Industry News

The Rise of Consumer Demand for Natural and Organic

Jul 5, 2017

Consumer demand for natural foods only continues to grow, with Australia’s organic industry currently worth $919 million with predictions it could be worth $1.2 billion by 2022*. Hundreds of new products in the health / natural space debut each in an attempt not only sate the appetite of hungry, health conscious foodies, but to capitalise on it.

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The Hemp Food Industry

Jun 28, 2017

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ)’s decision earlier this year to permit the sale of low-THC hemp seed products as a food, has been welcomed by Australia’s largest grower of hemp, Hemp Foods Australia.

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Ethics on the Menu for Most Diners

Jun 20, 2017

From paddock-to-plate to meat-free Mondays, Australia’s appetite for eco-friendly food trends is at an all-time high, however most Australians do not understand what sustainable dining actually is.

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Entries Open for the Ōra King Awards

Jun 15, 2017

Entries are now open for the fifth Ōra King Awards, with participating chefs from around Australia competing for their chance to win a culinary trip to Japan.

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Nescafé Goes Organic

Jun 12, 2017

Aussies can now get their morning caffeine hit in organic form, following the launch of Nescafé Gold Organic.

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Women in Foodservice: The New Rulers of the Kitchen

Jun 7, 2017

They say that behind every great man is a great woman, but when it comes to foodservice, women are most certainly not waiting around behind men in order to gain recognition. A recurring theme has been popping up in recent food news, highlighting the work of – and appreciation for – women in the foodservice […]

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Pho Nom Chef Jerry Mai to Open Melbourne Laneway Restaurant

Jun 6, 2017

Jerry Mai is gearing up to open her new Vietnamese restaurant and bar, Annam, in the next couple of months on Melbourne’s Little Bourke Street.

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Q&A: Vivian Zurlo

Jun 5, 2017

We spoke with ZURLO Focaccia Company co-founder, Vivian Zurlo to hear about the highlights, challenges and experiences of her career and her thoughts on the food industry.

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Q&A: Lauren Eldridge

Jun 2, 2017

We spoke with inspirational pastry chef, Lauren Eldridge to hear some of her thoughts and experiences working in the food industry.

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Women in Foodservice Awards

Jun 1, 2017

Call for entries.

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