. “Our charity partners regularly inform us that people who are struggling to put food on … Continue reading Dairy industry comes together to help fight hunger in Australia

Food and grocery sector driving Australian manufacturing

The food and grocery sector is 30 per cent more valuable to Australian manufacturing than it was 10 years ago, according to new research by consulting firm EY. This is largely a result of Asia’s growing middle class and the demand for Australia’s produce, according to the research. The sector has been aided in recent … Continue reading Food and grocery sector driving Australian manufacturing

New niche beverage category expands quickly

In mainstream grocery, strong sales performance is critical to hit hurdle rates and avoid deletion. In less than one year since launching in Woolworths, Mojo Crafted kombucha has achieved this, according to the company. Woolworths has also doubled the product range  with new flavours Passionfruit and Turmeric. Mainstream grocery is not the only retailer expanding … Continue reading New niche beverage category expands quickly

“Akta-Vite” returns to original owners

Sold to Sara Lee in 1984, nutritional supplement drink Akta-Vite has returned to the family of its original owners. The drink has long been known as a nutritional supplement suitable for children, pregnant women, the sick and the elderly. Nicholas Health and Nutrition will soon relaunch an improved version of the product, “making it one … Continue reading “Akta-Vite” returns to original owners