Supplier News

The biggest health show in the country – naturally

Naturally Good, claimed to be the largest expo for healthy retailers, brands and practitioners in the southern hemisphere, is returning to Sydney at the end of this month and is slated to be the biggest event to date. Recognised as Asia Pacific’s go-to event for sourcing the latest healthy, natural …

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Ferrero’s continuing partnership with Fairtrade delivers benefit to thousands

Ferrero will buy 40,000 metric tons of Fairtrade-certified cocoa between 2016 and 2019, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to source sustainably certified cocoa. The ongoing partnership with Fairtrade ensure cooperatives in Ivory Coast can sell their cocoa on Fairtrade terms, creating positive benefits for farmers, their families and …

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ACCC approves Saputo – Murray Goulburn acquisition

The ACCC will not oppose Saputo’s proposed acquisition of Murray Goulburn’s assets, after accepting a court-enforceable undertaking from Saputo to divest Murray Goulburn’s Koroit plant. Murray Goulburn and Saputo, which owns Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, both acquire milk from farmers in south-west Victoria and south-east South Australia, including in areas …

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SPAR Australia Supplier of the Year Awards 2018

The theme for the year’s SPAR Supplier of the Year Awards was ‘Better Together’, a notion supported by the company’s founding principle that “through united cooperation all shall benefit”. This year’s festivities were handled gracefully by emcee, Olympic gold medallist and world champion swimmer, Brooke Hanson. Managing Director of SPAR …

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Game-changing partnership between Mattel and Cobs

Global toy company Mattel has partnered with Cobs Popcorn to release 13 new ‘game-changing’ cards for the card game, Uno. During the promotional period (March 16 to April 1), specially marked Cobs Popcorn packs across Australia include a single card to add to original Uno, with new actions to use …

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Federal Court deems Heinz health claim misleading

The Federal Court has found that health claims made by HJ Heinz Company Australia through its Little Kids Shredz product to be misleading for consumers. According to the ACCC, images and statements about Shredz products being healthy and nutritious for young children were untrue. The court found that Heinz had …

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From the Beerenberg family farm to your family kitchen

Beerenberg has released a new range of condiments to complement any meal, dessert, or cheese platter. Each of the below (except Asian Dressing & Dipping Sauce) is gluten free and all are handmade at Beerenberg’s Hahndorf farm in Adelaide Hills, SA. Mango & Mandarin Curd is bursting with tropical flavours. …

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