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Cobs pays homage to the US

Paying homage to what Cobs calls “the land of popcorn”, the brand has launched a new Americana range with three new flavours. According to Cobs, the three Americana-range flavours are described as follows: Vermont Maple Vanilla – “celebrating Vermont’s state tree, the maple, this delicious flavour combines the smooth taste …

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Golden North launches Coney Island-inspired treat

Australian consumers can now enjoy a thick and creamy dessert at home with Golden North American Style Frozen Custard. Frozen Custard is a cold dessert similar to ice-cream, but made with egg yolk that is said to give it its extra thick and creamy texture. It originated in Coney Island, …

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Have your say on the Health Star Rating

Stakeholders now have an additional two weeks to provide input on the national Health Star Rating (HSR) system, as public consultation is extended until August 17. Health Star Rating Advisory Committee Chairman Dr Kevin Buckett says public consultation, which opened on June 8, 2017, was part of a planned five-year …

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Beverage companies to head NSW container-deposit scheme

Exchange for Change, an industry joint venture consisting of Coca-Cola Amatil, Asahi, Carlton & United Breweries, Coopers and Lion, has been appointed Scheme Coordinator of the ‘Return and Earn’ container-deposit scheme (CDS), due to roll out in December. The initiative will give customers a 10¢ refund in exchange for bottles …

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Peters launches frozen range of Arnott’s classic biscuit flavours

Peters Ice Cream has teamed up with Arnott’s to offer “the taste of some of Australia’s most iconic biscuits” in a range based on Arnott’s Wagon Wheels, Mint Slice, Iced Vovo and Caramel Crowns. Peters and Arnott’s have a combined heritage of more than 260 years in Australia, and while …

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Egg producer must pay highest penalty for misleading ‘free-range’ claims

The Federal Court has ordered egg producer Snowdale Holdings to pay penalties totalling $750,000 for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were ‘free range’, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “This is the highest penalty that a court has ordered in relation to misleading ‘free-range’ …

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Carman’s new Super Seed & Grain Crackers

Carman’s says their snacks are made with simple, clean ingredients, have no added sugar, and are available in three moreish varieties – perfect on their own or enjoyed with fresh and simple toppings. Strong demand for gluten-free, dairy-free and, increasingly, vegan-friendly options has seen plenty of products hit the shelves. …

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CSIRO’s Food & Agribusiness Roadmap charts course for success

Keeping a greater share of food processing onshore and the better differentiating of Australian food products are major themes across CSIRO’s roadmap, which calls on businesses to act quickly or risk losing future revenue streams to the competitive global market. Developed with widespread industry consultation and analysis, the roadmap seeks …

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Gourmet Garden spices up range with chilled Finished Drizzles

Designed for busy home cooks seeking healthier, fresher condiment options to enhance grilled meat, Gourmet Garden Finishing Drizzles draw on traditional recipes from around the world. Packed with flavoursome Queensland-grown herbs, spices and extra virgin olive oil, the range is gluten free, cold blended for fresher flavour and contains no …

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