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Mövenpick expands beyond parlours into Woolworths

Three flavours of Mövenpick ice cream is now available in Woolworths stores.

ACCC calls for improved data protection in loyalty schemes

Consumers generally unaware that some supermarkets continue to track data despite loyalty card not being presented, ACCC report finds.

High level of allergens found in imported foods

Allergens not listed on the product labelling were detected in 46 per cent of products analysed.

Metcash flags $237.4m impairment following loss of 7-Eleven contract

The food and beverage wholesaler expects an annualised earnings loss of $15 million in its food pillar.

Caltex says $8.6bn bid undervalues business but open to revised offer

Caltex leaves the door open for revised bid by offering non-public information to the Canadian company.

Australian dollar up

Aussie dollar lifts against the greenback.

Treasury Wines appoints former Aristocrat CFO to board

Toni Korsonas has over 10 years experience in senior leadership roles at FMCG giants including Goodman Fielder and Kellogg’s.

Parents’ group slams Kellogg’s and PepsiCo over ‘unhealthy’ food marketing

Discount grocer Aldi was praised by the group for ‘supportive’ ad campaigns.

Vegemite Villa opens at the home of Bega

Booking.com has created a new accommodation experience in the shape of a Vegemite jar.

Report to look into social cost of alcohol

Health Minister Greg Hunt has pointed out Australia’s taxes on alcohol are already among the highest in the world.

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