Industry News

This section contains the latest news, information and major events facing Australia's food and grocery sector.  AFGC will update the newsroom during breaking news and major industry developments.

World’s largest food allergy study launched

The world’s biggest ever study of food allergies, which is spearheaded by the University of Manchester and supported by industry players such as Unilever and Eurofins, began on Friday 22 March 2013.

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‘Fresh’ food category growth, Nielsen global survey

Despite an increase in food prices worldwide, fresh foods remain an important part of the weekly shop globally, according to research published earlier this month by global market researcher Nielsen.

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Consolidated Pastoral Company increasing its beef exports to China

The new chief executive of Australia's second biggest cattle company says it'll be ramping up its sales of beef to China this year.

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Iconic brand Rosella closes down

The food maker Rosella will close down after nearly 120 years in business, with the company's 70 remaining Sydney-based workers to lose their jobs in the next few weeks.

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“Meat tax” proposal creates controversy in Sweden

Swedish agricultural authorities have suggested the implementation of a “meat tax” to reduce greenhouse gases and encourage environmental sustainability.

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