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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.

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Why Indigenous groups are calling for Woolworths’ RAP to be revoked

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Bumper first half for Woolies but Banducci warns of sales decline ahead

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How Green Common is shifting the mindset of meat eaters

Singapore has just welcomed a revolutionary food retail destination that is redefining plant-based eating.

Is the end near for ANZ’s Health Star Rating?

New guidelines aimed at penalising sugar content has sparked anger in the industry and confusion among consumers.

Why Brown Brothers is taking a more conscious approach to winemaking

Katherine Brown, fourth generation and first female winemaker in the Brown Brothers family, shares how the family’s new ...

Retailers, it’s time to stop ignoring menopausal women

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Why Coles’ CEO isn’t counting his roast chickens before they hatch

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Why Dylan Alcott launched his own ready-made meal startup

Co-founded by professional athlete Dylan Alcott, Able Foods is about offering affordable and nutritious meals in a way t...

Boracay Skin founder Emille Mendoza explains her brand’s shimmering success

How a former flight attendant has built an international brand, shipping to nearly 100 countries.

Zehnder Technologies aims to lead global change with plant-based protein

Founders share insights into the products they believe will reshape the $1.5 trillion meat market and fast-food packagin...

Innovation and adaptation are driving growth in plant-based foods

While much of the innovation in plant-based foods has been spearheaded by small, more nimble players and start-ups, majo...

Q&A: Here’s what I learnt from working at Coca-Cola

Former Coca-Cola COO Sean Cunial shares the opportunities and sacrifices of a career overseas and how a cancer diagnosis...

How wine company The Hidden Sea mixes business with social purpose

"Brands vying for their consumers' attention should have a clear and higher purpose."

2021 Unwrapped: What shoppers want

Consumers are looking for more “meaningful” brands – those that stand for something more than simply satisfying our need...
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Exclusive: Arnott’s CEO opens up on a year of challenges

The best piece of advice I received is “Know when you are a teacher and when you are a student”.

The man from Mars talks digital, diversity and staying relevant

Inside FMCG talks to Mars Food Australia GM Bill Heague.
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Open Farm is set to shake up pet-food market with ethical sourcing

Here's how Open Farm is offering a sustainable alternative to mainstream pet foods.

Australian-first plant-protein manufacturing facility opens

Australia’s plant-based market has received another boost with the opening of an $11 million factory by Proform Foods.
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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 202...