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Shoppers turning away from processed food

As clean eating sweeps the nation food shoppers are turning away from some processed foods, a report reveals. Declining food categories  Herald Sun Consumer Reporter, Karen Collier recently reported on Supermarket data, which shows that purchases of canned fruit and vegetables dropped by five and three per cent, respectively in …

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Woolies’ Drought Relief Milk hit shelves this week

Woolworths started selling its Drought Relief Milk range in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and the ACT this week. The limited-edition range offers customers the option to buy Woolworths Full Cream and Woolworths Lite Milk varieties at $2.20 for 2L and $3.30 for 3L. The extra 10 cents per litre will go …

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Pay rise for Tesco UK’s sustainable dairy farmers

Tesco’s Sustainable Dairy Group Farmers (TSDG) in the UK will soon receive more money for the milk they produce. From November 1, Tesco will increase the price it pays farmers from 30.17ppl (54.38¢) to 31.24ppl (56.31¢). This higher price follows Promar updating its yearly cost tracker budget for the year …

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Woolies and Coles introduce milk levy to help farmers

Woolworths has announced a limited-edition milk range to help provide short-term relief to drought-stricken dairy farmers. Available in Queensland, NSW, ACT and Victoria from mid-October, the new drought relief range will offer customers additional Woolworths Full Cream and Woolworths Lite Milk varieties at $2.20 for two litres and $3.30 for …

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Don’t mislead dairy farmers, says ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned dairy processors not to mislead dairy farmers over milk prices. This follows reports of processors blaming their private-label milk contracts with supermarkets for the low prices offered to farmers. The ACCC’s ‘Dairy Inquiry’ found that almost all contracts for the supply …

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Australian Grand Dairy Awards crowns the cream of the crop

The top 18 dairy products in Australia have been revealed at the 2018 Australian Grand Dairy Awards. The 2018 Grand Champion Cheese went to Melbourne’s Montefiore Cheese for its “soft and sweet” Ovoline. Sydney-based Pure Gelato scooped up the 2018 Grand Champion Dairy Product for its Salted Pistachio Gelato, which …

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ACCC releases interim report from dairy inquiry

To alleviate bargaining-power imbalances between processors and farmers, the ACCC has recommended a mandatory code of conduct following its 12-month inquiry into the Australian dairy industry. After comprehensive analysis of the sector over decades, the ACCC has suggested a mandatory code to address bargaining-power imbalances, improve price and production signals, …

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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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Australian dairy ‘climbing back off the canvas’

After a difficult 18 months, Australian dairy businesses are expected to achieve a return to profitability in the 2017/18 season, according to a recently-released report. ‘The Australian Dairy Sector – Climbing off the Canvas’, a report from agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank, says extenuating circumstances have meant the recovery in global …

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