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Food makers sign up to voluntary pact to halve food waste

Woolworths, Coles and food companies across the board set 2030 target to reduce $36 billion worth of economic waste.
Inside Retail & SSI Schaefer

SSI Schaefer automation responds to Covid-19 impact on logistics operations

What’s been most apparent amongst distribution centres in Australia is a rapid shift from a primarily “direct-to-store” ...

Pest prevention is better than cure

In food processing environments, quality pest control is a necessity as pest infestations can place your product and bus...

Food export trade surplus narrows as AFGC calls for more capital investment

Food and grocery imports into Australia are growing faster than exports, but the overall value of the industry rose by 4...

Mars Wrigley to invest in Ballarat plant to ‘Australia-proof’ production

“While the majority of our products are made in Australia today, our ambition is to make even more of our products here ...

How personal shopping app Gimme aims to disrupt online delivery

Gimme's network of personal shoppers will go in-store to make a purchase and bring it to the customer's doorstep within ...

Coles, Woolworths move to automation, gig workers as home deliveries soar

Australia’s supermarket duopoly, Coles and Woolworths, have raced to implement new technology and transform labour arran...

Woolworths, Wesfarmers rank high in modern slavery reporting investigation

A number of retailers have been analysed as part of a wide investigation into the quality of information given up in the...

Here’s why retailers are facing higher transport costs and shipping delays

Covid-19 is continuing to disrupt the global supply chain, and logistics experts warn that retailers need to get stock o...

FoodByUs steps into Australia’s $2 billion liquor market

Since 2019, sales have grown by 600 per cent and MD Ben Lipschitz says there is a strong business case for expanding int...

Retail coffee prices to climb as frost and freight costs bite

"Roast and ground has only coffee and a bit of packaging. Your coffee at Starbucks might not go up as much cause you pay...

SPC is the first Australian company to require all staff to be vaccinated

For those with a pre-existing condition who are unable to receive the vaccine, their circumstances will be considered on...

Sanitarium mulls onsite Covid testing, vaccinations to protect staff

AFGC CEO Tanya Barden says companies have taken “comprehensive measures to keep workplaces safe and essential supplies f...

Food wholesalers face massive losses as orders for perishable goods plunge

“Restaurants and cafes are cancelling orders for millions of dollars worth of perishable food and other goods.”

What Matthew Salter has in store for General Mills

Matthew Salter, MD at General Mills Australia, shares his learnings from working within the Europe division and his plan...