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Best new products announced at Fine Food Australia

Fine Food Australia named its best new retail products this week. The triumphant product, as judged by the Retail Word team, was Easy Tiger Pork & Kimchi Gyoza by O’Smiles. The two runners-up were Kreol Prebiotic Sparkling Drinks by The Natural Beverage Company and Organic Ramen Miso from Spiral Foods. A …

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Woolies’ new beer is the ‘best thing since sliced bread’

Unsold loaves of bread from Woolworths have been repurposed and brewed into a limited-edition pale ale. The beer, called Loafer, will be sold exclusively in BWS and Dan Murphy’s. The new product will help raise funds for Feed Appeal. This will put meals on the table for Australians impacted by …

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Bickford’s unveils new production line

Bickford’s Australia has unveiled its new world-class, high-speed production line housed at its facility at Salisbury South, South Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Premier Steven Marshall visited the site during the week to officially open the European manufactured production line. The $20 million project has been three years in …

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Less sugar, more fun!

Renowned confectionery brand Allen’s has unveiled its latest range lollies, made with 25 per cent less sugar than the standard Allen’s jellies range. “We know that Aussies are extremely passionate when it comes to their lollies,” Nestlé Head of Marketing Confectionery, Joyce Tan said. “Our number one focus has been …

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Partnership turns pens into playgrounds

In a bid to encourage Australians to recycle, leading stationery company, BIC has partnered with innovative recycling giant, TerraCycle, launching the Writing Instruments Recycling Program. This partnership is said to have seen impressive results in Europe, where 40 million pens have been diverted from landfill to date.  “At BIC our …

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The world’s first oral health drink launches in Australia

Swirlit, a product claimed to be the world’s first functional oral health drink, has launched into the Australian market. Developed by Australian dentist Angie Lang, Swirlit is a tea-based, botanical oral health drink that uses dental-approved ingredients to aid in the prevention of unnecessary dental issues. The product is sugar …

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Introducing ‘the world’s purest facial wipes’

WaterWipes has launched what is claimed to be the world’s purest facial wipe, featuring three ingredients: 99.9% water, fruit extract and Dead Sea minerals. The facial wipes are designed to care for all types of skin – including the most sensitive. Formulated with the purest ingredients and a new embossed …

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Remedy introduces Tepache to Australia

Remedy Tepache is the latest beverage from kombucha brand, Remedy. Described as “refreshingly real and radically revitalising” with no sugar naturally, Remedy Tepache (te-par-chey) is a live cultured sparkling drink rooted in old school Mexican fermenting traditions pairing tangy pineapple with spicy cinnamon. Remedy co-founders Sarah and Emmet Condon first …

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D’Orsogna opens new factory in Victoria

D’Orsogna has commenced production at its $66 million state-of-the-art 11,000sqm food manufacturing facility in Victoria. Located at Merrifield Business Park, 30km north of Melbourne, the new factory will soon employ 200 people. D’Orsogna also says it will firmly establish them as a national market leader in the smallgoods and meat …

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‘Ditch’ dairy with Califia Farms

World Plant Milk Day took place on Thursday, August 22. With this in mind, Califia Farms says, “now is the perfect time to ditch the dairy and get on board the plant-based movement”. “Numerous studies consistently prove that a wholefood, plant-based diet is best for optimum health, and it’s also …

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