Tag Archives: Woolworths

Woolworths supports bushfire-impacted schools and wildlife

Woolworths has pledged at least $250,000 to animal welfare and rescue organisations caring for wildlife impacted by bushfires across the country. The retailer’s stores will also provide practical support with donations of surplus food where possible. And with back to school around the corner, Big W and Woolworths have donated …

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Woolies to feed Sydney Zoo animals with surplus fresh food

Woolworths and the newly opened Sydney Zoo have announced a partnership this week. Through the Woolworths Stock Feed for Farmers program, Sydney Zoo will utilise the retailer’s surplus food as animal feed. Addressing a large problem Woolworths says there is a $20 billion food waste problem in Australia. In June, …

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Groceries have gone up this Christmas

Groceries are set to be more expensive for Christmas 2019 than in other years, according to the Choice Christmas Basket Challenge. What is the Choice Christmas Basket Challenge? Choice conducts the comparison by putting together a shopping list of 22 items from each store that Australians typically purchase around Christmas …

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Woolworths opens its most sustainable supermarket

Woolworths has opened what is believed to be its most sustainable supermarket. Located at the brand-new Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre in east Melbourne, the new Woolworths store will operate using 100 per cent renewable energy. “Woolworths Burwood Brickworks is the next step in our journey to create a neighbourhood food …

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Can’t say no to a clean FroPro

FroPro’s new range of ‘Singles’ ice cream is claimed to be the first lower cal, sugar-free chocolate coated ice cream stick in Australia. The range includes three new flavours, with the Double Chocolate and Salted Caramel being 150 calories, while the Plant-Based Classic Vanilla Single sits at 160 calories. “Our …

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Woolies CEO and Chairman acknowledge responsibility for underpayments

Woolworths Group CEO Brad Banducci and Woolworths Group Chairman Gordon Cairns have acknowledged their leadership responsibility for the payment shortfalls to salaried team members. “I have made the personal decision to forgo my F20 short-term bonus because I believe it is the right thing for me to do as CEO,” …

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Woolworths OzHarvest Christmas Appeal feeds hungry Aussies

Woolworths is encouraging its customers to purchase a 50-cent meal token during the Woolworths OzHarvest Christmas Appeal to help OzHarvest feed an Australian in need over Christmas. This initiative has come to the fore as a result of around five million Australians experiencing food insecurity, with demand for food relief …

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Danone awarded top prize at Woolies’ Supplier of the Year Awards

Danone has been awarded the top prize at Woolworths’ annual Supplier of the Year Awards. The global food and beverage company took out the 2019 Overall Supplier of the Year Award as well as the Chilled, Bakery and Deli awards in Sydney on Tuesday night. “In a competitive market Danone …

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Hilton Foods opens $280m production facility in Queensland

Hilton Foods Australia has unveiled its new state-of-the-art meat production facility in Heathwood, Queensland. The $280 million facility will produce finished fresh meat products for more than 450 Woolworths stores. It is expected to deliver more than 1,500 tonnes of fresh red meat to stores each week (complementing Hilton Foods …

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