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Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold, Author at Inside FMCG

Seafood industry renews call for country-of-origin labels in foodservice

Australia’s seafood industry is asking consumers to support the expansion of Country of Origin Labelling laws to encompass seafood products traded in food service businesses in the midst of a government review.

CCA’s Amatil X invests in Indonesian retail-tech venture

Amatil X, the corporate venture capital platform of Coca-Cola Amatil, has invested in Indonesian startup Wahyoo’s Series-A funding round.

New plant to boost Australian PET recycling capacity by 30 per cent

Pact Group, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages have partnered to construct a new recycling facility in Albury/Wodonga for PET plastics to reduce waste.

Seven & I buys US Speedway chain in US$21bn deal

7-Eleven convenience-store chain owner Seven & I will purchase Marathon Petroleum’s American Speedway petrol stations for US$21 billion.

Unilever, Algenuity explore using microalgae protein in plant-based range

Unilever has partnered with biotech firm Algenuity to produce new plant-based foods from microalgae.

Young non-alcoholic spirits brand Lyre’s to move into retail, on-premise

Australian non-alcoholic spirits brand Lyre’s is pursuing a stronger direct-to-consumer strategy as the firm expands its distribution.

Jasper Coffee charts expansion into Asia

Specialty coffee roaster Jasper Coffee is preparing to export its products to new and emerging markets in Asia.

Covid-19 has changed the eating habits of Australians

The advent of the coronavirus outbreak has caused a marked shift in the eating habits of Australian consumers.

‘Identif-eye’ chart reveals the mood of masked customers – from their eyes

British retail customer analysis startup Uncrowd has released a free downloadable eye mood chart ‘Identif-eye’ to help businesses judge the disposition of their customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Carrefour launches new pet-store concept

French supermarket chain Carrefour has launched a new pet store concept in Paris, in collaboration with Invivo Retail’s pet care brand Noa.