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What Victoria’s abattoir rules mean for the supply and price of meat

With Victoria’s declaration of a state of disaster and imposition of Stage 4 restrictions, many Melburnians have returned to panic buying. Supermarket shelves across the city have been stripped of canned goods, fresh vegetables and meat. The meat buying, at least, makes some sense. After aged care homes, meat-p…

CCA’s Amatil X invests in Indonesian retail-tech venture

Amatil X, the corporate venture capital platform of Coca-Cola Amatil, has invested in Indonesian startup Wahyoo’s Series-A funding round.

7-Eleven launches plant-based food on the go

Convenience chain 7-Eleven has embraced the plant-based meat trend, loading up its shelves with snacks and meat-free alternatives to good old Aussie favourites.

How grocers use data to build customer trust

The role grocers have always played in the hearts of their customers has become even more entrenched following the Covid-19 pandemic.

BWS launches campaign to promote independent brands

Woolworths-owned liquor retailer BWS has launched a multi-million dollar campaign to promote independent suppliers.

Hello Fresh wants to become world’s first carbon-neutral meal kit maker 

Hello Fresh aims to become the world’s first carbon-neutral meal-kit maker by offsetting the full amount of its direct carbon emissions this year.

Maggie Beer to launch plant-based ready meals range

Maggie Beer is to launch a plant-based ready meals range nationally from mid October, launching tyhrough approximately 400 Coles supermarkets.

McCain Foods completes $37 million upgrade of Tasmania food plant

McCain Foods has completed the $37 million upgrade of its manufacturing plant in Tasmania, which has returned to seven-day production despite the pandemic.

Vegan ice cream is proving a hit with consumers globally

As consumers eye more plant-based foods, vegan ice cream has soared in global production.

New plant to boost Australian PET recycling capacity by 30 per cent

Pact Group, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages have partnered to construct a new recycling facility in Albury/Wodonga for PET plastics to reduce waste.