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Tong Van

Tong Van was born and educated in Vietnam and travels around Southeast Asia frequently. A graduate of Ho Chi Minh City Law School majoring in Legal English, Van has been a content writer for several years. With Inside Retail Asia she has researched the Top 50 Innovative Retail Leaders in Hong Kong for three years running and writes news. Her retail interests include fashion, health & beauty and food.

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Amazonia opens Qld R&D centre to expand its organic offer

The centre will allow the company to grow its product range to close to 80 and add plant-based alternative meats to its ...

Woolworths Group appoints new supply chain chief

Karantoni has been working for Woolworths Group for 20 years under different roles.

Endeavour Group trials low & no-alcohol sections in stores

The sections will be organised in the front and centre of those stores.

Kraft Heinz launches frozen vegetarian snacks

The Heinz Frozen Vegetarian Snacks range is now available nationwide at Woolworths and Independent Grocers.

With mental health in focus, wine group raises the bar for employee health

Besides the package, AVL Wine has also collaborated with charity partner SolarBuddy to encourage employees to join a Goo...

Endeavour doubles seltzer sales, range ahead of summer

Seltzers have become one of the fastest-growing sub-categories across Dan Murphy’s and BWS in the last 12 months.

Ecostore hand wash helps save endangered NZ birds

The hand wash products feature different Underbirds illustrations designed by Kraus - Kakaruia, Tuturuatu, and Kaki - r...

Non-toxic PVDC-free sustainable wine closures released

Jet Technologies said the launch is part of its initiative to promote sustainable packaging within the wine industry.

F Whitlock & Sons expands range, to auction NFT

The brand has collaborated with Aussie artist and social media star Campbell Walker, or Struthless, to create a NFT digi...

Melrose Group names new CEO

Cheong recently held the CEO position at LifeSpace Group.

Woolworths backs next-gen plan to replace virgin plastics

Starting with packaging like the containers used for mini tomatoes, Samsara packaging is expected to hit Woolworths shel...

Who Gives A Crap raises $41.5m to fund expansion

The investment was led by Verlinvest, a family-owned investment group behind Oatly and Tony’s Chocolonely.

Foodland, Food SA program helps 50 local producers to market

The program will be joined by specialists and advisors from Norman Waterhouse, Moore Australia, KWP! and sustainability ...

Endeavour to hire 4000 summer staff for Dan Murphy’s, BWS

While most roles will be in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, some 1000 staff are being sought in other states and territori...

Lion buys Stone & Wood parent Fermentum Group

Other Fermentum’s brands joining Lion include Sunly Seltzer, Two Birds, Fixation and Little Dragon.

Breweries back Covid-vaccination campaign with reimagined ad and free beer

Classic ad remade to promote Jabs, while Lion's Furphy shouts free drinks when bars reopen.

Johnnie Walker toasts 200 with global experience centre in Edinburgh

The project is part of Diageo’s US$256 million investment, the largest single investment programme of its kind ever seen...

Yume project converts cereal waste into craft beer

Ingredients used in the products come from Gladfield, which is committed to environmental sustainability.

Brookfarm’s Prebiotic Wholefood Bar feature added zinc

Prebiotic Wholefood Bar with zinc consists of three flavours - Almond & Cinnamon; Chocolate, Almond & Coconut; and Salte...

Coca Cola Australia launches first alcoholic beverage

The launch is part of the company’s strategy to expand its portfolio of brands to respond to different consumer expectat...