Tag Archives: Woolworths

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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20-year-old hommus brand receives a refresh

SSS Foods, a Sydney-based manufacturer of hommus, has launched its new packaging as they modernise the 20-year-old brand. According to SSS Foods, the hommus range is healthy, wholesome and “lighter in taste”. It is also claimed to be sugar free, gluten free, dairy free and vinegar free. SSS Foods has …

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In retailers we trust

Retail, supermarkets and consumer products are Australia’s most trusted industries, according to Roy Morgan’s Risk Monitor. Measuring Net Trust Score (NTS), the research found hardware retailer Bunnings to be the nation’s most trusted brand. Aldi and Woolworths ranked second and third. Coles and Kmart also made the top 10, ranked …

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Caltex and Woolies set out to redefine convenience

Caltex Australia and Woolworths have launched the first Caltex Woolworths Metro store in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde. Owned and operated by Caltex, the new store is said to set a new benchmark of convenience for Australians looking to fill up and meet their convenience shopping needs when on …

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