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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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A ‘consumer revolution’? One in three eating less meat

A third of British people have either stopped eating meat or are eating less of it, according to new research. Conducted by British supermarket Waitrose, the research reveals a huge shift in the UK’s eating habits. It also revealed that one in eight people now follow either a vegan or vegetarian …

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MLA springs into action with new marketing campaign

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched its spring marketing campaign for lamb. The campaign features the new brand platform ‘Share the Lamb’. According to the MLA, it sets out to “celebrate and champion lamb’s long history of bringing Australians together while actively inviting people to connect over a delicious …

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Coles serves up recyclable packaging for meat

Coles says it will be Australia’s first national supermarket retailer to introduce recyclable packaging for fresh meat and poultry trays. According to the supermarket, the packaging will be made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material. Coles is buying an expected 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays …

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Coles and Woolworths hold lion’s share of fresh meat

Analysis of long-term market trends by Roy Morgan shows that Australia’s two largest supermarkets captured more than 50 per cent of Australia’s $13 billion+ fresh meat market between them in 2017. Market leader Woolworths Group with a 26.5 per cent share, up 1.1 percentage points since 2016, and Coles Group …

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Vegan food launches soar since 2014: Mintel

Research from Mintel reveals a 92 per cent increase in the number of food products launched with a vegan claim between 2014 and 2016, while one in eight carried a vegetarian claim. According to Mintel, the rise in vegan- and vegetarian-friendly launches reflects a growing appetite for meat-free foods among …

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