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Coca-Cola Amatil says goodbye to plastic straws

Coca-Cola Amatil will no longer distribute plastic drinking straws and stirrers in Australia. Instead, the company says, it will stock fully recyclable and biodegradable FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) accredited paper straws. Group Managing Director Alison Watkins says the decision is another step forward in the company’s efforts to reduce single-use …

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Foodstuffs NZ wins funding to boost electric vehicles

Foodstuffs has been successful in the latest round of government funding that drives the expansion of electric vehicles (EV) capability. The kiwi company already hosts 48 fast-charge electric EV stations at New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets throughout New Zealand. It also has 28 electric delivery vans. But it will now …

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Bulla appoints new marketing head

Bulla Dairy Foods has appointed Simone Cote (pictured right) to the role of General Manager – Marketing, Innovation and Corporate Strategy. Ms Cote has been tasked with continuing the strategic growth of the Australian iconic dairy brand. She will step into the role in January. “We’re really pleased to welcome …

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A new Aussie health drink with yerba, mate

A new carbonated health drink, MatēCo2, has launched across Australia. The tea brings the benefits and “unique taste” of the ancient South American herb yerba mate to the Australian market, the company says, and is already “wildly popular” in Europe. MatēCo2 founder Vivien Gerber (right) developed an Aussie version after …

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Brand-new Salty Golden Gaytime arrives for summer

Streets Ice Cream has launched a brand new Golden Gaytime just in time for summer – the Salty Golden Gaytime. Streets describes it as, “An utterly delicious take on Australia’s favourite ice cream, with toffee and vanilla ice cream, chocolate, iconic vanilla crumbs and a savoury, light sprinkling of salt.” …

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Devondale Long Life Thickened Cream – back by customer demand

Devondale Long Life Thickened Cream is back on supermarket shelves, thanks to “a large-scale campaign by Australian consumers”. A relaunched 250ml pack (RRP $2.49) has been available in Woolworths, selected independent supermarkets and MG Trading stores nationwide from 29 October 2018. Devondale claims its Long Life Thickened Cream is the …

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Nanna’s brings indulgence to the freezer

Nanna’s Indulgent Collection Mini Crèmes are marketed as filling a gap for dinner-party hosts, romantics and all dessert lovers. Currently available in Woolworths and independent retailers nationally, the premium range includes smooth Caramel, sweet Strawberry and rich Chocolate. Each box contains 16 pieces of a flaky pastry base, topped with …

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Plant-based Beyond Burger to hit Australia

Beyond Meat says it’s bringing its “revolutionary plant-based breakthrough to Australian dinner tables” – the Beyond Burger. According to Beyond Meat, the burger has “all the juicy meat deliciousness of a traditional burger, but comes with all the upsides of a plant-based meal”. The company says Beyond Burger: Packs 20g …

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Say ‘hi’ with Mentos

Mentos has launched its global ‘Mentos Say Hi’ campaign in Australia. In a limited-edition run, special single and multipack rolls will feature Mentos printed with 20 specially designed emoticons. Rather than sharing emojis online, Mentos says it’s encouraging people to put down their smartphones and use emoticon-printed Mentos to spark …

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Yellowglen: a new spritz for summer

Yellowglen has launched the Sunset Spritz range, described as “Australia’s refreshing new take on a bubbly favourite”. Sunset Spritz is said to feature “delicate fruit infusions with a gentle spritz” and is available in two varieties: Sunset Spritz Spritzed Rosé and Sunset Spritz Chardonnay Pinot Noir and Prosecco. “Yellowglen’s Sunset …

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