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Aldi backs campaign to raise consumer awareness of unit pricing

A national campaign aimed at helping grocery shoppers get the best value for money has been welcomed by discount supermarket chain Aldi.

V2Food secures $77 million to fund expansion and Asian foray

Australian plant-based meat startup V2Food has secured $77 million in series B funding, including contributions from Singapore fund Temasek and Sequoia Capital China.

Kiwi’s support local cheese makers as grocery sales soar

Kiwi’s support local cheese makers as grocery sales soar

New Zealand’s cheesemakers are witnessing a huge uplift in interest in sales of locally-produced cheeses, with consumers eschewing common choices to branch out into more interesting and adventurous selections.

Woolworth refuges

Woolworths won’t be using JobMaker hiring credits

Woolworths has said it will not be partaking in the Government’s recently announced JobMaker hiring credit scheme, which allows businesses to receive subsidies for hiring Australians aged 35 and under.

Relief, despair mount as Melbourne retailers get green light for November 2

Melbourne Premier Dan Andrews announced a number of relief measures to locked-up Melbournians on Sunday, including the date retailers, and other businesses, will be able to open doors to the public: Monday, November 2.

Lewis Road Creamery bought by agricultural fund

Agricultural fund Southern Pastures has completed its takeover of Lewis Road Creamery, which aims to grow the New Zealand-based company’s export plans.

Part Time Rangers

Jack Daniel’s parent snaps up Kiwi RTD startup Part Time Rangers

Brown-Forman has bought two-year-old New Zealand RTD startup, Part Time Rangers.

Foodbank seeks help, fearing surging demand for meals

Australian charity group Foodbank says the need for food relief is increasing and the post-Covid ‘peak hunger’ has yet to come.

Building resilience through export in the post-Covid world

Leveraging Australia’s reputation for clean, green and safe products by opening export channels, may just be your ticket to building resilience and growth in 2021 and beyond.

Diana Scott

A new frontier for ethically produced pet foods

In just three years, Frontier Pets, a business that sells ethically-produced pet foods, has grown from 85 customers to more than 8000.