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Supermarkets reinstate product limits at first signs of panic buying in Melbourne

Supermarkets in Victoria have witnessed a resurgence of panic buying as COVID-19 cases rise and troops are called in to help fight the problem.

Fonterra rolls out payment scheme to encourage more sustainable farming practices

Fonterra CEO says “the drivers of value are changing”.

Coles expands Youfoodz into 820 supermarkets

Research shows Coles’ customers are looking for faster options for lunch and dinner.

A2 Milk confirms talks of potential dairy acquisition

A2 Milk has confirmed that it is in discussions with a number of parties following reports that is one of the final contenders in a bid to buy Mataura Valley Milk.

Minimum wage increase to hit retail in February 2021

The minimum wage will rise to $753.80 a week starting July 1.

Winedepot launches national distribution centre to support direct-to-trade marketplace

Winedepot CEO Dean Taylor optimistic of the impact trade deal will have on Australia’s wine export market.

This week in FMCG

This week’s top headlines.

Reckitt Benckiser names marketing director for ANZ

Saurabh Jain takes up the role as marketing director of the company’s consumer hygiene portfolio.

Key reports point to recovery in consumer spending

The latest retail spending, foot traffic and consumer sentiment reports show signs of recovery in May.

Unilever to invest €1 billion in Climate & Nature Fund

The consumer goods giant is targeting net zero emissions from all its products by 2039.