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Trend towards in-home dining set to stay as restrictions ease, UBS says

In-home eating is expected to remain at elevated levels post COVID-19, with value and innovation driving results.

Mingling with the best

With help from a key industry start-up program, one entrepreneur found the right ingredients to spice things up.

Government phasing out polystyrene food containers in plan to tackle plastic

Food and beverage containers made of hard-to-recycle plastics like PVC and polystyrene will be phased out.

Climate explained: how climate change will affect food production and security

Are food shortages a major threat to New Zealand due to climate change?

Woolworths teams up with Instagram food artist to spark fresh approach to gifting

Gift of Fresh campaign encourages shoppers to support Australian growers in the lead up to Christmas.

Food ministers say Health Star Rating should remain voluntary

Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation supports changes to health star algorithm and considers expansion to canned and fro...

Why Kellogg’s is backing Yume – the ‘eBay for surplus food’

Food waste warrior Katy Barfield is supporting Australian food manufacturers to get a return on surplus product.

Demand for meat alternatives on the rise as eating habits change

Only one in five Kiwis have tried a meat alternative product.

Urgent need to focus on food insecurity – Monash University

Advocacy groups and Monash University urge the government to tackle food insecurity on World Food Day.

Why community-owned grocery stores like co-ops are the best recipe for revitalizing food deserts

While poverty is the primary culprit, some blame food insecurity on the lack of grocery stores in low-income neighborhoo...

Aussie shoppers want supermarkets to cut food waste

Younger consumers are more concerned about food waste than plastic packaging.

Growth in food products far outpaces health and beauty, IRI

Fresher and healthier alternatives to everyday products are experiencing strong growth with more and more shoppers gravi...

US and UK beat Australia on healthiest packaged food

Study uses Australia’s Health Star Rating system to determine the country with healthiest packaged foods and drinks.

Is the Health Star Rating future ready?

OPINION: People eat food, not numbers and directing our attention to behaviour change strategies may be a better and mor...

Labor’s pledge to improve Australian diets is a first – now we need action

Opinion: We can't afford considerations - our health depends on it.

Does displaying unit price encourage shoppers to switch between grocery brands?

New research examines the influence of unit price on brand swapping.

Multicultural consumers present growth opportunity in fresh produce

Ethnic households spend over $45 more on fruit and veg compared with non-ethnic counterparts.

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

The foods causing health epidemics and the way food is produced is pushing the planet to the brink.

Why we need to take food education in Australian schools more seriously

Food education in Aussie schools currently faces several challenges.

Organic, free-range, fairtrade or vegan: how ethical consumption got so selective

Mobilising ethical concerns into our shopping baskets requires breaking old habits and making new ones.