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Flora & Fauna founder takes aim at plastic packaging

Flora & Fauna CEO Julie Mathers has launched a campaign to encourage businesses to stop using plastic satchels and bubble wrap.

This week in FMCG

This week’s top headlines.

“A smart move”: Why Woolworths is expanding B2B offer

The supermarket is expected to launch a new online shopping site for business customers this year.

Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of GKC Foods

Barry Callebaut gains strong foothold in ANZ markets.

Kim Kardashian sells stake in KKW Beauty to Coty

The deal, which is worth US$200 million, raises KKW Beauty’s valuation to $1 billion.

FSANZ rejects claims that coloured pregnancy warning would add ‘unreasonable cost’ to alcohol industry

Food and beverage regulator revises wording of a pregnancy warning label on packaged alcoholic beverages.

Coles grants to aid bushfire recovery, sustainability initiatives

Supermarket giant aims to boost food and beverage production through grants.

MainStream Aquaculture pivots online to combat COVID impact

World’s largest barramundi producer now selling direct to the public via online store and has commenced weekly farm gate sales at its Melbourne farm.

Amazon to double operational footprint with robotics fulfilment centre

Staff will work alongside Amazon’s most advanced robotics technology to deliver a “smarter, faster and more consistent experience for its customer”.

‘Not our finest hour’: Freedom Foods to write down $60 million of out-of-date stock

Freedom Foods calls in PwC and Ashurst to investigate potential fraudulent activity after announcing a $60 million write-down from expired milk.