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Coles to pay Norco $5.25m following ACCC investigation

Coles will pay dairy co-operative, Norco, around $5.25 million for distribution to its dairy farmer members. This payment follows an ACCC investigation into whether the retailer has “fully passed” on to Norco the 10 cents per litre (cpl) price rise it charged consumers for Coles-branded fresh milk, as it claimed …

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Heavenly offerings from Halo Top

Two new dairy-free offerings and a limited-edition seasonal flavour will be hitting Woolworths freezer aisles across the nation in November, as Halo Top Creamery unveils its latest additions. Halo Top’s latest tubs sure to tantalise the taste buds include Dairy-Free Mint Fudge Cookie and Dairy-Free Chocolate Hazelnut. One for the …

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Bickford’s launches new RTD Iced Coffee range

Bickford’s Australia has launched a new range of ready to drink iced coffee options. The family-owned business already has a strong coffee history through the award-winning Iced Coffee syrup, which was first produced in November 1919 and is said to still be delivering growth 100 years on. “As we enter …

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Tick of approval for Saputo and Lion cheese deal

The ACCC has decided it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks’ Tasmanian-based cheese business by Saputo Dairy Australia. Saputo is proposing to acquire Lion’s Tasmanian cheese processing plants, located in Burnie and King Island, and Lion’s cheese brands, including South Cape, King Island Dairy and …

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Brownes Dairy goes national with prebiotic yoghurt

Brownes Dairy has expanded beyond the Western Australian market with the launch of a new prebiotic yoghurt pouch for kids. This is the first time the 133-year-old company has taken a yoghurt product nationally. “We’ve always had an appetite to share our products with the rest of Australia, and growing …

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The world’s first cold pressed raw milk hits shelves

An Australian company has developed a safe way for people to enjoy the established benefits of untreated milk, without resorting to the use of heat pasteurisation. Launched at an event in Sydney this week, Made By Cow uses a new, patented, breakthrough method approved by the NSW Food Authority. The …

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Veganism threatens local demand for Aussie meat and dairy

Booming veganism and rising meat prices are a growing threat to the domestic meat and dairy industries, says IBISWorld. According to the industry research company, sales of vegan food products have soared over the past five years in Australia. Intensifying the trend is the fact that the vegan boom has …

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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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High hopes for lactose-free dairy drinks

The lactose-free flavoured milk category is set to grow, according to data and analytics company GlobalData, which found that 24 per cent of surveyed Australians aged 25-34 years think products with ‘lactose-free’ claims are healthier, while 17 per cent affirmed they were intolerant to lactose. The Australian lactose-free flavoured-milk category …

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