Ruth Hogan, Author at Inside FMCG

About Author

Ruth Hogan

Ruth Hogan is features and premium editor of FMCG content at Octomedia. Hailing all the way from the Emerald Isle, Ruth has her finger on the pulse of FMCG news on both sides of the globe. As editor of Inside FMCG’s online and print publications over the last two years, Ruth has consistently delivered breaking industry news, and crafted informative features for professionals across Australia and New Zealand. Now, Ruth is bringing her knowledge of the grocery landscape to Premium subscribers and delving into global trends to inform local businesses. When she’s not tapping away at the keyboard, you’ll find her browsing her local supermarket for the latest and greatest products on the market.

Ruth Hogan, Author at Inside FMCG

Bpndi Skin Co founders

How three mates created cosmetics company Bondi Skin Co

The male personal care market has seen rapid growth in recent years and is predicted to hit $166 billion globally by 2022.

Lilydale makes digital connections with virtual masterclass series

Poultry company Lilydale is showcasing the versatility of its free range chicken through a partnership with some well known chefs.

Warehouse workers during Covid-19

Woolies CEO worried over impact of Vic restrictions on Christmas supply

Restrictions in Victoria could impact the distribution of groceries to supermarkets and result in further shortages over the busy Christmas period.

Fenn Foods to launch carbon-neutral Veef

Queensland food business Fenn Foods, best known for its Veef products, is to launch world-first plant-based meat product.

Despite strong sales, Woolworths reports minor profit dip

Woolworths reports strong sales and growth in online but high costs drag profits.

Interview: How David Fenlon steered BWX through the challenges of Covid-19

It’s been a busy year for BWX chief executive David Fenlon since he took up the role in July last year, between expanding into new international markets and more recently grappling with the effects of Covid-19 at home and abroad.

“The greatest test of our lifetime”: Coles boosts profit despite Covid-19

Coles has reporting profit growth for the first time in four years – up 7.1 per cent to $951 million – despite the impact of Covid-19 crisis.

Vittoria ramps up product development as it boosts coffee share

Vittoria MD discusses the rapid growth in the capsules market and the challenges of launching a new range during a pandemic.

Aldi identifies modern slavery risks in local supply chain

Aldi leads Australian supermarkets with release of Modern Slavery statement.

Earth brings plant-based ‘meat’ to the party

Diem Fuggersberger speaks exclusively to Inside FMCG about the launch of a meatless finger food range at Woolworths.