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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.

Ten new themes added to Aldi’s Peoples’ Picks Awards

Supermarket chain Aldi has unveiled 10 new themes for its People’s Picks Awards this year based on home activities, in keeping with the Covid-19 era.

Woolworths trials QR code contact tracing in Victoria, NSW

Woolies switches several stores into online deliveries to support the vulnerable communities in Melbourne.

Evian creates label-free bottle in circular economy move

French Mineral water brand Evian has launched a label-free bottle, its first circular designed container.

Plant-based meat startup V2food launches in Drakes supermarkets

The V2mince and V2burgers will be available in 61 Drakes Supermarkets stores from today.

Seven & I buys US Speedway chain in US$21bn deal

7-Eleven convenience-store chain owner Seven & I will purchase Marathon Petroleum’s American Speedway petrol stations for US$21 billion.

R U OK?: KitKat partners with suicide prevention charity

Nestle’s KitKat has partnered with Australian suicide prevention R U OK? to encourage Aussies to have a ‘Chit Chat’ with impact.