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Nestlé launches Milo 30% Less Added Sugar

Nestlé will launch Milo 30% Less Added Sugar – a new version of Milo without cane sugar – in May. “Milo was originally designed as a nutritious drink for undernourished children during the Depression, delivering added vitamins and minerals in a format children enjoyed,” Nestlé General Manager Andrew McIver said. …

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Danone creates ‘Nutricia’ master brand in ANZ

Danone has announced a rebrand of its science-based nutrition products in ANZ under the Nutricia commercial master brand. Danone says the specialised nutrition portfolio covers products and services that support healthy growth and development during the first 1,000 days of life (from conception to two years old) through to age-related …

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Enjoy kombucha at home with SodaStream

SodaStream is partnering with Soda Press Co to create a range of natural, reduced-sugar soda syrups for its sparkling-water system. Soda Press Co was born Down Under and says it makes its syrups from organic ingredients. To coincide with the partnership, Soda Press Co is also launching its latest syrup, …

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One smart cookie – Fruits & Roots from Arnott’s

Arnott’s is launching Fruits & Roots cookies, a new range of delicious cookies, made with real fruit and vegetables. The company says the Fruits & Roots range has the “perfect pairing of real fruits and vegetables in each cookie variety to balance flavour and nutrition”. The cookies are individually packaged …

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San Remo releases Ready Pasta range

Australian pasta brand San Remo is launching a new Ready Pasta range, which it describes as “Australian-made and 100-per-cent preservative free”. There are three products in the range: macaroni, penne and spaghetti. All can be heated in the microwave in just 90 seconds, and each serves two people. Like all …

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Bega goes back to basics with Simply Nuts

Bega says its new peanut butter, Simply Nuts, contains nothing but 100 per cent Australian peanuts and a “pinch of sea salt”. The company claims it developed Simply Nuts to “accommodate the changing palette of the savvy and health-conscious Australian consumer”. According to Bega, Simply Nuts: contains no artificial colours …

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Who needs potatoes? Harvest Snaps launches Black Bean range

Harvest Snaps is launching a new baked snack range made from black beans – Black Bean Baked Crisps. The company became known for its signature pea crisps, which it claims achieved an RSV of more than $12.5 million in its first 18 months. It’s now stocked in more than 3,500 …

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A good Patch: compostable bandages now in Woolies

Patch Bamboo Bandages, claimed to be the world’s first organic, hypoallergenic compostable wound-care solution, are being launched in Woolworths nationally this month. A product of “natural solutions” company Nutricare, Patch Strips are said to have reached a global market in just over 12 months and are now available in more …

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Zebra scan-as-you-go earns its stripes at PAK’nSAVE

PAK’nSAVE in New Zealand is offering customers scan-as-you-go devices from Zebra Technologies to streamline their shopping experience. Zebra says its handheld PS20 computers give customers complete, real-time information about their spending as they shop. PAK’nSAVE has deployed the personal shopping system at supermarkets in New Zealand’s lower North Island. The …

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