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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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Fenn Foods to launch carbon-neutral Veef

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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 expandin...

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

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Vittoria ramps up product development as it boosts coffee share

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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.

Coles CMO on how the supermarket uses data and AI

Lisa Ronson shares insights into the supermarket’s approach to data.

BWX secures $40m for manufacturing site in Victoria

Sukin owner to build highly automated facility in Victoria following year of strong growth.

Competition watchdog to investigate concerns over Woolworths’ B2B plans

The ACCC said it will examine whether Woolworths' B2B strategy will have an adverse impact on competition.

ACCC wants supermarkets to continue working together

The nation's biggest supermarkets set to continue working together to overcome challenges associated with Covid-19.

Is it time to make face masks mandatory in supermarkets?

A number of fast food chains are now requiring staff to wear face masks, but supermarkets are still hesitant.

Amazon brings personalisation to pets

Amazon Australia launches Pet Profiles to gather more information about the needs of its pet customers.

Diageo to bring paper Johnnie Walker bottle to market

Unilever and PepsiCo among FMCG giants to embrace paper bottle technology driven by Diageo.

Woolworths’ hotel business fined over ‘shout system’

Woolworths' hotel staff found to have offered regular and high bidding gamblers free drinks.

Freedom Foods extends trading halt to late October

Voluntary suspension extended on the basis that investors need more clarity on the company's financial position.

Bega Cheese to cut 74 jobs as it consolidates processed cheese production

Executive chairman Barry Irvin says processed cheese slices is "a shrinking market".