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Robert Stockdill

Robert Stockdill, Author at Inside FMCG

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Asahi sells five liquor brands to Heineken

Asahi has sold the Australian rights to five liquor brands, including Strongbow and Stella Artois, to rival Heineken.

Telco Circles Life teams with Woolworths Group

Singapore-headquartered digital-first telco Circles.Life has signed a distribution partnership with Woolworths Group, its first retail channel in Australia.

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Coca-Cola Amatil receives $9.28bn offer to merge with European distributor

Coca-Cola’s Australian and European distributors are set to merge into a single entity after A$9.28 billion bid received from European company.

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Oceania performs well for Nestle in third quarter

Nestle remained resilient in a difficult and volatile environment, in the third quarter according to CEO Mark Schneider, with organic sales up 3.5 per cent.

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Global FMCG profit margins rose by near-record amount prior to Covid-19

Before Covid-19 hit the world, profit margins in the global FMCG industry grew by 18.7 per cent, nudging 2007’s 18.9 per cent record.

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Life Health Foods takes the meat out of pepperoni

Life Health Foods has augmented its Vegie Delights plant-based meat range with pepperoni-style slices, launching this month alongside revamped versions of its bacon-style rashers and Chicken-style slices.

Coopers rebrands Session Ale as Pacific Pale Ale

Coopers Brewery is rebranding its Session Ale as Pacific Pale Ale ahead of summer, with the brew headed to shelves nationwide late this month.

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Sanitarium adds dairy-free options to Up&Go range

Cereal giant Sanitarium has launched a dairy-free version of its Up&Go breakfast substitute drink, in response to consumer demand.

Aldi backs campaign to raise consumer awareness of unit pricing

A national campaign aimed at helping grocery shoppers get the best value for money has been welcomed by discount supermarket chain Aldi.

Impossible Foods launches in supermarkets in Hong Kong, Singapore

Impossible Foods has launched through almost 200 grocery stores across Singapore and Hong Kong as the US-based plant-based meat pioneer moves from focusing on the food sector to the consumer market.

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