Supplier News

Upcycling food for feed on trend

A growth in the demand for premium livestock feeds sees livestock feed company, Castlegate James Australasia seek to purchase greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers. Reportedly, demand is growing rapidly, and the company is exploring new sources of by-product supply from food manufacturers, retailers and QSR (quick service restaurant) …

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Who takes top shelf for the best sliced bread?

Consumer advocate Choice tested 30 supermarket sliced white bread (24 regular and six gluten-free) to determine who sits on the top shelf. Between the judges, there were 90 years of baking expertise. “Our expert taste testers conducted a blind test of classic white bread brands and also gluten free brands …

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The world’s first cold pressed raw milk hits shelves

An Australian company has developed a safe way for people to enjoy the established benefits of untreated milk, without resorting to the use of heat pasteurisation. Launched at an event in Sydney this week, Made By Cow uses a new, patented, breakthrough method approved by the NSW Food Authority. The …

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Church & Dwight Co appoints managing director

Church & Dwight Co has announced the appointment of David Thomas as its Managing Director in Australia and New Zealand. This announcement follows the retirement of Wayne McCusker ,who has held the role in Australia since 2005. The company, with annual turnover of US$4.1bn globally, has more than 200 products …

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Paddle Pop relaunches Caramel Choc

Paddle Pop is re-releasing Paddle Pop Caramel Choc for a limited time, 30 years since its debut. According to Paddle Pop, fans of Caramel Choc will still recognise the “memorable caramel-flavoured layer on the outside and refreshing chocolate flavour at the treat’s core”, from when it was first released in …

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Kellogg’s clean power move

Kellogg’s Australia has joined the clean energy revolution as they have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Beryl Solar Farm. The 7.5 year deal will generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of the forecast energy requirements of Kellogg’s manufacturing operation in New South Wales. “Our partnership with the …

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A soulful connection

One of Australia’s leading suppliers of beauty, personal and household care, McPherson’s Limited (MCP) has entered into the health and wellness segment, announcing a joint venture with privately owned Australian company, Soulful. “We [have] leveraged our strong financial position to make strategic investments to grow in the $13bn health, wellness …

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