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Irene Dong

Irene Dong is a graduate of Ho Chi Minh City University of Foreign Languages and Information Technology with a major in international relations, specialising in public relations, communications, and media. She has a passion for fashion, food, sustainability, and languages.

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Plant-based foods still falling short of consumer expectation, says Kerry

The research shows that 60 per cent of Aussies purchased plant-based products because they want to be healthier.

Hendrick’s Gin unveils bag collection in designer collab

The collection features three variants: Picnic Sip Pack, Couturier's Cucumber Clutch and Titillating Tuft Tote.

Fruit for good: All profits from new Chobani yogurt go to Foodbank

Chobani also encouraged its supply chain partners to join the program.

Campos Coffee launches recyclable coffee capsules

The range features three variants: Superior, King St and Single Origin and all can be available in coffee machines.

V2Food launches plant-based prepared meals

Founder Nick Hazell said the range will offer an easy and tasty meal for people who aren't confident in preparing or coo...

Heinz to test paper-based ketchup bottle for worldwide launch

The new bottle is made from 100 per cent sustainably sourced wood pulp

Coke’s new Starshine, inspired by space, marks former Nasa partnership

Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia are the first markets to produce the space-inspired flavoured Coke drink with zero suga...

UTS AI innovation aims to improve life for cage-free hens

The real-time video monitoring system currently features four cameras: two inside and two outside the sheds.

NZ PepsiCo range now sold in 100 per cent recycled plastic 600ml bottles

“The new Pepsi Max 100 per cent recycled 600ml plastic bottles align with both our waste reduction goals and wide sustai...

Coles adds alt-meat brand Get Plant’d into 800 stores

“The whole Get Plant’d range places an emphasis on delicious taste and ease of functionality,” said founder, chef Cale D...

Diageo to phase out 183 million cardboard gift boxes globally

Diageo says nearly 5 million tonnes of cardboard and paper packaging go to waste in the UK alone each year.

Coca-Cola opens London flagship store

Located ​​on Long Acre, Covent Garden, the new destination features clothing collections fro sportswear to sustainable a...

Endeavour Group buys Tasmanian winery

The acquisition is in partnership with Warakirri Asset Management and aims to enhance Endeavour's fine wine portfolio.

Unilever’s new New Zealand chief finally takes his office

Heath spent seven years working as General Manager Baltics of Unilever in Latvia and four years as Marketing Director Fo...

M&Ms steps out with Adidas

Each pair of sneakers includes a set of accessories such as six pairs of laces, 19 lace jewels, three pairs of alternati...

Aussie beverage company Made removes natural sugars from milk

Natural milk contains about 12gm of sugar in the lactose content which means that even low-fat milk contains sugar.

In2Food buys Sydney produce supplier

Acquisition will make the company one of the largest suppliers of fresh and processed produce to hotels, restaurants and...

Hemp Foods signs up top TV chef as ambassador

Simon Toohey is the host of Australia’s first fully plant-based show on Network Ten called Freshly Picked.

Coles drops plastic scoops from own-brand laundry powders

The new scoopless laundry powders are marked with the slogan “Reducing our impact" and feature light green lid packaging...
Tim Tams

Choco choice: Aussies can vote on next Tim Tam flavour

The competitors are Tim Tam Dark Choc Espresso Martini and Tim Tam Butterscotch and Cream.