Supplier News

Violet Crumble celebrates a successful year

Violet Crumble is celebrating one year of production back in Australia. Last year, the iconic chocolate bar was acquired from Nestlé by Adelaide-based family-owned company, Robern Menz. Violet Crumble, according to Robern Menz, has seen a 50 per cent increase in sales.  This is attributed to an expansion into the …

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Nestlé launches an ‘incredible’ plant-based burger

Nestlé has launched a new ‘cook from raw’ plant-based burger across Australia this week. Available exclusively at Woolworths, the Harvest Gourmet Incredible Burger blends natural plant extracts – beetroot, carrot, and capsicum, and is prepared using proprietary techniques that is said to imitate the juicy texture of a beef burger. …

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US’ Rogue River Blue upheld as best cheese in world 

US-based Rogue Creamery’s organic blue cheese has taken top prize as the World’s Best Cheese at the 2019 World Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy. This makes Rogue River Blue the first American champion after expert judges from around the world congregated on Friday to taste 3,804 cheese entries from 42 …

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Aussie Made Beauty

This spring Australians are encouraged to shop Australian-made by looking out for the Australian Made logo when shopping for beauty and personal care products. Research from Roy Morgan shows that 58 per cent of shoppers prefer to buy Australian-made beauty and personal care and cosmetic products, while 23 per cent …

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Brownes Dairy ditches plastic bottles

Brownes Dairy will be the first company in Australia to integrate renewable cartons across its entire milk carton range. The distribution beginning mid-October, will involve the use of Tetra Pak bio-based packages. Materials are plant-based, and use protective layers derived from sugar cane. “There is a lot of emphasis on the …

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Mars Wrigley Australia to open new warehouse in 2020

Mars Wrigley Australia has announced a seven-year partnership with Toll Group and Charter Hall to construct and manage a state-of-the-art warehouse in Truganina, Melbourne. For the first time in Mars Wrigley’s more than 100-year history in Australia, the new Truganina warehouse will store all of the company’s products under one …

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