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Perkii teams up with Manassen Foods Australia

Perkii has announced a national distribution partnership with Australian retail cold-chain distribution company Manassen Foods Australia (MFA). As one of Australia’s leading independent grocery importers and distributors, MFA provides a one-stop-shop solution for brand owners, working with corporate retailers globally and servicing more than 5,000 retail outlets nationally. “Manassen is …

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‘Alcohol Currency Report’: wine most popular, but beer drunk most

The Roy Morgan ‘Alcohol Currency Report’ reveals 69.3 per cent of Australians aged 18-years-plus drink alcohol in an average four weeks. Of all Australians 18 years and older, 44.5 per cent consume wine, 39.1 per cent imbibe beer, 27.5 per cent consume spirits, and 13.6 per cent drink cider. Looking …

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Cadbury launches Australia-wide chocolate giveaway

As part of its new ‘Share The Taste’ campaign, Cadbury is giving away a massive amount of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate blocks Australia wide. Cadbury is hosting a range of immersive consumer experiences around the country from May until July 2018 as part of the campaign. During this time, the …

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Nestlé moves to recyclable or reusable packaging

Nestlé says it aims to make all its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, so that none of it – including plastics – ends up in landfill or as litter. “Plastic waste is one of the biggest sustainability issues the world is facing today,” Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider said. “Tackling …

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Doritos cracks into the biscuit aisle

The world’s number one corn-chip brand (Euromonitor International, ‘Packaged Food 2017’) has ventured into the biscuit category with Doritos Crackers. These bite-sized crackers are promoted as being oven baked, not fried, and loaded with the Doritos flavours the brand is famous for: Cheese Supreme, Mexicana, Texan BBQ and Sweet Chilli …

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‘Half of Australians’ believe artificial sweeteners are unhealthy

Research commissioned by Nexba has found that 54.6 per cent of surveyed Australians believe artificial sweeteners are bad for their health. From a national representative sample of 1,002 adults aged 18-plus, the survey results “reinforce our mission to increase awareness about the risks of unnecessary sugar and artificial substitutes consumption”, …

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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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