About Author

Ruth Hogan

I am the Editor for Inside FMCG website and magazine. Before joining Inside FMCG I worked as a Communications Officer at a disability rights organisation. Over the years I have worked in various journalism and communications roles both in Ireland and Australia. I hold a degree in Journalism from Dublin City University.

Ruth Hogan, Author at Inside FMCG

FSANZ rejects claims that coloured pregnancy warning would add ‘unreasonable cost’ to alcohol industry

Food and beverage regulator revises wording of a pregnancy warning label on packaged alcoholic beverages.

Mondelēz to switch to renewable electricity at Melbourne factories

The facilities will begin manufacturing Cadbury, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall products using renewable energy on January 1, 2021.

Amazon to double operational footprint with robotics fulfilment centre

Staff will work alongside Amazon’s most advanced robotics technology to deliver a “smarter, faster and more consistent experience for its customer”.

‘Not our finest hour’: Freedom Foods to write down $60 million of out-of-date stock

Freedom Foods calls in PwC and Ashurst to investigate potential fraudulent activity after announcing a $60 million write-down from expired milk.

Coca-Cola stalls social media advertising globally ‘for at least 30 days’

Unilever, Diageo and Starbucks among major brands to boycott social media sites over failure to stop the spread of false information and hate speech.

Unilever to rename Fair & Lovely as public anger mounts over skin-lightening products

References to ‘fair’, ‘light’ and ‘white’ will be removed from marketing communications.

Thankyou closes online store as it grapples with supply chain challenges

Thankyou MD Daniel Flynn says supply chain has become like The Wild West.

Freedom Foods chief executive takes ‘leave’ following resignation of CFO

Freedom Foods shares dive ahead of announcement on financial performance.

Nestlé to rename Australian lollies ‘out of step’ with values

Nestlé follows Colgate and Johnson & Johnson in reassessing brands following consumer pressure.

Costs weigh on Woolworths as underpayments, redundancies mount

Automated and semi-automated distribution centres at Moorebank to replace three Woolworths sites across Sydney and Melbourne.